Browsing Category: Skincare

Worst Beauty Products I’ve Tried Recently

I’m a product girl. I love trying and experimenting with different products from different brands. Doing this has helped me find brands and products I couldn’t imagine not using. However, this process has also led me to products some of the worst beauty products I’ve ever tried. Don’t get me wrong, these products are necessarily horrible, but the didn’t work for me.

worst beauty products I recently tried

Interested in in why I would never use these products again, then keep reading.

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Sunscreen for Brown Skin Without Looking Ashy

I have to admit that it’s very upsetting that some of my fellow women of color still don’t use sunscreen. Although skin cancer is more prevalent in Caucasians, the sun is unbiased when it comes to damaging skin. Sunscreen for brown skin is very important.

sunscreen for brown skin

For the most part, most people of color either think they don’t need sunscreen, which is untrue. Then there are those who don’t wear sunscreen, because it created a white hue that makes them look “ashy”, which is never cute. Luckily, this is no longer an issue. There are sunscreens on the market that protect you from the sun with a the white residue. I have round up some sunscreen options that will work for brown skin tones.

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New Beauty Products To Try This Summer

Currently, I’m still going through my phase of saving more money while spending less money. So far, so good. This new personal challenge involves every aspect of my life, including my beauty products. With the exclusion of mandatory needs such as shampoo, I haven’t bought any new make-up and beauty products in a minute. However, there are so many new beauty products out there that I’m low-key dying to try.

new beauty products to try summer 2017

Although, at times, I want to try everything, I have to be a good girl. So, I’ve broken it down to 5  beauty products that recently came out or are coming out soon that I’m dying to try. Keep reading to see the ones that made the cut.

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Summer Skincare Routine 2017

Although summer just began, I’ve already developed and have been using my summer skincare routine. This heat and humidity has already showed up and out.

morning summer skincare routine

The older I’ve gotten, the more my skin changes. In my teens and early 20’s, my skin was just oily. In my 20s, my skin was more combination/oily. Now, it depends on the season. In the fall, it’s normal/oily, during the winter, it’s dry/normal, and it’s normal to oily in spring. However, in the summer, my skin is just plan ol’ oily; no slash. So, I have to use products designed for oily skin. This is how I justify having over 5 different types of facial cleansers in my beauty cabinet. However, that’s another post for another day. Keep reading to see the products that are making up my morning summer skincare routine.

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Basic Skincare Products You Need

When people find out I’m an occasional beauty blogger, they always have questions. The main question they ask is usually”What product should I use for xyz?” and I usually have an answer. However, the one question that I’ve been getting recently is what are the main skincare products you need. So, let’s have a quick chat about the basic skincare products you need.

basic skincare essentials 2017

This post is for the beginners out there who want to build a staple skincare regimen, but don’t where to start. If that’s you or someone you know, then keep reading.

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