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Monday, April 10, 2017Advising consumers

How to take good care of black skins


Black skins work their own way and have their own issues. To make sure they keep healthy, skincare rituals must be adapted to their specificities. And with cosmetics, there is a solution to every problem.

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There is no magic formula to have a beautiful skin. Once you have understood how it works and the problems it may have, just adopt the right gestures and products.

Hydrate it every day
Since black skins often suffer from dryness when they live in temperate climates, it is essential to nourish them on a daily basis.
To make sure you choose the best-adapted products, check they are rich in moisturizing actives, like certain vegetable oils or butters – shea butter is the most famous – and contain vitamin D – to guarantee the skin’s balance – and ceramides to make the epidermis more comfortable.

Limit sebum production
Black skins are naturally subject to hyperseborrhea. To best check this tendency, you should avoid using too astringent products. Indeed, too aggressive a cleansing routine may scour the skin and trigger hyperseborrhea in turn.
As a result, the use of cleansing oils is not advised against, although some people believe fats and excess of sebum are incompatible. On the contrary, this type of cleansing preserves the skin. For those who prefer more aqueous textures, micellar water will do. It is also ideal to use a gentle gel to purify the skin.
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