Do brown and dark skin women need sunblock?

The quick answer: yep. There’s no way around this. While brown and darker skin has a natural “protection” against sun damage and sun burn from their increased amount of melanin, the truth is that they still need to wear sunscreen. Some women with darker skin may have a natural SPF of 13, but that doesn’t…

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How to Actually Clean Your Face

Over the years, I’ve realized that there is a better, more efficient way to cleanse your face. As a beauty editor, I realized this through many expert interviews and interactions. Cleaning your face to its best is a process and many women, not surprisingly, have been doing it wrong. First, Remember Your Key Factors: The…

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Should you start multi-masking?

The quick and easy answer: probably so. But what is multi-masking? It’s is the process of applying two different masks that are meant to target your multiple skincare issues at once. We’ve all heard that doing a mask once or twice a week is great for hydration, brightening, acne-prevention, etc. But, what we hadn’t really…

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Get the Look: My Easy, Natural Beach Makeup

Two weeks ago, I found myself preparing to pack for an amazing trip with Strength of Nature to Jamaica. Completely forgetting what warm weather felt like, I realized after stuffing my makeup bag that I was wasting my time, trying to pack unnecessary makeup that I wouldn’t need or use in the Jamaican humid weather. Plus,…

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How I Combat Dry Skin While I Sleep

Question: Do you all use fresh products, or am I the only one that’s hip? It’s not just me? Oh, okay. I used to have very dry skin in the mornings, and I had no idea of how to deal with it. Regardless of the fact that I’m blessed to have pretty even and blemish free…

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