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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
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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Reuben Abati has written an article on the prevalence of skin bleaching in Nigeria. Read his article, titled “The bleaching, chameleon crowd”, below: I wrote a piece recently, a tribute to the late veteran actress Bukky Ajayi and the multi-instrumentalist OJB Jezreel, in which I raised a number of issues, including how in Nollywood today, there is an obsession with the whitening of skin, an anti-Negritude yellowing, what I referred to as “the bleaching, chameleon
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. “I have brown skin, brown hair, brown eyes”. This is because of melanin. It ranges between black and brown. Do you know that people with melanin have better eye sight, natural muscle physique,
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. Beauty is something you teach yourself overtime. Remember beauty comes from the inside, taste and style change
BIG QUESTION: Who are we? How are we defining beauty? What do we see as beautiful? Beauty is defined in most unattainable ways by the media. Women are defined by beauty by the media….beauty first and the bodies second. It is really exhausting to be told what beauty should look like. Ever thought that………….if tomorrow, women woke up and decided they really liked their bodies, just think of how many industries would go out of
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
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
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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