BLACK GIRL SUNSCREEN
For those hot months, you'll no doubt be reaching for your makeup bag to touch up your look. But for those of us with melanin skin, it's important to wear sunscreen, even when your makeup is applied.
1. Wear sunscreen daily Black Girl Sunscreen Spf 30 is Oxybenzone and Octinoxate free means you won’t have to worry about toxics disrupting your hormones, and your sunscreen being environmentally friendly.
2. Look for broad spectrum coverage ( at minimum Spf 30) Did you know that the healing benefits of food are the same as the healing benefits of topical applications? This is why you'll see companies spiking their products with avocado, carrot juice, and cacao. Many companies are also using natural plant oils along with synthetic oils, emulsifiers, water, alcohol, solvents, and other chemicals to create their products, but it may surprise you that just because something is synthetic doesn’t mean that it’s not natural. Natural ingredients are at the core of all our products.
3. Try sunscreen infused with natural ingredients When choosing sunscreen, go for one that's packed with natural ingredients.This sunscreen from Image Skincare is not only anti-aging and non-whitening, but is packed with : Avocado moisturizes, reduces signs of aging, and treats sunburns. Containing vitamin E and antioxidants is what makes avocado one of the hottest trends in the natural skin care industry. Not only using avocado oil, but eating avocado on a weekly basis can be very beneficial and necessary for your skin.
Jojoba soothes and moisturizes the skin leaving it flawless while preventing acne. Hydrating your skin is crucial to skin health and prevents wrinkles and fine lines.
Cacao provides powerful anti-oxidants and evens out the complexion of your skin for a smooth, consistent skin tone.
Carrot Juice contains vitamin C which enables it to promote healing and even boost the level of melanin in the skin. Carrot juice has been known to even out acne breakouts too.
Sun Flower Oil prevents skin irritation from sunburn and other skin irritants. This nutrient-rich oil provides inflammation relief.