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The Secret to Black Skin Care

Free Skin Care Guide

  • Tips on moisturizing
  • Using cleansers effectively
  • Tips for sensitive skin
What's your greatest skin care challenge?

As women and a growing number of men of color, what's your greatest skin care challenge? Whether it's dark spots, uneven skin tone, dark circles,puffiness under your eyes or hair that won't grow, you'll find a product that can possibly become the solution to your challenge.

Moisturizers and ingredients that hydrate your skin will always be your best friend, for your face, body and hair. So look for products with nourishing and nurturing ingredients. Shea butter, cocoa butter, mango butter and jojoba oils are a few of the ingredients to keep on your list.

We've got new additions to our store for you. Essential oils have been known to help calm and soothe skin and scalp irritations. Although you'll find a sample kit on the hair category page, you can use them for any of your skin and hair care needs.

The hair care sample kit has been given an upgrade. We've increased the size of the container on the shampoo and conditioners and added a hair butter sample to the mix.

Although there's beauty in your blackness, your skin is sensitive and needs protection from the sun just like everyone else. So if you know you're challenged by sunburn, add a few drops of Lavender essential oil to Jojoba and Grapeseed Oil and create a nice body oil for yourself. It will bring comfort and beauty back to your skin.

We're listening to you and your suggestions, so keep an eye on the category pages and your emails for updates.

Until next time ...

Dedicated To Your Beauty

The Secret to Black Skin Care

Can the Secret to Black Skin Care be something as simple as caring for your skin with natural products? Whether your skin is oily, dry, sensitive or normal, we all know that keeping your face clean is extremely important in skin care. Using natural black skin care products that are formulated especially for your skin, is even more important.

Our products address your skins specific texture and needs. While we might all have the same physical attributes as humans, African American skin is quite unique. A pimple not treated properly can become a keloid on your face. Picking a blackhead can leave a dark spot.

Having a basic skin care regimen and learning your skin type is extremely important to the type of skin care products you choose when caring for your beautiful skin. A "basic" skin care regimen will consist of 3 steps for daily use: cleansing, toning and moisturizing. For a weekly regimen you will add an exfoliant, mask and serum depending on your skin's condition and challenges.

Cleansers

I recommend a cream based cleanser. Although they don't create suds, something most of us associate with clean, they can be highly effective in doing their job. A Green Tea based cleanser comes to mind. Green tea is a known antioxidant that fights free radicals and keeps people guessing about your age when you use any product that contains them.

For hundreds of years, women in Asia have been using green tea as a beauty aid for their dark skin, helping them look years younger. And Yes, there are dark skinned women in Asia. They've used green tea because it fights sun damage and kills bacteria that destroys your skin.

If you insist on using other cleansers, know that to use a gel type cleanser on dry skin will dry your skin even more.

Toners

Toners restore the acid/alkali balance of the skin, because they are pH balanced. Toners also assist in removing the remaining dirt that might have been missed in your cleansing process. While this shouldn't be the case, a good toner will rise to the occasion.

I've added Rose essential oil to our toner, hence, Rosewater Toner is what you'll find at Nyraju Skin Care. Rose oil is a premiere essential oil and will nurture your skin giving it a sultry glow.

Moisturizers

Vegan and organic based ingredients, that's what you'll find in the Antioxidant Face Cream, our premiere moisturizer. Vegan, no animal products or by-products, not even tested on animals, that's what we're all about. When you think of skin care for black skin, moisturizers are one of the most important products to use on your skin. Not only will they hydrate and add moisture to your skin but they remove that dull, ashy appearance on your skin that African American women have a tendency to get. Moisturizers combine both water and oil depending on your skin type and its use.

Some might say that oil and water don't mix but in the case of moisturizers for your skin, they can make a great combination. Moisturizers give a smooth finish to make-up. Putting on a light moisturizer will allow your make-up to be much easier to apply and reduce the risk of dragging your skin.

Exfoliation

The exfoliation process removes dead skin cells that can give a dull, ashy and gray appearance to your skin tone. Our organic Jojoba Facial Scrub is a Cream formula that moisturizes and deep cleans your African American skin without clogging pores, leaving your face feeling fresh, clean and supple.

That's right it's like giving your face a second cleansing. It's the gentlest exfoliation your face will experience. The Jojoba Facial Scrub is mild enough to use as part of your daily regimen, yet best when used twice a week. This product is just the right thing for women of any color to add to her weekly regimen when it's time to remove dead skin cells.

Remember this is an exfoliant, so in a soft to the touch circular motion, start massaging your skin until you've covered your neck and face. Do this for about two minutes and with a warm cloth or facial sponge remove the scrub. If you insisted on being heavy handed, as some of you have shared with me, it will take several wipes with the warm cloth to remove the excess jojoba beads.

Natural black skin care products bring out the enhanced beauty of your skin, while rejuvenating your skin's texture and making your skin look younger. A basic facial kit will allow you to achieve your goal of getting beautiful skin

As a company that specializes in Natural Black Skin Care, Nyraju provides you with the How-to's of having great looking skin. Skin care for women of color hasn't always been top of the mind when it comes to beauty companies and African American Women.

We've had to use products that weren't formulated for our skin and this has often caused more damage to our already sensitive skin.

As Esthetician and founder of Nyraju Skin Care, I understand that, the Big Secret to Black Skin Care is using natural and organic products in your daily regimen for cleansing, toning, moisturizing and exfoliating your skin.

Dedicated To Your Beauty

Juliette Samuel,
Esthetician/Author/Publisher

1.877.930.1874