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The Do’s and Don’ts of Treating Skin of Color

While we hope each new skincare treatment we try will help us to achieve perfect skin, that's not always the case. All skin is unique, so some ingredients and tools that nurture some people's skin may be damaging to others.

Common Skin Conditions for People of Color

The beauty industry is a flawed system, especially considering its exclusion of people of color with melanated skin. While beauty buyers can do their best to support brands that cultivate change, it is not the easiest feat to make waves at the consumer level. So, as we wait for the industry to make positive steps toward inclusivity, what can people of color do to meet their skin’s needs?

The Beauty Industry’s Exclusion of People Of Color

The global beauty industry is a flourishing market with no lack of funding, generating billions of dollars each year. Buyers of all ethnicities and backgrounds seek out products to treat their skin concerns. And yet, despite the industry's wealth and consumer demand, beauty brands have not always created products for people of color. So why do these individuals experience exclusion from this industry?

“People of Color” – The Science Behind Our Skin

"People of color" has made its way into our common vernacular, but what does the term really mean? Assigning attributes to particular groups comes with a long history of profiling. Unfortunately, the common practice of defining people of color as "non-white" is an oversimplification that promotes the harmful act of identifying people by lacking whiteness. In reality, people of color can be considered as possessing more - from a scientific standpoint.

Pregnancy And Your Skin

You may not realize this, but exfoliation is a process that takes place on and within your skin every day. As a part of your skin renewal cycle, your body is continuously shedding old skin cell layers from its outermost surface to make way for newer skin. As we age, and as we are exposed to different environmental factors, our skin needs an extra boost in exfoliation to continue making new, healthy, and radiant skin.

Coconut Oil in Skincare: Helpful or Harmful?

You may not realize this, but exfoliation is a process that takes place on and within your skin every day. As a part of your skin renewal cycle, your body is continuously shedding old skin cell layers from its outermost surface to make way for newer skin. As we age, and as we are exposed to different environmental factors, our skin needs an extra boost in exfoliation to continue making new, healthy, and radiant skin.

The Best Ways to Exfoliate for your Skin Tone and Skin Type

You may not realize this, but exfoliation is a process that takes place on and within your skin every day. As a part of your skin renewal cycle, your body is continuously shedding old skin cell layers from its outermost surface to make way for newer skin. As we age, and as we are exposed to different environmental factors, our skin needs an extra boost in exfoliation to continue making new, healthy, and radiant skin.

What is a Med Spa?

If you want a relaxing day with cucumber slices over your eyes, you visit a spa. If you want to identify a skin abnormality or concern on your body, you visit a dermatologist's office. But, on what occasion, you may visit a med spa. But, what is a medi spa? Well, to put it simply: A medical spa is a mix between a dermatologist’s office and a skin and body spa, with the difference being that a medical spa offers non-invasive, innovative laser treatments to treat and heal skin.

What Makes Skincare Medical-Grade

Medical-grade skincare has a reputation of being higher-quality than drugstore skincare products. However, their higher costs can leave people hesitant to make the purchase and curious about whether or not these products are really worth the price and all of the hype. So what is it about these product formulations that make them a better alternative to other skincare brands? What role does the FDA play in producing these solutions, and what does the term "medical-grade" even mean?

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