Self Care Tips for Amazing Black Skin

Sometimes, self care (or lack thereof) is simply an issue of not knowing how to do so. Hopefully, this article will provide you with expert tips that you can use to enhance your self care routine right away.


With so much emphasis on self care these day’s, one can easily feel overwhelmed. Especially when they are charged with everyday tasks such as being mothers, wives, and/or employees. Thankfully, BlackDr+org has created some amazing recipes just for black skin. Best of all, most of the items are either already in your home or relatively inexpensive and you can make them in little to know time.




Face Mask!

All it takes is 2 simple ingredients:1egg white and ½ teaspoon lemon juice.

  • Whip egg white and lemon juice until foamy. Gently spread mixture on face.
  • Lie back and let dry for no more than 10 minutes.
  • Apply 2nd layer on top of dried mask on face. Lie back for another 10 minutes (maximum 15 minutes only). Rinse off with lukewarm water. Splash with cold water then pat dry.


Firming and Moisturizing Made Simple

Grab some honey (organic, if possible but not necessary) and 1 egg. For dry skin use yolk only. For oily skin use egg white only. For normal skin use whole egg.

  • Measure 1 tablespoon honey, heat in microwave for few seconds only. Thoroughly
  • Mix honey with egg.
  • Apply and leave on face for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Completely rinse off with warm water.


Natural Cleansing for Sensitive Skin

Whip up this cleanser to gently cleanse pores, removes dead skin cells, and softens dry, sensitive skin without irritating it.

  • Measure 2 teaspoons yogurt with 2 teaspoons baking soda.
  • Mix ingredients well, then apply to face.
  • Gently massage into skin for at least 2 minutes.
  • Rinse well with warm water.


Daily Toner for Oily Skin

Freshly squeezed lemon juice on a cotton ball is a great toner for oily skin.


Miraculous Moisturizing Mask for Dry Skin

  • Put 2 ounces yogurt and ½ banana in bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Apply to freshly cleansed face and throat area.
  • Leave on for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse well with warm water.


Wrinkle Fighting Made Easy

Erase the years and lines in your face with this yogurt antioxidant, anti-wrinkle mask.

  • Mix 2 tablespoons of fresh orange juice into 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt.
  • Apply to face and relax for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse thoroughly with warm water and blot skin dry.


Beat Those Blemishes

This tomato oatmeal mask works wonders on blemished complexions.

  • Place 1 ripe tomato, 1 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp instant oatmeal (or rolled oats) into blender.
  • Gently blend until mixture is thick.
  • Apply to blemished areas and leave on for 10 minutes.
  • Use clean washcloth dipped in tepid water to remove mask and wipe face clean.
  • Use twice weekly and start loving what you see in the mirror.

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Of course, some barriers to self care, cannot be changed by simply reviewing a few recipes. Often times, there is an emotional or psychological influence that interferes with our self care. For support on navigating through these challenges,


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