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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.
What is Your Skin's Undertone?
Confused about skin undertones? Read these tips to find out whether you're warm, cool or neutral and to also figure out what undertones to look for in your makeup.
Avoid "Strawberry Legs" with These Shaving Tips
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How to Find Flattering Nail Polish
Your skin tone and complexion can determine which nail color you should wear.
8 Skin Care Benefits of African Black Soap
African black soap has several skin nourishing ingredients. Find out more about these ingredients and why they are beneficial for healthy looking skin.
This Bites! How to Get Rid of Dark Spots From...
Mosquito bites are a nuisance and can cause itching and discomfort, but in skin of color this minor skin trauma can also cause dark spots. Here's how to get rid of them.
10 Oatmeal Facial Masks
Oatmeal makes a fantastic skin care ingredient in facial masks. It's been used for beauty in multicultural households for years. Find the perfect facial mask for your skin type.
So Cool! Skin Icing for Clear Skin
Skin icing is a cool way to clear the face of blemishes, combat wrinkles and improve circulation for a smooth, glowing complexion.
9 Treatments for White Age Spots That Appear on...
How to identify and treat IGH hypopigmentation or small white spots on skin of color.
Is Petroleum Jelly Bad for Your Skin?
Petroleum jelly has been used for years to relieve dry skin conditions. Does it really moisturize the skin or does it clog pores?
The Best 8 Products to Hide Hyperpigmentation
8 great products to cover up age spots, dark spots and hyperpigmention.
Juice Recipes for Clear Skin
Fresh fruit and vegetable recipes for clear and smooth 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 the Secret to Great Skin in Your Spice Rack?
Turmeric for Beauty? This super skincare spice has amazing beauty benefits.
How to Safely Use African Black Soap
African black soap has numerous skin benefits, but some might find it drying and irritating for certain skin types. Follow these tips to safely use ABS.
Moringa Oil Skin Benefits
Find out why moringa is called a
How to Pick the Right Lipstick For Your Skin Tone
Can't find the right lipstick shade? Try these tips to help you pick lipstick shades that are perfect for your skin tone.
10 Must-Have Products For Sweat-Proof Makeup
10 sweat-proof and waterproof products that help makeup stay put.
12 Shaving Tips To Prevent Ingrown Hairs
Shaving is a fast and inexpensive hair removal method for the legs, but for African American women and other women of color, it can cause problems, such as ingrown hairs. Find out how to prevent them.
How to Pick the Right Foundation
Learn how to match foundation to your skin tone.
What Is Eczema? How Does It Appear on Skin of...
Eczema is a inflammatory skin condition that causes severe itchiness and unique problems in skin of color, including skin discoloration.
Hyperpigmentation Treatment for Skin of Color:...
Hyperpigmentation treatments for skin of color.
What Causes Dark Under Eye Circles?
What causes dark circles under the eyes in women of color?
Hyperpigmentation in Skin of Color
What is hyperpigmentation? Why does it happen to darker skin?
20 Makeup Tips For Contact Lens Wearers
You can safely wear makeup and avoid infections and discomfort while wearing contact lenses by following these 20 tips.
Could You Be Over-Exfoliating Your Skin? Heed...
Are you over-exfoliating your skin? Use these tips to make sure you're not just damaging your beautiful skin of color.
How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes.
The Reason Why You Have White Spots on Your Skin
Reader Q&A about white age spots on the skin.
How to Buy Authentic African Black Soap
African black soap has numerous skin care benefits, but are you sure you're getting the real thing?
Cuticle Care: 5 Reasons for Cracked Cuticles...
5 reasons you have cracked cuticles and peeling skin around the nails and how to solve them.
Why You Should Use Shea Butter
Shea butter is an antioxidant-rich vegetable oil from the African karite tree that fades dark spots and age spots, helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles and soothes skin irritations.
3 Common Lip Problems Solved
Help for 3 common lip problems - dry & chapped lips, lip discoloration and cold sores.
Quick Tips for Clear, Glowing Skin
Want to try the natural makeup trend? First use these tips for a clear, glowing complexion.
10 Beauty Resolutions You Should Keep!
10 important resolutions to keep skin of color beautiful all year.
Turmeric Anti-Aging Recipes for the Face
Turmeric has anti-aging and wrinkle stopping properties. Try these two at-home treatments for smooth and supple skin.
Why You'll Soon Find These 7 Exotic Ingredients...
Plants and trees native to Africa and Asia have long been used in natural cosmetics and skin care products. They will soon be as popular as shea and aloe vera are today. (I was right about argan oil!)
Tips for a Safer Gel Manicure
Gel manicures last longer and resist chipping, but they can be damaging to the nail bed if not done properly. Here are tips for a safe gel manicure.
Work It! 9 Ways to Use Your Skin Tone to Look...
9 tips that will help you use your skin tone to look your best.
Top 12 Black Beauty Products
The top black beauty products and companies.
The New Beauty Oil from Colombia: Is it the...
Caryodendron orinocense seed oil is so new, it doesn't even have a universal name. Is the oil from the Colombian cacay tree the Next Big Thing in beauty?
Get the No-Makeup Makeup Look in 9 Simple Steps
Like the clean no-makeup look, but just don't think you can pull it off? Try these simple steps.
8 Rose Petal Recipes for Beautiful Skin
All about the skin care benefits of roses and 8 rose petal beauty recipes.
Makeup Tips for Covering Melasma
Learn how to cover up your melasma with these makeup tips.
Is Petroleum Jelly Safe?
Get the facts about the safety of petroleum jelly in cosmetics.
Top 10 Tips for Healthy Skin of Color
10 must-do tips for healthy skin of color.
How to Safely Remove Eye Makeup
How to safely remove eye makeup to avoid irritation, dry eye syndrome and infections.
Do You Have Ashy Skin? Learn How to Treat This...
What is ashy skin and how do you treat it?
How to Prevent Ingrown Hairs for Smoother Skin
Women of color with curly and tightly coiled hair are susceptible to ingrown hairs. Here's how to prevent and treat them.
12 Tips for Long Lasting Makeup
12 tips for longer lasting makeup.
How to Pick the Best Red Lipstick for Your Skin...
Love red lipstick? Here are surefire ways to help you choose the best shades and to wear it well!
Pregnant? Tips for Melasma, Stretch Marks &...
Beauty and skin care tips for pregnant women.
How to Pick a Flattering Pink Lipstick
How to choose the perfect pink lipstick shade for your skin tone.
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.
13 Creative Ways to Add Pops of Color to Your...
This season be colorful! Here are some colorful makeup looks to try and some--maybe not, but I've got options!
6 Ways Pomegranates Can Improve Your Skin
Find out about the skin protective benefits of pomegranates.
Do You Need to Use an Eye Shadow Primer?
Reasons you might want to use an eye shadow primer.
Makeup Tips to Even Out Your Skin Tone
Does your face seem to have more than one tone? Some areas might be darker or lighter. That's not unusual. Here's how to bring balance to your skin tone.
Top Foods for Younger Looking Skin
Eat a diet with these foods rich in antioxidants to help skin look younger and wrinkle-free.
How to Use Foundation When You Have Dry Skin
At the end of the day does your foundation start to cake and accentuate dry patches? How to pick, apply and wear foundation when you have dry skin.
Why Pumpkin is Good for Your Skin, Plus 3 Great...
The Great Pumpkin: Find out how pumpkin has great exfoliating properties, giving skin a healthy glow. Plus check out three pumpkin products for smooth and soft skin.
African Black Soap
African black soap was used in western Africa for centuries and has as many unique recipes as benefits.
How to Make BB Cream at Home
BB creams are multipurpose beauty balms. But many aren't available for darker skin tones. Solution? Make your own.
Native American Beauty Secrets
Hundreds of years ago, Native Americans were using plants and herbs for beauty that can be found in beauty products today. Here are some beauty ingredients you might not know about.
Sun Protection Tips for Asian Women
Sun protection tips to prevent age spots, hyperpigmentation and melasma in Asian skin.
Rose Water Beauty Benefits and Recipes
Learn about rose water beauty and skin benefits and try these rose water recipes at home.
Black Soap Reviews
The pros and cons of factory-made African black soap and four brands to consider.
What's the Best Way to Remove Unwanted Hair...
How to pick the best hair removal method for darker skin tones.
The Top 10 Acne Mistakes
If you are an acne prone person of color, check this list for 10 things you may be doing wrong.
What Really Caused Your Skin Rash?
How to know whether a skin rash is from an allergic reaction or skin irritation.
Argan Oil for Beauty
The Berber women of Morocco used argan oil for beauty thousands of years ago. Find out why it is called liquid gold.
Acne & Skin of Color
Interview with Dermatologist Sejal Shah: Dr. Shah gives tips for caring for acne-prone skin of color.
Facial Hair Removal Options for Women of Color
How to safely remove facial hair on Asian, olive and dark skin tones.
How to Prevent Age Spots
Age spots: How to treat existing spots and prevent more from developing.
Stop These 6 Holiday Beauty Hangovers
How to stop the holidays from ruining your beauty routine.
Too Much Hair On Your Face? 5 Reasons Why
Many women of color have excess facial hair. Find out why and how to get rid of unwanted hair.
14 Great Shea Butter Products
14 of the best shea butter products for healing and nourishing your skin.
4 Simple Ways to Make Rose Water
4 easy ways to make rose water at home.
Are You At Risk for Keloids?
Keloidal scars can be disfiguring and difficult to prevent and remove, and they are more likely to appear in skin of color. Find out more about them.
Spring Clean Your Makeup, Get Ready for the...
It's March! Spring clean your makeup, get your skin ready for the warm weather.
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder. Find out which formula is best for you.
14 Wrinkle Reducers
14 wrinkle reducers to keep your skin wrinkle free or diminish and reduce existing fine lines and wrinkles.
Can't Find the Right Concealer? Here Are 6...
For women of color, finding the right concealer shade is as difficult as hiding dark under-eye circles! These tips will help!
Pavan Ahluwalia's Stunning Henna Body Art Designs
Pavan Ahluwalia's intricate henna art trails. Page 12.
11 Natural Ways to Prevent Keloids
Try these steps to minimize or prevent keloid scars.
Celebrities in Red Hot Lipstick
Want to wear sexy red lipstick? Check out various red shades on these celebrities for inspiration.
Brighten & Soften Your Skin With These...
Pumpkin and papaya contain fruit enzymes that help remove dead skin cells for smoother, brighter and healthier-looking skin.
Does BlackSkin.com's Erase My Dark Spots kit...
Will BlackSkin.com's Intensive Fade Gel get rid of dark marks, acne scars and other skin discolorations? Read my review of the Erase My Dark Spots Kit.
Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask
Juara Skincare's Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask combines turmeric and clay to leave skin soft and radiant.
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.
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?
Do-It-Yourself Bridal Makeup Tips for Women of...
Planning to do your own makeup for your wedding day? Read these tips for help.
Are Eye Creams Really Necessary?
If you're using a facial moisturizer, do you really need an eye cream? Or are you just wasting money?
6 Natural Ways to Prevent Wrinkles
Here are 6 natural anti-wrinkle tips to prevent or diminish the signs of aging.
Need Concealer? Here Are 7 Types To Consider...
Need a concealer? Read about the different types, what they do, and how to use them.
How to Wear Dark Lipstick
Want to wear the latest plum, wine and berry colored lipstick shades? Read these tips.
Is Your Nail Polish Toxic?
Does your nail polish contain one or more of the toxic trio--formaldehyde, DBP or toulene? Here are tips on how to choose safer nail polish.
Banish Summer Breakouts
What's the cause of summer breakouts? Is it heat, humidity and sweat? Find out the answer and learn how to banish those summer breakouts!
Hydrating Face Serums
Homemade Hydrating Face Serum recipe for softer, younger-looking skin.
18 Tips for Beating Dry Winter Skin
Here are 18 tips to help skin of color combat dryness during the cold, winter months.
12 Products to Revive an Allergy-Ravaged Face
If you look beatdown instead of beat (meaning gorgeous) from the ravages of allergies and allergy season, these products can help.
Boo-tiful: Halloween Makeup & Face Paint Tips
Makeup ideas and tips for using safe face paint and makeup for Halloween.
What Is Chemical Exfoliation?
Chemical exfoliation: the different types and benefits for your skin.
Homemade Adzuki Bean Facial and Body Scrubs
DIY adzuki bean face and body scrubs to cleanse and rejuvenate the skin.
Tips for Mature Black Skin
Black skin takes longer to age, but you still need these tips to keep mature black skin looking young and healthy.
How to Create Ombre Nails
What are ombre nails? Learn how to create them.
3 Indian Actresses Who Became L'Oreal's Triple...
Meet three Indian actresses signed to L'Oreal Paris as brand ambassadors.
5 Ways to Create the Elongated Eyeliner Look
Mix up your makeup look with arrows, wings and points for a creative elongated eyeliner. Here are 5 looks to try, plus images from the runways for inspiration.
Do Women of Color Need Sunscreen?
The melanin in skin of color protects us from the sun, sun damage and skin aging. Or does it?
Nail Care for Diabetics
How to Care for Your Nails & Feet When You Have Diabetes
Timeless Fall Makeup Tips for Indian Women
Fall makeup tips and trends for Indian women.
5 Bath Recipes to Soothe Hangovers
5 bath recipes to soak relieve the symptoms of hangovers.
Hair Waxing Skin of Color
Hair waxing tips for skin of color.
Rose Oil for Beauty and Skin Care
The beauty and skin care benefits of rose oil, with do-it-your-self skin care recipes.
How to Treat Melasma While Pregnant
Mask of Pregnancy: Safe ways to treat melasma while you're pregnant.
8 Tips to Keep Your Body Stretch Mark Free
These healthy steps can keep your skin strong, supple and stretch mark free.
An Interview With TV Personality Jeannie Mai
In this exclusive interview, TV personality Jeannie Mai shares her beauty secrets, like how to get a glow without makeup!
Skin Care Tips for Diabetics: Why Your Skin...
Skin care tips for women with diabetes.
Will Sunscreen Make You Vitamin D Deficient?
90 % of African Americans are vitamin D deficient. Should we decrease sunscreen and increase sun exposure?
Plant Your Own Beauty Garden
Tips for planting your own beauty garden for homemade essential oils and beauty treatments.
Skin Care Tips for Your Breasts from the...
Take care of your breasts from the inside - and on the outside - with these tips to keep them beautiful and healthy.
How to Extend the Life of Your Makeup
Tips for getting the most out of your makeup, to keep it bacteria and germ free and stay fresh longer.
Green Beauty Tips for Earth Day and Every Day
Go green this month by choosing earth-friendly beauty products or planting a beauty garden and creating your own homemade beauty recipes.
Tips for Getting a Safe Professional Makeup...
Make sure your makeup artist's makeup and tools are sanitary or things could get ugly.
Make Sure Your Lip Color Looks Great With These...
Lip Tips: Make sure your lip color looks great. Find out how to create beautiful, kissable lips for New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day and other romantic occasions.
Essential Beauty Tips for Allergy Sufferers
Beauty tips to help allergy sufferers relieve puffy, tired eyes, dry skin and rough, red noses, caused by seasonal allergies.
HQ: If It's Unsafe, Why Is It Still Used in...
Many countries have banned or restricted the use of prescription and over-the-counter hydroquinone. Why is it still available in the US?
Is The Bird Poop Facial the Secret to Flawless...
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?
SheaMoisture Argan Oil & Raw Shea Eczema,...
SheaMoisture’s Argan Oil & Raw Shea Eczema,Psoriasis & Dry Skin Relief Soak is quite a mouthful to say, but it’s also packed with skin-loving ingredients.
Easy Steps to Applying Makeup to Asian Eyes
Asian Eye Makeup Tutorial: How to apply makeup on Asian eyes.
How Color Correctors Are Used to Improve Skin...
Color correctors are typically used to correct extreme discolorations and imperfections. Corrective colors also improve the look of the skin. Learn more.
Black Cosmetics Pioneers
Black Cosmetics Pioneers: You may know the name Madam C.J. Walker. Do you know Annie Turnbo Malone, Sarah Spencer Washington and Madame N.A. Franklin? Find out more about them.
Bearberry: A Natural Dark Spot Remover
Bearberry is an alternative to hydroquinone for fading age spots and other skin discolorations.
Shea Butter Vs Cocoa Butter: Which One is...
Cocoa butter and shea butter have similar skin care benefits and properties and are superior as natural moisturizers. With a shortage of cocoa beans, shea butter might become the winner by default. But is one actually better than the other?
Fashion Fair True Finish Refining Mineral...
Review of Fashion Fair True Finish Refining Mineral Foundation.
An Interview With The Real's Adrienne Bailon
An interview with The Real co-host Adrienne Bailon.
Why Microbeads Are Being Banned
Microbeads are tiny abrasives used as exfoliants in cosmetics, personal care and beauty products. But they could be harming the waterways and marine life--and might even be harming you.
Review of Avon ExtraLasting Liquid Foundation...
A review of Avon ExtraLasting Liquid Foundation SPF 12.
Advanced Mineral Makeup Review
Advanced Mineral Makeup - Liquid Mineral Foundation review.
6 Long Wear and Waterproof Makeup Removers That...
6 long wear & waterproof makeup removers that really work.
When Should You Toss Your Makeup?
Use this makeup lifespan chart to quickly figure out how long you can keep your makeup products.
Bridal Makeup Tips For Women of Color
Bridal Makeup: Whether you are going to hire a makeup artist or do the makeup yourself, read these tips first.
Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask
Try this Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask to exfoliate, tone, smooth and brighten the complexion.
How to Make Your Eyebrows Look Thicker
Step 3 - Choose the best eyebrow shape and color.
Are There Any Latina Makeup Lines?
As the Hispanic population grows, more beauty lines are catering to Latina women, with advertising campaigns and celebrity inspired makeup lines.
What You Should Look For in a Sunscreen
5 Top things to consider when buying sunscreen.
The Leg Shaving Dilemma for Black Women:...
12 tips for shaving legs to prevent ingrown hairs.
Did You Know Stress Can Harm Your Skin? Try...
The adverse effects of stress on the skin.
Tips for Using White Shadow and Liner
White has become a white hot eye makeup trend. Learn how to use it.
Gabrielle Union Interview
In this exclusive interview, Gabrielle Union discusses how she got rid of adult onset acne, her skin care routine and role as Neutrogena brand ambassador.
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.

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