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The Right Cleanser For Your Skin Type? How to Choose

How to Choose the Right Cleanser For Your Skin Type - The Melanated Maven

Guest Post by Allie Cooper, freelance blogger     No skincare routine is complete without cleansing your skin. If you skip this first crucial step, there’s no proper way for you to completely rid your pores of bacteria, grime, and makeup ⁠⁠— leading to irritation and other problematic skin conditions.…

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Activated Charcoal For Oily Skin + DIY Mask Recipe

    Activated Charcoal For Oily Skin   Now I know I seem late to the game, but let’s talk activated charcoal for oily skin! In the past, it has mainly been used to counteract chemical and food poisoning.   But the last few years, I’ve been peeping products that are…

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New Birchbox Kits for Black Women: See What’s Inside!

  If you’re a black woman into skincare and makeup, chances are you’ve definitely run into the following problems: Lack of foundation ranges, hair products with damaging chemicals (…sulfates, anyone?), and dealing with the constant hunt for a nude lipstick that won’t have you looking like a clown. So the idea of…

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3 Pure Essential Oil Brands That You Can Trust

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  (This post contains affiliate links. Meaning if you click one of my links and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission, at no cost to you. Thanks for supporting The Melanated Maven!)   In my Essential Oils post from a while back, I gave you everything you needed…

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6 Simple Ways to Use Essential Oils for Self Care

Essential oils for self care

    So far, 2019 has been a busy year of making moves! Juggling planning a wedding and buying a house has been so exciting, but has also been a little bit stressful. I realized that I needed to pack some extra punch in my self care and stat.   …

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