For all you dark-skinned beauties out there, where are your skincare tips? I scoured the internet and collected the very best skincare tips out there so you can have them all in one place. So, take a look and let me know what skincare tips you ladies have that have worked.
1 Do Not Pick Your Pimples!
Girls, dark skin is more prone to acne and pimple scars, keep your beautiful skin glowing and leave those pimples alone!
2 Moisturize – Seriously, Moisturize
Typically, dark skinned girls know, your skin can look a little bit ashy at times, if you don't keep it hydrated and moisturized properly. Lotion it up ladies!
3 Sunscreen is Your Friend
Seriously. Don't forget it! Just because you are a dark skinned beauty doesn't mean the sun can't mess with that beautiful skin.
4 Skin Toner? Yep!
You'll need one, it'll keep your skin clear and clean from pimples and zits.
5 Face Masks Weekly Are a Must
Lush has some fantastic options for you to choose from or you can make your own with honey and one egg!
6 Watch out for Ingrown Hairs
Oh yes, in darker skinned beauties, you are more prone to ingrown hairs, so just be careful!
7 Exfoliating is VERY Important
Dark skinned ladies are more prone to scarring, which can make your skin look uneven. Exfoliating is going to make your skin look smooth and fresh!
8 Don't Fall into the Trap of Products Made for Dark Skin
If you have oily skin, why not use a product made for oily skin? Skin is skin ladies! Keep that in mind when you're in the store.
9 Look for Tone Correcting Moisturizer
Trust me on this, if you use it at night? It'll help hydrate your skin beautifully!
10 Cream Based Cleanser Works Better
Why? Because they moisturize quite a bit while cleaning up all the oil and grit and grime from your skin.
11 Only Cleanse Once a Day
Seriously. You don't want to give your skin a chalky appearance and cleansing more than that, it can happen.
12 Cocoa Butter is God!
I wouldn't say that you should use cocoa butter on your face, but on the rest of your body? Elbows and knees? Perfect!
13 Mineral Makeup in the Summer is Awesome!
It's light, it's airy and it won't weigh your skin down at all.
14 Skip the Hot, Hot, Hot Showers
Why? It'll cause more dry skin. Switch it to a lukewarm shower and your skin will thank you!
15 Use Oil-free Moisturizers
This is especially true if you have oily skin. It'll help eliminate the clogged pores and breakouts that could happen.
16 Hydroquinone is Your Friend
Anything with hydroquinone is going to help your skin glow and look beautiful!
17 Look for Brightening Products
Why? Because all natural brighteners won't damage your skin, but will help to regulate pigmentation of it.