Glow With Body Shimmers From Black Owned Brands

 Jessica Felicio Body shimmers are used for illuminating the skin and have become quite popular.  Fortunately, there are many body shimmers from black owned brands that come in powder and liquid form, and that work with a range of skin tones.  See the companies and product links below for additional information. Ayele & Co. offers…Read more »

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Sunscreen Products from Black Owned Brands

 unsplash-logoCasey Horner Although individuals with darker skin have some natural protection against sunburn, the extent of protection depends on the amount of pigmentation.  Irregardless, it is important to protect your skin year round, especially when spending prolonged periods outside.  Though a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 may work, depending on the extent of sun…Read more »

Get Your Eye Lashes On from Black Owned Brands

 unsplash-logoHust Wilson The use of false eyelashes has become increasingly popular.  Cosmetically, lavish lashes are striking and draw attention to the eyes.  Research suggests that eyelashes serve to protect the eyes from dryness and dust particles in the air, and that medium length lashes (about one third of your eye width) may be most beneficial.…Read more »

Makeup Primer and Remover, and Black Owned Brands

Photo by CreateHerStock This is an update from a previous post about makeup primer and remover to provide additional information about their uses, and new products.  Makeup primer and remover are considered essential elements of a beauty regiment.  Makeup primer is applied after moisturizer and before makeup.  The use of a makeup primer serves several…Read more »

Eye Beautification with Black Owned Makeup Brands (Colored Eyeliner)

unsplash-logoJD Mason Going beyond traditional black or brown eyeliner can be a quick and easy way to enhance the eye.  In choosing alternative eyeliner colors, there are several things to consider.  These include selecting colors that complement your eyes, ensuring the eyeliner doesn’t clash with other makeup, and taking into account your outfit and appearance…Read more »

Eye Beautification with Black Owned Makeup Brands (Eye Shadow Palettes)

 Diana Simumpande According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, it is a good idea to switch out eye makeup every so often. Three months is recommended, especially for some types of products.  Prolonged use can result in bacterial contamination, and cause eye infections (University of Rochester, Health Encyclopedia).  Makeup unlike food products generally do not…Read more »