Skin and Beauty

Skin and Beauty

BLACK GIRL MAKEUP LOOKS THAT GOT US DROOLING

Hey Divas, If you are a woman of color, you know first-hand, the challenge of navigating the makeup aisles to find shades suitable for your skin-tone. If you are a dark-skinned woman of color, that challenge becomes even greater. Not only is it virtually impossible to find a foundation or…

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10 TIPS FOR AN AGELESS BEAUTY

Hi Damsels! As skin ages, a number of visible and hidden changes occur and anti-wrinkle skin care is a must. This is where you crave for an ageless beauty. On the inside, production of collagen decreases and skin cell growth slows down. On the outside, skin can become discoloured, saggy,…

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5 BEST AT-HOME MICRODERMABRASION PRODUCTS

Hi Damsels! If you’re thinking about trying microdermabrasion at home, there are a few things you should know about the beauty treatment before you begin. Microdermabrasion uses physical exfoliation to slough away the top layer of skin to give it a healthy glow and help increase cell turnover. To achieve Microdermabrasion…

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TOP 5 FACE CREAMS FOR AN EVEN SKIN GLOW

Hi Damsels! Of course this is Africa! Few weeks to come would have us experiencing the harmattan. Somehow, no matter how many coats, gloves, hats, and scarves you layer on in this weather, your poor face can’t help but be exposed to the wind or hot air. So what can…

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WHAT IS YOUR SKIN TYPE? FIND OUT HERE!

Hi Damsels! A very crucial aspect of skincare which is knowing your skin type is our topic of discuss today. Your skin type will be a guide to knowing how to build your skincare regimen and also the types of products that will be suitable for you. So let’s get…

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4 TIPS IN CHOOSING A GOOD NIGHT CREAM

4 TIPS IN CHOOSING A GOOD NIGHT CREAM

Hi Damsels! Getting your eight hours of beauty sleep is great, but what if we told you there’s a way you can do even better? What if we told you there’s one simple step before you crawl under the covers that can give you the complexion of your dreams? So…

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5 BEST EYE MAKEUP REMOVERS

Hi Damsels! When choosing which makeup remover is best, we always look for three main characteristics: taking off everything in one swoop, not clogging pores and non gross and many other factors. Besides, it every lady needs something to prevent her from having dark circles, as water and soap alone…

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5 BEST WAYS TO GET RID OF OILY SKIN

Hi Damsels! Oily skin can be very frustrating to manage, especially when you have to deal with it on a regular full work day. Your skin produces excess oil due to different factors which include but not limited to genetics, hormones or the weather in your area. While a little…

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PERFECT SKINCARE TIPS FOR DARK WOMEN

Hi Damsels! There are different set of challenges for women with darker skin as compared to women with lighter skin. Most skin care products are formulated to women with light, combination skin, meaning black women need to choose their arsenal of skin care products and routines carefully. From the right type…

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6 BEST LIGHTENING EXFOLIATING SCRUBS

Hi Damsels! Most people suffer from some type of unwanted dry skin and skin darkening at some point and there are many reasons why this can happen. You can invest in skin lightening or bleaching creams, serums and over-the-counter specialty treatments, or go to your dermatologist for medical remedies, but…

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5 BEST LIGHTENING EYE CREAMS

Hi Damsels! Have you seen a woman who looks exactly like a panda? Well, any woman who has never complained about her under-eyes is so fortunate. It turns out, such women are few and far between. The case here is; eye issues are always the topic for most women thus, whether…

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5 WAYS TO DETERMINE AN AFRICAN SKIN TONE

Hi Damsels! Would you rather a warm or a cool tone when it comes to choosing the most flattering makeup hues? Well, choosing the right colors based around your hair, eye, and natural undertones will, after all, accentuate your natural features and make you glow. You go through a lot…

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TOP 4 HYDROQUINONE-FREE SKIN LIGHTENING CREAMS

Hi Damsels! Usually, hydroquinone is a special ingredient in many lightening creams with whitening effect. These creams make your skin lighter but very few people know that they are very toxic! Hydroquinone makes the skin defenseless against ultraviolet and significantly increases the risk of malignant tumors, especially skin cancer; risk of significant hyperpigmentation in the future;…

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5 MOST AFFORDABLE SKIN LIGHTENING SOAPS

Hi Damsels! Are you one of the many women from around the world who is obsessed with getting that fairer or more even skin tone? Many companies because of the increasing demand and clamor for whiter skin, have manufactured their own skin whitening products, including skin lightening soap that promises “whiter skin”. The question…

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5 SKIN BLEACHING EFFECTS TO BE MINDFUL OF

Hi Damsels! Well, it is now known that chemical bleaching can lead to serious skin and health conditions which are very disastrous. A healthy-looking skin is not something anyone wants to trade off or sacrifice. This is very true. In a failed bid to enhance their skin beauty, many have ended…

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4 AT HOME FACIAL MASSAGE TIPS

Hi Damsels! The solution is within your reach to always get that radiant complexion and make your skin glow. Scrubbing the face two to three times in a week is a good way to remove ingrained dirt, and also to improve the overall look of your face. Most times carrying it…

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TOP 5 WAYS TO ACHIEVE UNDERARM DETOX

Hi Damsels! Underarms detox is a real movement happening right now in the natural beauty community. This is an actual pit on your body that collects sweat and bacteria. The armpit remains closed, unless you are pumping in dancing. If you add in deodorants which have often been criticized for containing…

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5 DAILY ROUTINES THAT COULD BE CAUSING ACNE

Hi Damsels! Beauty goes along with many responsibilities. While a bad breakout no longer ruins your life like it did in the past, it’s still embarrassing and frustrating. So you should ask yourself this question; “Why are you still suffering from breakouts?” First off, acne-prone people are born with about…

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TOP 6 WAYS YOU CAN COPE WITH MENOPAUSE AND SKIN CHANGES

Hi Damsels! Menopause is a stage every woman must attain. There are various features attached to it. For instance, the most common skin complaints during menopause are increased dryness and wrinkling. Typically, the skin lacks its former luster and radiance and may even become looser. These changes likely result from…

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5 SECRETS OF STAYING YOUNG FOREVER

Hi Damsels! Truth be told, staying young and beautiful forever may have seemed a science fiction, but fiction is rapidly becoming fact. Yes! All thanks to new medical advances. Yesterday’s advances focused on disease management, while today’s new frontier is staving off sickness and aging altogether. Today deals with staying…

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COCONUT WATER SKIN BENEFITS YOU NEVER KNEW

Hi Damsels! We’ve been dealing with coconut oil, but let’s deal with other components of the coconut, its water precisely. Yes! Do you know that coconut water contains nutrients that are useful for the body? Most times we break the coconut and throw the water away, which is so wrong! The truth…

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5 WAYS YOU CAN PUT BAKING SODA INTO GOOD USE

Hi Damsels! Your box of baking soda may have been lurking somewhere in the back of the fridge for months. Well, this white powder also has amazing beauty benefits. Just like olive oil and coconut oil, you can use it from hair to toenails, even for skin lightening. Yes! You…

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TOP SKIN REPAIR CREAMS TO TRY

Hi Damsels! We all know that the skin could get damaged as a result of using wrong skin care products, especially the skin lightening creams. We have always chosen to go natural on several occasions, using ingredients from our kitchen to get our skins repaired, but what about trying out…

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3 METHODS TO ACHIEVE A PERMANENT SKIN LIGHTENING EFFECT

HI Damsels! Many of us struggle with the appearance of our skin, perhaps from pigmentation, birthmarks or dark marks. You probably have heard all about permanent skin lightening, or bleaching. Well, before you jump into this drastic measure and start scheduling appointments, it’s important to consider it carefully and really do your…

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TOP 5 SUNBURN CREAMS

Hi Damsels! Usually, sunburn treatment is a bit painful, as sunburn is painful itself. Thankfully there are some great ways to treat a sunburn. This includes home remedies for sunburn or even some traditional methods that almost everyone uses. Although most of the home and traditional sunburn methods are pretty easy to…

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3 SIGNS THAT SHOW YOU ARE USING THE WRONG SKIN LIGHTENING CREAM

Hi Damsels! Usually, powerful skin lightening creams are available on prescription from a doctor. These usually contain one or both of the following medications: hydroquinone and corticosteroids (steroid medication), such as hydrocortisone. Products containing these ingredients that haven’t been prescribed by a doctor are banned in advanced countries, but we…

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHEMICAL PEELS

Hi Damsels! Some of us may be wondering what chemical peels really are. Well, here’s a simple meaning to this; Chemical peels are liquids brushed on to the face to remove dead skin cells and stimulate the growth of new cells. The aim of this cosmetic procedure is to improve…

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POPULAR INGREDIENTS IN SKIN LIGHTENING CREAMS

Hi Damsels! Of course, the skin lightening process occurs in several stages. Most of the current skin lightening ingredients on the market work at different stages of the process and typically provide the best results when combined together into one product. Here are the popular ingredients in skin lightening creams;…

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TOP 5 DEODORANTS THAT LIGHTEN UNDERARMS

Hi Damsels! So many conditions bring about dark underarms such as shaving, dead cells and many others, but deodorant usage is probably the most prominent reason. There are many moisturizing creams available in the market that are capable of whitening the underarms, but using a cream or other skin lightening products…

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3 TIPS TO LIGHTEN DARK FEET IN JUST ONE WEEK

Hi Damsels! Having dark feet usually gives an unattractive appearance to a lady. This darkness is caused by excessive production of melanin. Although there are several skin lightening products that can be used to get rid of dark feet, but you can actually lighten these in just one week, using…

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TOP 5 SKIN LIGHTENING OILS

Hi Damsels! It’s difficult to see an individual who doesn’t crave for a clear, brighter and fairer looking skin, except that person isn’t from this planet. Bright skin looks flawless. Like every other skin lightening product, essential oils are beneficial in healing the skin. This is why they are used in…

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TOP 5 SKIN LIGHTENING BODY WASHES

Hi Damsels! Yes! Virtually all of us have the habit of complaining that this and that are disturbing the skin. Well, that’s why we are humans; no one is perfect. Here, you’ll have people bothered about lightening their complexions, while others are looking forward o eliminating one skin irritation or…

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