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40 Black influencers and creators you should be supporting

The beauty industry is in the midst of a reckoning.

Last week, beauty influencer Jackie Aina asked brands to pull up or shut up. She echoed the message of Pull Up For Change, an Instagram account curated by Uoma Beauty founder and CEO Sharon Chuter created to hold brands accountable. Brands that posted a statement of support for the Black community on their Instagrams in the days following the senseless murder of George Floyd and the subsequent protests across the nation had to release the number of black employees they have at a corporate and executive level within their organizations within 72 hours—or else.

Aina expressed the need for consumers to hold these brands accountable and asked her followers to hold off on purchasing from these brands until they released their numbers. Aina essentially said, “don’t talk about it, be about it.”

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Within days, the numbers came pouring in. Nearly every major and indie beauty brand including Shiseido, Sephora, Ilia, and Thrive Cosmetics, answered the call. Pull Up or Shut Up shared the responses and thanked the brands for their transparency. The movement is the real-life iteration of a popular sentiment shared across social media in the wake of these protests: saying you’re not a racist isn’t enough. You have to be actively anti-racist.

Beauty brands whose numbers were disappointing created action plans and expressed their commitment to doing the work to stand with the Black community. Some initiatives they’re working toward is diversifying hiring and placing them in positions of power to truly level the playing field at the corporate level. But change doesn’t happen overnight, and it doesn’t come from the top down.

Many beauty influencers watched as these brands exposed themselves and questioned how they benefited from and became complicit in this system that doesn’t prioritize BIPOC in positions of power. This has a trickle effect. As such, these brands don’t prioritize BIPOCs in marketing campaigns and content creation efforts. In a time where the entire nation is being called upon to lift up Black voices, white and non-BIPOC beauty influencers felt called upon to do the same. They began sharing their favorite Black influencers on their feed and in their stories, flooding Instagram with talented Black creators that all too often go overlooked and under-appreciated when brands seek out talent to promote their latest product or post about their marketing campaign.

Some influencers, like licensed esthetician and skincare influencer Devan Jesmer, @devsday on Instagram, vowed to do more to make the beauty space more equitable. On the recommendation of @beauty4brownskin, she created a template for white and non-POC influencers to pass on PR and campaign opportunities to Black creators.

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How to pass opportunities to Black creators . @selfcaresmorgasbord and @beauty4brownskin started some important conversations this week about some of the ways in which the beauty space can be more equitable. One of those ideas was passing on PR and campaign opportunities to Black creators. They inspired us to make this template for white and non-Black POC to use when presented opportunities by brands, to pass along those opportunities and make the beauty space more equitable— a simple but actionable item, which we know is only one small step in the right direction. . @glowasyougo and I collaborated on this, so DM either of us for the template. Thank you @theblendedbeauty and @laviedefawn for your feedback!

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“The response has been overwhelmingly positive,” says Jesmer, to Very Good Light. “Within three hours I had an outpouring of people sharing brand responses with me. Almost all brands were extremely receptive of the idea, and were happy to be introduced to more Black creators in the beauty space.”

Influencers are recognizing that the responsibility to make the beauty industry more inclusive doesn’t just lie with the brands. We all have a responsibility to uplift more Black and POC voices, whether that’s as an influencer calling upon brands to hire more Black influencers, or us as consumers engaging, liking, and commenting on campaign images that feature Black and POC talent.

“Brands have really been forced to look at their internal practices and make systemic changes, and we need to continue to request transparency, action plans, and follow up with brands to hold them accountable,” says Jesmer. “In addition to passing opportunities to Black creators, [influencers] need to make sure every campaign we work on is inclusive, and every brand we support is inclusive.”

If you want to support more Black influencers and encourage more brands to work with them, we’ve rounded up 40 of our favorite Black influencers that we’d love to see get more shine. Support them now and always—follow, like, comment, and tag the brands who you would love to see work with them. We have the power to make a difference, and use our voice to amplify others.

1. Brooke Devard

2. Abena Boamah

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3. Diarrha N’Diaye

4. Trinity Mouzon Wofford

5. @blkamericano

6. Funmi Monet

7. Quani Deb, @beauty4brownskin

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YTTP Tuesday. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Though their skincare is great, for me the community and friendships are what I am most thankful for when it comes to YTTP. They are kind, giving, conscious, and thoughtful in all that they do. ⁣ ⁣⁣ Honestly it feels like they are family. Being able to to be apart of the community is very fulfilling. I’ve gotten great advice from them in regards to my aspirations of more opportunities of working in this beauty space, to encouragement, to tips on life and love. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Big energy is dropping in a few days and the campaign behind it is going to be amazing. I’m immensely thankful I was able to be a part of it. Greg, Joe, Jamie, and the entire YTTP team, thank you sincerely. ?: @twentysomeskin

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8. Sean Garrette

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@Fenty Prints (on) | I’m obsessed with this ‘Fenty Braids’ tee I recently picked up. If i’m being honest, I’ve actually been picking up too many damn things during this quarantine (just placed another Fenty order ?). I thought my spending would decrease during quarantine, but according to my April & May bank statements — the spending has definitely spiked lmao.⁣ ⁣ Although retail therapy can be satisfying and rewarding in the moment, It’s always best to be conscious about your spending, especially on skincare. As I always preach, less is more when it comes to skin. I talk about a lot of great products, but it’s important to know what your personal skin needs are, and to not overload your skin care routine with a ton of products. ⁣ ⁣ A basic skin care routine should consist of a few things: A balm/oil cleanser, water-based cleanser, hydrating toner, exfoliant (2-3 nights/week), antioxidants serum, hydrating serum, moisturizer and SPF. These are 7-8 steps that will help you build an effective and consistent routine. Plug in the appropriate products in each category + be consistent, and you’ll see results. ⁣ ⁣ What have been some of your best (or worst) purchases during quarantine? let me know in the comments ?

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9. Kamo Mafokwane

10. Evie, @sknperfct

11. Saj, @skincarewithsaj

12. Alicia Lartey

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Hi? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I would like to thank everyone for trusting my reviews. I value you all, cheers to global skin health ? & to expanding the family. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Never forget that your skin is an organ, take care of that organ. Do not buy or listen to these bootleg bettys that want to put you at risk all for the sake of a follow. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Please stop demonising chemicals (those that are) you are literally a chemical yourself. I would like to announce that I cannot help you find your chemical free products because I would have to step into a black hole where there is no mass or atoms. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I am taking the steps to better my skincare community & I will explain all of that soon. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Wear your SPF! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Here are some brands that I love:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @paulaschoiceuk⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @deviantskincare⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @dermatica.skin⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @glossier (I will always be a glossier girl)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @supergoop⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @cerave⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @herbivorebotanicals ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @freshbeauty⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Okay bye x⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #cultbeauty #skincare #skincareroutine #igtopshelf #shelfie #skincarecommunity #hyperpigmentation #acne #skincarejourney #beauty #discoverunder10k #discoverunder5k #skinfluencer #skincareobessed #london #microblogger #skincarejunkie #exfoliation #glossier #igtopshelf #pink #glossierskin

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13. Michelle, @ouimichelle

14. Destini, @destinigia

15. Rashawn, @glowskinguy

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Hey everyone! It's me, Rashawn ✌? Today marks one month of me having this account and formalling thrusting myself into the skincare community. Realizing that I haven't posted any pictures of my actual face yet, I thought I'd do that today and actually introduce myself. ✨✨ I'm a 21 year old dude living in sunny Orlando, Florida (that's why I had to give you guys a sunny golden hour moment). I am going to school for Computer Engineering, so the skincare world is more of my hobby outside of all that. I have been seriously into skincare for about three years now I think. I just love researching products and ingredients, testing out everything under the sun. This page is such a good way for me to remember my thoughts, because honestly after a while, I just forget what I think about a product sometimes haha. ✨✨ I really wanted to start this account to be with my people, fellow lovers of skincare. I honestly could not be happier with this whole page. I appreciate every single like, comment, share, DM, everything. I'm just here to have a good ole time and to always keep learning about my favorite topic (skincare). ✨✨ Some rapid fire random facts about me: – My favorite show is The Office (like most other basic college kids, I know lol) – My favorite movie is La La Land – I'm a big Marvel fan – I really really wanna go to Europe – I'm a Sagittarius but I have not a single clue about zodiac signs – My favorite music is from Ariana Grande, Tame Impala, EDEN, and Paramore (and many more, I have a wide music taste) ✨✨ Thanks again to everyone for welcoming me into this fun space and I'm glad to be with such a supportive bunch of people!

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16. Flo, @theblendedbeauty

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#SupportSmallBusinesses⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Today I wanted to brag on two brands who have really been working it!⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ First up: The good people at @ranavat Mighty Majesty. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ A ayurvedic brand with a most beautiful message.⠀ ⠀ Their hair oil is otherworldly – 100% USDA Organic with an intoxicating fragrance, Mighty Majesty totes jasmine and also amla. Super lightweight and is a beautiful treat for scalp massages + tames frizz and flyaways. You can also use it as a heat protectant and add it in a hair mask!⠀ ⠀ You also have until tonight at 12pm to be a part of the @desaifoundation #pledgeyourperiod campaign and have your donation TRIPLED thanks to @ranavat. ⠀ Go to www.pledgeyourperiod.com and donate NOW. A donation of just $5 will help produce and distribute over 40 pads for women and children in rural communities who might not otherwise know of or have access to sanitary menstrual hygiene products.⠀ ⠀ ⠀ The other is @m2unyc cosmetics.⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Do you see this eye shadow? ‘Nuff said. It’s a fun eye crayon in the shade Greenwich V and it’s only $3 USD In this photo, I’m sporting their blush(Fairy $6) and I used another eye crayon burgundy ($3) I used as lip color. They are cruelty-free (a must) & vegan! They have affordable prices and are of noticeably high quality.⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Check them out, y’all! What small businesses are on your radar?⠀ ⠀ ⠀ *some items gifted ⠀ #naturalhairatlanta #healthynaturalhair #curlyhaircut #curlss #bigchop #naturalhairdaily #healthy_hair_journey #v93oo #hypebaebeauty #naturalhairtips #naturallyshedope #naturalhairdoescare #naturalhairstyles #curlyhair #naturalhairblogger #twistouts #colourpopmeblack #lowporosityhair #atlbloggers #3chair #4ahair #atlmakeup #brightmakeup #greenmakeuplook #colorfulmakeuplook #monolidmakeup #crueltyfreemakeupartist #veganmakeupartist

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17. Danielle, @miamibeautyvice

18. Okikiola Asher

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The brand @naturiumskin has to be one of my favorite beauty finds of the year. ? In a previous post, I mentioned I started with their Mixed Green Nutrient Cleanser which I love. Their marine hyaluronic water cream and multi- peptide eye serum are currently a few of my favorite things. First impression, the moisturizer will be much better suited for someone with oily dehydrated skin. The skin literarily drinks up the juice without leaving a trace of stickiness it grease. Oh! It’s quite soothing too. On all occasion of usage, I sealed with an oil. What is life without oil ??‍♀️ To be continued …. ?? —————————————— #skincare #skincareroutine #skin #skincarekover #skincareproducts #esthetician #estheticianlife #productreview #naturium #moisturizer #skincarecommunity #skincareinlagos #blackskincare

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19. Paris, @honey.matcha.glow

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I had my GUARDS UP on my hike today☀️ (gifted)

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20. Ashley White, @skincarehero

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Everything about my skincare journey has been racial, from experiencing subpar care by non-Black dermatologists to the beauty companies that employed me. Racism is having to discover my passion because it was born out of necessity. I can recall so many of my milestones being spearheaded by the need to escape discrimination and shield my mental health, not simply because I WANTED to. Seeing non-Black creators that I’ve engaged with for years deciding to now follow or acknowledge my work in the given climate is pretty unnerving. Watching brands who don’t contract Black creators while partnering with non-Black ones (who steal our content) post black boxes for performative solidarity is comical. There are different sets of rules for Black estheticians that want to purchase specific professional back bar lines but in the last 72 hours they made a business decision to stand in inclusivity. • I have been consuming the news non-stop for the past several days. I have felt rage, helplessness and guilt for even wanting to talk about skincare again but even THAT aspect of my life is political and dear to my heart. As I ease back into work, I’d like to share some thoughts and my mission for those who are new. • I am a Black esthetician based in Chicago that specializes in treating Black skin care concerns. I work in a space with other Black women and together we create an environment where Black women feel safe, pampered and are free from micro aggressions. These are also the conditions I expect to see in the beauty industry moving forward. I am not on a witch hunt for any brands that have been silent, neutral or posting MLK quotes that doesn’t include his support of riots because they simply have been blocked. I implore creators and clients alike to explore Black-owned businesses as you would any other until we won’t have to make the differentiation in order to garner support. I’m challenging myself to return to a space that I love but not forgetting those doing the work in the streets. I’m allowing myself to create and share with those that welcome me. How are you showing up for Black people and Black people, how can I be of service to you? • ?: @brookssmedia

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21. Nicki, @znariah

22. Crystal, @crystallaurenskin

23. Abiola A, @lifewithabiola

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Did you mask today? With what?!. • My nighttime routine doesn’t change a lot, I rotate Retin a with my PtR brightening serum+Good molecules serum… I change everything else tho, just serums stay pretty much the same… • Finally picked up this PTR mask thanks to @seangarrette (follow him he’s awesome), I have a feeling I’d be picking up the full size @kylieskin toner, it’s been on my mind since the launch and after trying the mini, I like it, it’s pretty hydrating/fuss free. • The @goodsciencebeauty brightening cream is a great one but since I have normal/dry skin, it’s not enough for me so I use it as a serum because it contains ingredients to help with pigmentation and then I use their new hydrating mask over it. • Any questions? Tried anything here before? How did your day go?! ILove you!!

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24. Candice, @misscandiceb

25. Jasmine, @glowyskinbabe

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Things shouldn’t just be discussed when it’s trending.⠀ ⠀ The George Floyd situation should also shine a light on the many disparities that persist because of racism/discrimination/injustice.⠀ ⠀ – Evaluate your behaviours⠀ ⠀ – Be considerate of black ppl who find not only graphic imagery triggering but the non-graphic ones too⠀ ⠀ – Protect your mental health – black folx don’t feel obliged or pressured to overshare because things feel heightened rn⠀ ⠀ – Don’t jump on the social justice bandwagon particularly if you’re not actively doing shit offline. Performative activism ain’t it.⠀ It’s also quite distasteful to profit off of this situation – even the thought of people applauding others on “speaking up” is a lil ?- ⠀ should I applaud non black persons for simply not being racist or having a clue – no.⠀ ⠀ SKNCR⠀ – Brands shouldn’t necessarily be prompted – if they’re not discussing it; let them show their true colours so to speak…let them showcase what it is that they value above humanity and black trauma. At the same time, don’t fall for their “inclusion matters to us” bs and remember black outrage is a commodity.⠀ ⠀ – Brands should definitely examine how they treat black creatives and dark skinned black creatives.⠀ ⠀ ????? ??? ????? ??????? ??? ???????⠀ ⠀ Once things ‘blow over’ are you still gonna be all about BLM??⠀ ⠀ I have many thoughts on the current happenings but for now it makes most sense for me/my wellbeing to post colourful skin content. I’m not here to educate ppl, submit trauma porn or reading lists – I’m already a black person 365 – I live the black experience, I know the black diasporas history, past and present.⠀ ⠀ And stop being ‘shocked’ cos it’s 2020 ⠀ Ppl were similarly shocked in 20th century… the year doesn’t matter – don’t stay wilfully ignorant⠀ ⠀ Jazz x

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26. Danielle Prescod

27. Aura, @aurajae_

28. @nkisu_truffles

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23. Twenty-Three. XXIII. Guess which blue haired, highly melaninated gal just turned 23…meeeeee ? Thankful for another safe and healthy 365 day rotation around the sun ?? The last year has definitely full of ups and downs, but I'm extremely blessed to know some pretty wonderful people who have made my life that much sweeter ? I was going to comment 23 facts about myself, but that's not happening, so please settle for these random 5 (2+3 = 5) facts about yours truly! ☀️ I got my ears pierced for the first time when I was 18. I'm itching to get another few ear piercings though! I wanna deck my ears out like they're in an early 2000s rap video or something ? Unnecessary bling everywhere ???? ☀️I hate eggplant and beetroot with a fierce passion ??‍♀️ The smell, the texture, the TASTE. If any vegetables deserve the death penalty, it's those two. Electric chair your honour ? ☀️ My faveeeee K-pop group is BTS. I love a number of groups, but Bangtan really owns my ass ? If I don't see them live one day…bruh ? ☀️ I hateeee being ashy! Everytime I wash my hands at home, I put lotion on them. If I see either of my siblings walking around with ashy legs, it's?? on ??sight ?? Moisturize your skin, pleaaaSe ? ☀️I own over 250 books ? The love affair with books began when I was about 8 with Harry Potter! I mainly read fantasy, but I've just started reading mangas thanks to my new anime obsession ??‍♀️♥️ . . . . #skincarehoarder  #skincarelover #blackgirlmagic #skincareobsessed #skincarejourney #skincaregoals #boxbraids #melaninpopping #skincareblogger #statementearrings #australianfashionblogger #skincarecommunity #skincareblog #perthblogger #skincareregime #australianskincare #skincarefirst #skincareenthusiast #melaninaustralia #canonm50 #skinsta #fashionbloggerau #skinisin #skincaredaily #skincareessentials #skinstagram #blackinfluencer

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29. Shelaine, @justmyrecs

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Today’s #maskmonday is featuring @bliss ‘Mighty Marshmallow’. – First of all I appreciate how travel friendly it is, at only 0.5oz, I was able to actually pack two different mask for this trip, a personal new record ?. I know you probably read 0.5oz and felt robbed of product, but this mask came in a variety 4 pack for only $10, I definitely feel like I received my money’s worth. During application, while waiting for it to dry, and even after washing, I kept making mental notes about the true “marshmallow” soft fluffy texture. I have mentioned before that I do find my skin does dry out when I leave a mask on for the longer allotted times but I did rinse to find a soft moisturized canvas. – On the other hand, if we’re being honest I haven’t seen much brightening and radiance from the mask. To it’s credit, I’ve only ever used it three times since December, when I don’t have a specific concern and my skin is in a good place. There’s definitely not much consistency with this product on my end, so if you’ve seen great results, please comment below! – I hope you guys are being safe and washing your hands. With all this wfh and social distancing, please treat yourself!

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30. Kenedie, @kenedielynn

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As we go back to “normal” posts I think we should reflect on what normal is exactly. While many were content with the normal we had others continue to live very uncomfortably. The normal we once knew is gone and I for one am happy to see it go. Change needs to happen. Please remember to keep that same energy this week that you had last week. Racial injustice will not be demolished in a week. Please #keepthatsameenergy please do the work. . . *I did not make this amazing collage! It was made by @rachel.lankford . . Fun fact: we actually went to elementary school together. Years later I randomly stumbled across her beauty account and thought “no way this is Rachel from 5th grade.” Our community is a lot smaller than we think.

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31. Addy, @skincareinscrubs

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I stumbled upon a “hydration trio” that keeps my summertime combo& dehydrated skin balanced: ⁣⁣⁣ After cleansing and toning, I start with 2 to 3 pumps of the @peachandlily Glass Skin Refining Serum + 2 drops of the @paulaschoice Peptide Booster.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ After applying the “serum mix” to my face and neck, I like to give it time to absorb. I will floss and brush my teeth or apply my body lotion.⁣⁣⁣ *Give your serums some time to absorb, it helps with layering. ⁣⁣⁣ Then, the finishing touch- @theinkeylist PHA serum. 2 to 3 pumps to seal in all the moisture! ⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Finally, I finish the rest of my nighttime routine and go to bed. ⁣ In the am, I wake up with smoother and supple skin. ⁣Skin Barrier is and remains INTACT & SNATCHED (even if one, m⃫e⃫, i⃫t⃫’s⃫ m⃫e⃫ accidentally goes overboard on the acids) It’s a balancing act. ? I’m trying, y’all! ⁣ I’m still testing out the Peptide booster, thoughts coming soon. ⁣ However, the PGA acid-I will repurchase 110% and I’m enjoying the glass serum…a lot! ⁣ ⁣ Tell me….What’s your favorite hydrating serum??

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32. @where_is_kiana

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some shadow play for this friday ?

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33. @skinbykerr

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Okay okayyyy I’ll post my still shots goshhhhh ?⁣ ⁣ You all have probably seen that first pic by now, but here it is again! Back in February I had the experience of a lifetime. All the magical moments and memories that took place are beginning to unfold now ?. The biggest THANK YOU to my favorite skincare brand @theinkeylist and their wonderful team for selecting me to be a part of an incredible campaign. ⁣ ⁣ My skincare journey to having better skin (after I wrecked it unprovoked ?) has been a LONG one. One that would have been cut short had there been a brand like The Inkey List back then. Even still, I’m grateful that they are now a thing! My skin thanks them and their incredible products every day. As a Dermatology MA and skincare guru with a Bachelor of Science, it goes without saying I am quite picky about what I put on my face. The Inkey List just absolutely nails it with each product. I trust all their product formulations wholeheartedly, and they’ve proved over and over again that they just want us (and our skin) to win as @mabelandpearl_parfumerie puts it. ⁣ ⁣ Lastly, shoutout to all the wonderful cast, directors, producers, etc. that made this campaign what it is. You all rock!!! To my fellow cast members, I’m so glad and grateful this wonderful brand has brought us together. It was an absolute honor meeting and working with you all. ⁣ ⁣ If you ever have a question about any and everything skincare related, just #askINKEY like I did. Your skin will thank you. ? ⁣ ⁣ If you still haven’t tried The Inkey List yet … ಠ_ಠ ….. no but seriously, do it ?

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34. Brittnie, @selfcaresmorgasbord

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It’s June which means it’s #pridemonth and i’ve gotten quite a bit of new followers so allow me to reintroduce myself.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ I’m Brittnie. I’m black. I’m queer. Those things do not make up my whole identity, but they are huge parts of me that should be seen at all times. They will not be separated. You will not make me choose an identity over another. I will be seen as my whole self. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ I also want take this time to remind you that any rights for the LGBTQ+ community would be NO WHERE without black trans women. Period. ⠀⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Black trans women continue to go missing and be murdered in this country. Regis Korchinski (Canada) and Nina Pop black trans women we’ve recent lost one to police and the other to the violence we allow to continue targeting black trans women ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ I urge you instead of buying pride themed skincare products to donate your money to black and brown queer led organizations fighting for liberation and justice. @theokraproject is a good place to start along with your local BLM chapter—the movement was started by black queer womxn. ⠀⁣⁣ ⠀⁣⁣ So I hope you came and stay for both the skincare, coffee, and the dose of reality. I like to dish it all here. Happy pride—i’m proud to be black and i’m proud to be queer. ⁣ ⁣ second image by @tendervirgofarts

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35. Ashley, @skinquench

36. Adobea, @glowwithadow

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It's #sundazescreen (@skinbykerr) Gotta say, the people love this one. I've only sampled it but never used a full size. And even this one photographed doesnt belong to me but… any chance to take a picture I'll take it ? So for my first impression about it was that, it leaves no white cast and has no fragrance or smell. And those are basically the claims of the product. It's got Centella in it so it sounds like a great sunscreen for sensitive skin. It's a creamy lotion unlike the bouncy texture of the Beet shield or the Bioré aqua rich Watery essence. . . . . What sunscreen are you wearing today and if you've been using or have used this, what are your thoughts?? . . . . #summerweatherskin #kbeautyskincareproducts #ghanaianskincareblogger #sundazescreen #puritosunscreen #puritocentella #purito_official #purito

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37. Alanna, @skincarecarriage

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I’ll admit that I’m a bit sad that we’re back to ‘regular’ posting because I’m afraid that all this progress will get buried in the sand, but I’m holding everyone to their promises that this isn’t the end of us standing together to make a change. ?? – There’s still a looooong way to go before the world becomes level so let’s all continue to do our part to make it happen. ? – -——–•••————••••———••• As it relates to skincare, my recent beauty of joseon serum giveaway has ended so I wanted to take the time to briefly highlight one of the serums that caught my attention: the Glow serum.? – It’s made with 60% Propolis extract and 2% Niacinamide. It also contains notable ingredients like Tea Tree Extract and Tamanu Oil. ? – I haven’t used any of the serums yet as I have others that I need to finish up first, but this particular formula is said to have acne fighting, pore tightening and brightening benefits.? – Whenever I do start using it, I’ll be sure to update you on how it works for me.? ———•••———•••———•••—— I’ll continue to post helpful resources and material regarding Black Lives on my stories and at times here on my feed, so please keep informed and keep actively doing what you can to eradicate police brutality, eradicate racism, and promote a healthy world where we can enjoy equal opportunities and live together without fear and injustice. ?? – The world must never again go back to ‘business as usual’ #blacklivesmatter ?? – . . . . ?BLOG: Pulledfromhercarriage.com? . .

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38. @beautyincolor_official

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We spend a lot of time and money on our skincare regimen. So, it’s crucial that we get the most from our products. This is why it’s so important to layer your skincare correctly. ⠀⠀ When you follow a recipe or a set of instructions, you must do so in order, right? Step one comes before step two, which comes before step three, and so on. The same applies to how you layer your skincare. If you don’t use your lotions and serums in a specific order, you’re disenabling them from doing their job. ⠀⠀ Learn more about how to layer your skincare like a pro and my general guidelines on skincare product layering in my latest blog post. And get a free cheat sheet so you can remember all the steps on layering your skincare.✨

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39. Felicia Walker, @thisthatbeauty

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Reaching for @sulwhasoo.us Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream these days feels super intentional??‍♀️Beyond the obvious hydration benefits?Ginseng is known to increase circulation and boost skin’s immune system?Ginseng is believed to help naturally balance the skin?Ginseng is even believed to inhibit melanin overproduction that can lead to hyperpigmentation …I can attest to this because I began using @sulwhasoo.us Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream late last year, and actually shot some video footage. My skin was recovering from a hormonal breakout and I had several dark spots …but fast forward to March and those spots have all diminished CONSIDERABLY✔️Have you tried @sulwhasoo.us ? Share below! #SulwhasooPartner

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40. Asia Jackson