Could Your Bed Sheets be the Cause of Your Breakouts?

Could Your Bed Sheets be the Cause of Your Breakouts?

There was a time when I couldn't have cared less about my skin.  However, when cystic acne decided to attack my face I had no choice but to start caring.    My journey to obtain clear skin was a rocky one.  I had to learn what foods were causing my acne, I had to figure out the perfect regimen for my skin and I had to figure out the things in my environment that were effecting my skin.  

Blaq Roses

In 2016 I decided that I would fall back a bit from purchasing products from mainstream companies and start purchasing from small businesses when possible.  A vast majority of my hair and skin care products come from small businesses owned by African Americans that I've found on social media, and  I always let you guys [...]

The Importance of Toner

  I keep my daily skin care regimen fairly simple.  I do use masks and exfoliators once a week but my normal routine consists of washing, toning and moisturizing my skin.  Recently I posted a blog on Skin Care While Traveling.   One of the key things I mentioned for caring for your skin while [...]

Spring Cleaning: How Often Should You Clean Your Brushes?

Last week I was chatting with one of my good good girlfriends and of course the topic of skin care came up. I’m always on my friends speed dial when they have any kind of ailment or skin issue, since I seem to always have a good remedy or product recommendation. My GGF (good good [...]

Bentonite Me Baby Clay Mask Review

A few months ago I was scrolling through Instagram and I came across Alikay Naturals. Alikay Naturals is a line of natural hair care and beauty products for all hair and skin types.  The company is owned by YouTube Vlogger Rochelle Graham and can be found in your local independent beauty supply store, Sally's, Bed [...]

Skin Care Routine Using Items You Already Have At Home… And Some You Don’t

Sometimes when I ask people about their skin care routine, they tell me they don't have one because they can't afford one.  Now that my friends is what is called... a load of poo!  A skin care routine definitely does not have to be expensive.  In fact, there are many drug store products that can [...]

Skin Care On the Inside

Last summer, I was taking a medicine called Phentermine. It's meant to suppress your appetite. While it works, the side effects that come along with it are terrible (for some). The worst side effect I experien while taking phentermine was the cystic acne.  Everyday I was finding a huge knot of a pimple on my [...]

Silencing Blackheads

If I had to pick one thing that I hate about my skin its the blackheads that come along with having oily skin. I've always felt like having oily skin has been what has kept my skin to look youthful, but controling the blackheads the come along with  has always been a struggle for me.Silencing [...]

Bargainista Chronicles: Coconut Oil Wonders

During one of my weekly trips to TJ Maxx... Wait before I start, let me just say how funny it is how our tastes change as we mature and get older.  When I was a kid, my mother would drag me to TJ Maxx EVERY SINGLE THURSDAY because that was when the one near our house [...]