What products should I use if I have dark or very dark skin?

1. Beauty for women of colour

Just like Caucasian and Asian skins, black skin types have their own set of specific needs. They are often prone to shine because they tend to produce too much sebum, yet they can also become dehydrated in cool weather. Pigmentation marks can often appear, resulting in a complexion that looks uneven. Women of colour therefore need their very own tailored beauty routine. Follow our guide!

2. Thoroughly cleanse skin

Morning and evening, start your skincare routine by thoroughly cleansing your face. The best solution is a two-step process: removing make-up and then cleansing with water. Turn to make-up removal and cleansing products such as the Cleansing Milk with Gentian or the Gentle Foaming Cleanser with tamarind pulp. Twice a week, you can step your routine up a gear with the SOS Pure Mask for an extra purifying boost. Once your face is nice and clean, apply the Toning Lotion with Iris for Combination to Oily Skin to ensure every last trace of make-up is removed.

3. Apply the right hydrating care

Up next... hydration! Choose a serum and an ultra-hydrating cream to prevent your skin from potentially drying out. The Hydra-Essentiel range is the perfect choice for women of colour. Choose a lightweight cream for combination or oily skin. For instant glow, layer a little Beauty Flash Balm over your moisturising cream. The balm erases the signs of tiredness and revives skin’s radiance. Got pigmentation spots? Before your day cream, use the Mission Perfection serum to even out your complexion and add radiance day after day, while protecting your complexion's natural beauty. Stop new pigmentation spots from appearing by applying the UV Plus Sunscreen Multi-Protection over your day cream to protect skin from UV rays and the harmful effects of pollution. This is the best way of keeping pigmentation spots at bay.

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