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Multicultural Skin Care

Multicultural skin has special needs and conditions, but many cosmetics and treatments aren’t created for us. Find out which treatments to try and which ones you should avoid. With these informative articles and expert advice, you'll love the skin you're in.
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Info, Tips, Advice, Treatments and Skin Care Regimens for Skin of Color
Sun care advice, tips, treatments, regimens and facts for women of color.

What Is Chemical Exfoliation?
Chemical exfoliation benefits for glowing, healthy skin.

Transition Your Beauty Routine from Summer to Fall
Use these tips to help transition your beauty routine from summer to fall.

Is The Bird Poop Facial the Secret to Flawless Skin?
Uguisu no Fun (or nightingale feces) is an ancient beauty treatment used by Japanese geishas and kabuki actors. It's now a favorite treatment of Victoria and David Beckham and even Oprah has tried it. Does it work? Or is this just, well, crap?

Skin Icing: How This Chilly Facial Beautifies Skin
Skin icing is a cool way to clear the face of blemishes, combat wrinkles and improve circulation for a smooth, glowing complexion.

How to Get Rid of Dark Spots From Mosquito Bites
Tips to get rid of dark spots from insect bites.

The ABCs of the New Skin Creams
You've probably been hearing about BB, CC and now DD Creams. What are they and do you need one?

Shaving Tips to Prevent "Strawberry Legs"
Shaving tips to prevent or help get rid of dark pores on the legs.

Go Green Beauty Tips
It's April. Go green this month by choosing earth-friendly beauty products or planting a beauty garden and creating your own homemade beauty recipes.

Top Beauty Tips for March
It's March! Spring clean your makeup, get your skin ready for the warm weather.

Top 10 Tips for Healthy Skin of Color
10 must-do tips to keep skin of color healthy.

Top Beauty Tips for the New Year
It's January! Make resolutions, schedule beauty treatments, get ready for the New Year!

How to Get Rid of Dark Pores on the Legs
If you're tired of hiding little dark dots on your legs with makeup or hosiery, here are a few ideas to help you get rid of dark pores for smoother-looking skin.

10 Beauty Resolutions to Keep
10 important resolutions to keep skin of color beautiful all year.

Help For Dry Winter Skin
Here are 18 tips to help skin of color combat dryness during the cold, winter months.

Kick Ash! No More Ashy Skin
What is ashy skin and how do you treat it?

Health & Beauty Tips for Your Breasts
Take care of your breasts from the inside and on the outside with these tips to keep them beautiful and healthy.

Is Eye Cream Really Necessary?
If you're using a facial moisturizer, do you really need an eye cream? Or are you just wasting money?

Hyperpigmentation in Skin of Color
What is hyperpigmentation and why is it so common in darker skin?

How to Use Sunscreen When Wearing Makeup
Dermatologists advise us to reapply sunscreen after two hours. But what if you've already applied your foundation, blush and setting powder? How can you reapply sunscreen without ruining your makeup? Here are some great tips for using sunscreen when wearing makeup.

Is Your Sunscreen Really Protecting You?
How to read the new FDA required labeling on OTC sunscreens and find the one that offers you the most protection against UVB and UVA radiation.

Sun Safety for Multicultural Women
The melanin in skin of color protects us from the sun, sun damage and skin aging. Or does it?

Sun Protection Tips for Asian Women
Sun protection tips to prevent age spots, hyperpigmentation and melasma in Asian skin.

4 Reasons Why Latinas Should Wear Sunscreen
Latina skin needs sun protection. Find out the top reasons why Latinas should use sunscreen every day.

Beauty Tips for Allergy Sufferers
Beauty tips to help allergy sufferers relieve puffy, tired eyes, red sore noses and dry skin caused by seasonal allergies.

What Causes Dark Under-Eye Circles?
What causes dark circles under the eyes in women of color?

Quick Tips For a Clear, Glowing Complexion
Want to try the natural makeup trend? First use these tips for a clear, glowing complexion.

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes.

Beauty & Skin Care Tips for Pregnant Women
Beauty and skin care tips for pregnant women.

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Sun Safety for Skin of Color?
Test your knowledge about sun safety for skin of color.

Juice Recipes for Clear & Smooth Skin
Fresh fruit and vegetable recipes for clear and smooth skin.

Your Best Tips for Getting Rid of Dark Under-Eye Circles
Share your best tips for getting rid of dark circles under the eyes.

Banish Summer Breakouts
Try these great tips to prevent or get rid of summer acne.

Top Beauty Tips for February
Here's your February Multicultural Beauty Calendar. Get ready for Valentine's Day, stock up on fragrances and get tips for caring for dry winter skin.

May Multicultural Beauty Calendar
Protect your skin and get ready for warm weather with these get hot for summer tips!

My Favorite Eye Cream
Readers share their favorite eye cream products.

What You Should Look For in a Sunscreen
5 Top things to consider when buying sunscreen.

Hyperpigmentation Treatment for Skin of Color: Proceed With Caution

Shea Butter: What It Is, Why It Works

Natural Alternatives to Petroleum Jelly
If you're nervous about the ingredients in petroleum jelly but want the great moisture retaining and dry skin protection, try these natural alternatives.

Why Do I Have White Spots on My Skin?
Reader Q&A: Why do I have white spots on my skin?

Top 8 Products to Cover Up Hyperpigmentation
8 great products to cover dark spots and skin discoloration.

Exfoliating Facial Treatments
Two exfoliating facial treatments, ExfoliKate and a homemade mask for a smoother complexion.

Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask

White Age Spots

Are You Over-Exfoliating Your Skin?
Signs that you are over-exfoliating your skin, plus tips to keep your skin healthy and youthful.

8 Top Skin Care Benefits of African Black Soap
The skin care benefits of African black soap.

What is Physical Exfoliation?
Tips and techniques for safer physical exfoliation of the skin.

Sunscreen & Vitamin D Deficiency
Many African-Americans are vitamin D deficient. Is this because of sunscreen?

Stop the Holiday Beauty Busters
How to stop the holidays from ruining your beauty routine.

12 Ways to Destress Your Skin
The adverse effects of stress on the skin.

Anti-Wrinkle Diet: Top Foods for Younger Looking Skin
Eat a diet with these foods rich in antioxidants to help skin look younger and wrinkle-free.

6 Best Natural Wrinkle Prevention Tips
Here are 6 natural anti-wrinkle tips to prevent or diminish the signs of aging.

Hair Waxing Skin of Color
Hair waxing tips for skin of color.

14 Wrinkle Reducers
14 wrinkle reducers to keep your skin wrinkle free or diminish and reduce existing fine lines and wrinkles.

How to Do Marma Point Facial Massage
What is marma point massage and why is it great for your face?

Hair Removal for Women of Color
How to pick the best hair removal method for darker skin tones.

How to Get Rid of Dry, Chapped & Discolored Lips
Help for 3 common lip problems - dry & chapped lips, lip discoloration and cold sores.

6 Secrets to Great Looking Lips
Want great looking, healthy lips? This article contains the 6 secrets to smooth, soft and beautiful lips.

How to Treat Melasma During Pregnancy
Mask of Pregnancy: Safe ways to treat melasma while you're pregnant.

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