Home Remedies for Melasma Treatment

Melasma is a condition that causes irregular patches of hyperpigmentation on the face. It is caused when the female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone stimulate pigment-producing cells to produce excess melanin when the skin is exposed to the sun. Melasma is more common in darker skin tones that naturally contain more of these pigment-producing...

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Best Chemical Peels for African American Skin

Chemical peels are popular cosmetic treatments that help to even the skin tone, texture and reduce wrinkles and fine lines. As African American skin is more prone to hyperpigmentation than other skin types, many African Americans look to chemical peels as an option to quickly even the skin tone. Not all cosmetic procedures that suit […]

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Unsafe Skin Lightening – 3 Dangerous Ingredients to Avoid!

The dangers of hydroquinone are highly publicized but there are some other skin lightening ingredients that are equally dangerous if not more so. Hydroquinone is particularly harmful on African American skin tone where it can often have the reverse effect and make you darker. These ingredients mentioned below are often the culprit when you see [&he...

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Skin Lightening Treatment for Dark Knees and Elbows

How to Get Rid of Those Ashy Knees and Elbows! Are you afraid to wear shorts because of your ashy knees?  Is your wardrobe full of long sleeve tops and jackets, just because you really can’t bear for other people to see your dark elbows?  Or maybe you have already tried a lot of products […]

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Hyperpigmentation Treatment for Black Skin

Best Skin Lightening Products for African Americans African American skin is unique so skin lightening for African Americans requires special treatment. Darker skin contains more pigment or melanin than lighter skin to offer greater protection from harmful ultraviolet rays. This melanin is contained in special cells called melanosomes. Melanosomes ...

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