Nia is a licensed esthetician and the Skincare Editor forWell Kept Beauty, focusing on user education. While maintaining her roots in the beauty industry, Nia earned a Bachelors of Architecture degree from Howard University where she developed her philosophy of “less is more”; in design as well as esthetics. She is passionate about tailoring treatments to each client with a focus on the overall health and enhancement of the skin.
While hyperpigmentation is a normal function of the skin, it is a common concern for women of color and can be an anxiety-inducing skin condition. Ahead is a breakdown of it’s causes and prevention measures and treatments used to manage it.
Most of us are already well versed in the benefits of clay masks for oily and combination skins. Clay (typically Bentonite, Kaolin) is a great ingredient for purifying pores, drawing out impurities and soothing inflammation.