For our first edition of FIERCE Editorial Picks, we decided to compare our own polished skin routines for a deeper look at the pricey pearls and drugstore gems we covet and love. Where do I begin? I had moderate acne all throughout high school and always had pink cheeks, never thought anything of it. My skin got better after college but last year everything came back to haunt me.
5 Cleansers You Should Try: From Sensitive to Oily Skin | Hiplatina
The Problem: We're more prone to acne. Because our skin is more likely to be oily, we're prone to acne and blemishes. The worst part about this is that it can last well past our teenage years. Read more about how to treat acne here. The Problem: We're more prone to hyperpigmentation i. While many dermatologists have told us they can't seem to figure out why Latinos get dark spots at such high rates, studies have shown that products with Vitamin C help even out skin tone. The Problem: Many of us are allergic to benzoyl peroxide.
5 Cleansers You Should Try: From Sensitive to Oily Skin
Removing makeup at the end of the day is one of my favorite nighttime rituals. During the day, our skin is exposed to toxins found in the air along with dirt and oil buildup. There are certain criteria I look for in a good cleanser: gentle without dying or irritating the skin. Out of all of the beauty products I review, cleansers are what I enjoy testing the most.
This is not true and in fact, skin cancer in Latino patient populations in the US is on the rise. When skin cancer develops in people with darker skin, it is often diagnosed at a later stage, especially melanoma. The golden rule: Wear sunscreen every day! However, we can take preventative measures like not picking at acne or bites, and use sunblock to avoid spots from getting worse.