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Does Your Skin Behave Differently At Night Than During The Day?

Does your skin seem to behave differently at night than during the day? If you answered, "Yes," that's because it does behave differently at night.Your skin cells shift their structure from day to night. Your skin loses more water, transepidermal water loss (TEWL), in the evening. This causes more irritations from rosacea, eczema and other skin conditions.Therefore, you want to use different ingredients at night than you use during the day. At night, you want to use richer ingredients for maximum hydration.Look for products that include Nilotica Shea butter, mango butter, Marula oil, Baobab oil, Mongogo oil, glycerine, and other richer ingredients.Also, be mindful that layering too many actives at night is not beneficial. Your skin has less water.

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5 Reasons To Use This Body Butter On Your Hair

Although I live in southern California, I look forward to the cooler fall and winter months. I like the feel of soft, cozy sweaters and wearing ‘fashion’ boots. I refer to them as ‘fashion’ boots because it really doesn’t get cold enough to warrant cold weather boots. Hey, this is Los Angeles; it’s all about style. The downside to the chilly, crisper days and colder nights, is that my hair loses moisture. Moisture loss causes dull, dry hair and scalp. One telltale sign that the weather has gotten the best of my hair is when I hear the snap and crackle of my strands when I’m combing them or they become wiry-looking. I refuse to let the cold weather have...

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5 Tips for Glowing Skin

Photo: Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios As I watched the movie, Black Panther, I marveled (no pun intended) at the beauty of the women’s skin. Lupita Nyong’o’s, Danai Gurira’s, and Florence Kasumba’s skin were flawless like they had been hand-dipped in rich chocolate. I thought − no amount of Hollywood smoke and mirrors can produce skin so radiant. The secret to flawless skin lies within your skincare routine. I’m talking about a routine that goes beyond basic cleansing. Below are five easy things you can do right now to achieve a royal glow. Dry Brush Your Skin Daily Dry brushing before you shower or bathe helps unclog pores. It cleans pores allowing your skin to breathe to aid in acne and blackhead...

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