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Skin 101

Skin 101 is exactly that: Anything and everything about skin care. Basic and beyond.

Bespoke and unique. Most of us already know that good skin care involves more than just washing your face. But once you get past exfoliators and moisturizers, you might begin to feel a little lost in the languages of Serum and Anti-pollution. Our blog posts will be the result of us going through a sea of facts and myths to bring you the most intelligent and recent findings that merge Science and Art. Let’s bring you closer to achieving your skin goals…

Melanin Trailblazers – Welcome, Autumn

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September is the late afternoon of the year. There’s a little less light, a little less heat, and there’s the first signs that it’s time to move towards hibernation mode. There’s enough…

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7 Habits for Highly Effective Melanin Skin Care

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Navigating the beauty industry can be a nightmare for even the most skincare-savvy melanin queens. Myths about melanin skincare still dominate the narrative, and for many years, products catering to black and…

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Uneven Skin Tone: 3 Natural Remedies You Can Make in 5 Minutes or Less

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Summer 2020 may have gotten off to a shaky start this year, but those of us lucky enough to be out of lockdown (at least temporarily) are embarking on our annual love…

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Melanin and Skin Cancer: Busting the Sun Protection Myth

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I consider myself blessed to have been brought up to take care of my skin. My mother created various recipes from the land in Africa: The Baoab, hibiscus flowers, aloe vera and…

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Seasonal Changes and Impact on Skin

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One thing that’s cool, and at the same time inconvenient, about being a human is our adaptability. Plenty of other animals don’t bother with things like continuing to operate all year long.…

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The Effects of Air Pollution on the Skin

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I wanted to taste the spiced air of India. I heard that phrase once. The spiced air of India. I don’t remember if it was in a book or movie, but it…

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Air Pollution and the Skin

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This is by far one of our favourite timely and relevant articles by our Resident Scientist: Giorgio Dell’Acqua. It affects us all and brings to light the fact that air pollution and…

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We wear what we eat (not an anti-anything blog)

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Why is a healthy gut important for healthy skin? You are what you eat. That’s a thing we say with usually a joking tone. Like, oh, I’m eating witchetty grubs: I guess…

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Skin 101

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Firstly, Melanin: The Ultimate Protector. Melanin is a remarkable molecule that functions as the body’s built-in UV protection. Every one of us, regardless of skin tone, has countless melanin molecules in our…

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What to know about Hyperpigmentation – Knowledge without Paranoia

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Rather than go surfing with Dr. WebMD by your side, feeding fears and paranoia, we have done the searches through a sea of information and liaised with top Scientists whose sole purpose…

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Anti Aging Skin Care Guide For Busy Moms

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Aging is super normal, and although your normal routine and regimes may be interrupted by a little bundle of joy, and this is perfectly natural and can be expected…aging overnight isn’t. Finding…

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Is There a Skin Cancer Crisis in People of Color?

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Though people of color (POC) are less likely to become afflicted with skin cancer, they are much more likely to die from it due to delay in detection or presentation. Very often,…

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