I will keep the instructions very simple and products affordable for every woman and you will be amazed at how quickly your skin will improve and glow.

There are a few different characteristics between skin types. Black women in particular need to be more aware of certain skin problems that can affect them.

The most common skin care problems when it comes to black skin include acne, ingrown hairs, hyperpigmentation (darkening of an area of skin) and keloids (irregular scar tissue).

INFORMATION FOR YOU

Be very aware of what you use on your skin, try to only use good, natural products, nothing with bad chemicals and be especially careful of products offered in Chinese shops as they are full of chemicals. I know they are cheap but mostly very bad for your skin and can do damage.

We have helped many woman who have come into Volcanic Earth with white skin patches caused by skin whitening creams, I suggest not to use them at all. Just work on a beautiful healthy glow following a good skin care routine. If you follow a simple daily routine you will notice a huge improvement in a very short time.

Make sure you drink a1 litre of water a day

Wash your face daily and use natural products.

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Six basic steps to glowing skin

Step 1

Soak a wash cloth in warm water and place the wash cloth over your face for several minutes or until it cools. Do this first thing in the morning before washing your face to help open your pores.

Step 2

Wash your face with a natural, organic cleanser. Volcanic Earth offers two options depending on what you can afford. The cheapest option and very effective is using Volcanic Earth Volcanic Ash soap, helps with heal acne and is a great natural exfoliant.

The other option is Volcanic Earth Facial Cleanser, more expensive but offers more skin benefits. So clean your face and neck with gentle circular motion and rinse off in warm water. You can do all this all when having a shower.

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Step 3

Apply a natural toner made from lemon/lime juice and water. Fill a water bottle or other container with one part freshly squeezed lemon juice and five parts clean water. Apply the lemon juice toner with a cotton ball and do not rinse off. Throw away if becomes smelly.

Or use Volcanic Earth Facial Toner with witch hazel and essential oils.

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Step 4

Moisturise your face – local virgin coconut oil or Volcanic Earth Tamanu Skin Rejuvenating Moisturiser which is great for healing scaring and acne. Use Tamanu Oil as well on any acne / pimples you may have.

Just a note on choosing the right coconut oil, locally produced is just fine as long as it still smells like coconut oil – if not choose another brand because bad or poorly made coconut oil can cause harm to your skin. It has to smell natural and be non-scented.

Apply to the skin using your fingertips. Use caution when massaging the sensitive tissues around the eyes.

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Step 5

Keep your skin clean by washing your face with water before going to sleep.

Step 6

Apply a homemade, natural face mask once or twice per week. Mash one ripe banana with one egg white and coat your face, neck and decolletage with the mixture. Leave the mask on for 15 minutes, then rinse it off with warm water. Or use Volcanic Earth Face Mask.

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Written by Linda Trenkner

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