Melanin is Amazing but I Need Sunscreen?

In the black community it’s a common misconception that our melanin infused skin completely eliminates the need for sunscreen as protection. Yes, our melanin does protect from some UV rays, but we actually do need to wear sunscreen too. Skin cancer and aging lines don’t discriminate. Every skin tone on earth is at risk of […]

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Say Yes to Winter SPF

Its no secret SPF is essential during the summer months. But did you know it’s equally important during the wintertime? Oh, what’s that? You work inside all day so you don’t need sunscreen? Not so fast; it’s important for you too! UV rays are just as harmful during the winter as they are in the […]

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Primp Tip: How to Make Your Pores Appear Smaller

Recently, I’ve gotten quite a few requests to do a blog post on pore minimizing tips. I’ve covered so many skincare issues here on the site, from acne to under eye circles. But this is one topic I haven’t talked about yet, so I thought I’d give it a go! While I’m pretty well versed […]

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8 Bad Skin Habits to Kick

When it comes to our skin, we’re all just out trying to do our best, right? We test out products, wash our faces regularly, moisturize… but it turns out that some of our most persistent habits can be very bad for our skin. The good news is that most of them have easy fixes—so you […]

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