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With skin being the largest organ on the human body, we cannot stress more the importance of keeping it healthy, clean and feeling it’s best. Most of the time, besides the mouth, it’s your body’s first defense against disease and injury.

So we all try to use different products for our skin, but some products that claim to help our skin are really doing damage to it. Here’s what you need to avoid and what you should be putting on your skin:


What To Avoid: You should refrain from using cleansers containing abrasive ingredients such as alcohol, dyes, propylene glycol, lanolin and fragrances. Such ingredients may lead to irritation of the skin or hyperpigmentation

What To Use: A good skin cleanser rids the skin of dirt, makeup and oil, leaving it clean and refreshed. A cleanser specifically formulated for black skin is best like Neutrogena® Ultra Gentle – Hypoallergenic, Dye-Free Cleanser‎ or Rx For Brown Skin cleanser.

Also, it is very important to not over-cleanse your skin or cleanse it roughly. Even though you may have impurities on your skin, be sure to use gentle, non-abrasive cloths on your skin. Also tend to go in a gentle circular motion to clean the skin instead of trying to cleanse everything in one wipe.


What To Avoid: Avoid skin toners containing harmful ingredients such as isopropyl alcohol, ethanol and alcohol.

What To Use: Skin toners give the skin a brighter, livelier appearance and should be applied to the face and neck following the cleansing process. For best results, choose a skin toner like Shea Moisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Toner or…

The Worst Products For Black Skin was originally published on blackdoctor.org

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