Skin Care

Azealia Banks Defends Decision To Bleach Her Skin

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In a Facebook Live video, Azealia Banks defended her controversial decision to bleach her skin. The outspoken 25 year old rapper, known more for her racist and often vile remarks about everyone from Skai Jackson to Zayn Malik, doesn’t think that deciding to lighten her...

Angela Bassett Creates Skincare Line For Darker Skin Tones

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All skincare is not created equal. Brown-skinned women often deal with issues those with lighter complexions do not, including hyperpigmentation and uneven skin tone. Angela Bassett is coming to the rescue in partnership with Dr Barbara Sturm, a widely known skincare expert, to create a...

The Glo Up: Closing The Case On The Best Exfoliator For All Skin Types

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If you’re not careful, Beauty Vlogger recommendations will have your bank account singing the blues into a faulty microphone for spare change. Whenever a pretty brown girl on YouTube says I need to pick something up, I just need to go get it. Needless to...

Are You Down With the #NoShave Armpit Trend?

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There’s an interesting new trend making a comeback among young women: hairy armpits. A quick glance at the #NoShave or #NoShaveNoShade tags on Twitter, Instagram, and most noticeably Tumblr, and you’ll uncover scores of young women refusing to wax, shave, or laser off the hair...

5 Skin Care Mistakes to Avoid

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The road to picture perfect skin can be a complicated quest, filled with constant breakouts, scarring, oily T-zones and skin envy towards those with blemish-free faces. After so long, these issues can eventually lead to the belief that a clear complexion can only be attained...

Acne, Accutane, and Elementary School

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In a 60-minute scripted television segment I counted twelve commercials selling acne products that claimed to all but miraculously deliver to consumers a brand new face in just 7-10 business days all for no more than $30, excluding shipping and handling.  What none of these...