Dark skin is one of the most precious gifts a woman could possess. Rich and active melanin keeps skin healthy, protected, and youthful. Dark skin “is less susceptible to sun-induced damage” which is the leading cause of premature aging. Darker skin is also thicker and thus keeps its elasticity better than any other group. This also results in a more youthful appearance. Despite all the magical things dark skin grants the bearer, I know I’m not the only one who has seen dark-skinned black women who neglect the gift that is their skin. The reasons vary and a lot of it has to do with a lack of information and a lack of positive dark skin promotion. Black is resistant to cracking, but that doesn’t make it invincible.
Taking pride in your appearance encourages a healthier lifestyle. Also, it’s no secret that our society is fundamentally shallow. By taking care of your appearance you open up opportunities both professionally and romantically. There are many different angles from which you can tackle your appearance and I think clear and healthy skin is one of the best assets a woman could sport. There are lots of blogs that tell you about this unpronounceable cream and that expensive moisturizer, but there is a secret to getting the results you want at a fraction of the price and without crazy side effects. My skin changed drastically after I started doing these few things and it may change your skin too.
Clearer Skin Starts Within.
This section will be a bit redundant. You’ve heard it before and I can’t stress it enough. Whenever talking about skin care a section must always be dedicated to what you consume. The health of your gut is one of the greatest predicters of the state of your skin. Clearer skin starts within, so you need to up your water intake (at minimum 8-10 cups of water a day/ 4-5 water bottles) and eat plenty of green and leafy vegetables (with every meal is ideal).