Beauty comes in all colors and cultures. Whether you are an African American, Latina, Asian or Native American woman, you possess features that allow you to stand out from the crowd. By following beauty tips designed for women of your own culture, you can play up beautiful features such as full lips, glossy hair and perfectly shaped almond eyes. Read on to find out 10 beauty tips for dark skinned girls.
1. Beauty Tip for African American Women: Hair Moisturizer is Essential
African American women face unique challenges with their hair. Moisturizer is essential to minimize possible damage that African American hair often suffers.
First, African American hair tends to be dryer than hair of any other ethnicity. This is largely due to tight curl patterns prevalent among African Americans. A majority of African American women also chemically straighten their hair, which causes dryness and can promote breakage.
A significant number of African American women also wear weaves and hair extensions which can also weaken the natural hair. To provide a proper treatment for your hair I would recommend you to use organic shampoos (read the list of ingredients carefully to avoid shampoos with mineral oil, sodium, sulfate and parabens). Moreover, even though you hair need extra moisture, you should break off with petroleum.
Instead use natural oils such as jojoba oil, olive oil, or grape seed oil. Treat your ends with special care; otherwise they will result in split ends.
Before you wash your hair, smear your hair ends generously with coconut oil, wrap it in a towel and leave for 20 minutes. Try also to limit the hair wash to once or twice a week – it is enough to keep it clean and not overdry your hair.