BROWN GIRL! Taking Care of Dark Skin Like a Pro 😍
In India, Everyone has a different skin type which demands a unique and customized skincare plan. Talking specifically about brown skin, the skin contains more melanin than the lighter skin tone and hence the darker complexion. These melanin generating cells have a sensitive nature which means that these pores are more susceptible to inflammation and damage.
Some of the key problem people with dark-colored skin experience more often include:
- Acne – this includes pimples, blackheads and open pores
- Pigmentation – an area of the skin becomes discolored
- Contact dermatitis, or inflammation – a result of contacting an irritant or allergen
- Eczema is a common problem in which people experience itchiness, dryness and cracking on the skin
How to do Skincare for Dark Skin?
With all the problems of dark skin being intense, it is clear that it needs more care than the lighter tones. Here is an ultimate skincare routine for dark skin:
- Cleansing and moisturizing:
Dryness is one of the most common problems with dark skin and hence cleansing and moisturizing are two important aspects of skincare for brown skin. It is advisable to use a skin appropriate moisturizes as soon as you step out of the shower. Make sure you use a “noncomedogenic” cleanser for cleaning the skin.
- Sunscreen is your best friend:
As brown skin generates more melanin than the lighter skin tones, make sure you apply sunscreen every time to expose yourself to the sun. The exposure of the sun can make the spots on your skin darker and damage the skin significantly.
- Work on an antiaging regimen well in time:
Although studies have proven that the melanin has the ability to prevent skin from ageing faster, you need to take care of your skin as you age. Using retinol-based products for skincare is beneficial for brown skin as well. Also, you must use anti-oxidant rich serums to nourish the skin.
- Do not overlook skin irritations:
If you have any kind of skin irritation, be it a pimple, a rash, or a pigmentation, make sure you reach to the dermatologist for the possible treatment options. The dermatologist can not only treat the problem but also suggest ways to prevent it.
Brown skin is very special as it has the best appearance in the world. By taking the right care of your skin, you can ensure that you have flawless skin and a very impressive appearance.