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START YOUR SWITCH FROM TOXIC BEAUTY TO CLEAN BEAUTY

START YOUR SWITCH FROM TOXIC BEAUTY TO CLEAN BEAUTY

St Leo Catholic Church, Ikeja in conjunction with Beauty in Black Foundation is organising an awareness and skill acquisition workshop for youths and women on Cosmetics Making using Safe and Natural resources. The training gives the audience the opportunity to learn about the toxic chemicals in our daily cosmetics and personal skin care products. You will learn how to create your own beauty routine using the safe and natural raw materials within reach and remain […]

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LAST CALL!!!!!! LATE REGISTRATION

LAST CALL!!!!!! LATE REGISTRATION

On behalf of Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development and Beauty in Black Foundation, we thank all who has responded to the training call. Due to certain challenges identified by some people we will make provision for Late registration till Monday 13th August 2018 at the venue for the Training: Sam Shonibare Youth Centre Surulere. However we advice you should download the form and fill in the required details before presenting at the […]

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WHAT SHADE OF BLACK ARE YOU?

WHAT SHADE OF BLACK ARE YOU?

Do you know that melanin is ubiquitous in every entity in the planet Earth that has hue/colour? Melanin is the root of what gives colour to the brain, skin, hair, eyes, plants, oil, animals, volcano’s, everything imaginable that is creative and colourful.

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BEAUTY – BEYOND EYES IN A FAST CHANGING WORLD! 2

BEAUTY – BEYOND EYES IN A FAST CHANGING WORLD! 2

For you to follow this discourse please refer to the initial blog post written on 01/01/2018 Self-esteem and confidence are crucial, but they are not dependent on what you look like. Getting past the obsession with the outside of our bodies is the key to developing a positive perception of our own bodies……Positive body image or body positivity.

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MELANIN -The Black Pigment (2)

MELANIN -The Black Pigment (2)

Why Are There Different Skin Colors? THE MOST IMPORTANT ADAPTATION THAT EARLY HUMANS DEVELOPED? THE ABILITY TO SURVIVE SUNLIGHT. In the heart of sub-Saharan Africa, where it is believed that all humans originally came from, the sun is incredibly intense. For early humans living near the Equator, they were getting pounded by sunlight and radiation all year long, and excessive UV radiation can be very harmful to the skin, resulting in abnormal growth of cells […]

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MELANIN – THE BLACK PIGMENT

MELANIN – THE BLACK PIGMENT

Our world is a wonderfully diverse and beautiful place, with millions of species of animals and plants, capped off by the most dominant species – human beings. We consider the human race that is spread across the globe as members of a single species, Homo sapiens, but we certainly don’t all look the same. From language, culture and clothing to height, eye shape and hair color, human beings have many things that make us unique from one […]

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CORTICOSTEROIDS IN SKIN CARE……….5

CORTICOSTEROIDS IN SKIN CARE……….5

How to use topical steroid Topical steroid when recommended for a particular skin condition is applied once daily (usually at night) to inflamed skin for a course of 5 days to several weeks. After that, it is usually stopped, or the strength or frequency of application is reduced. Avoid the application of steroid based cosmetics all over the body. Emollients can be applied before or after the application of topical steroid, to relieve irritation and […]

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