TIPS TO MAINTAINING A GLOWING SKIN:
Various things prevent your skin from glowing as attractive as it can. You want radiant skin. We all do. Here are some tips to help you get started.
Know your cream’s contents:
Your cream itself could be the one stealing your natural glow. Body creams that have low oil content and are made up of a higher percentage of water can be easier to apply to the skin. Sadly, the water vaporizes rapidly, leaving you with frequently dull, parched, prickly skin. Try moving to a heavier, oil-rich lotion, body butter, or cream to keep skin moisturized and supple.
It’s easier when damp:
It’s common knowledge your hair is easier to style when damp or wet. In the same way, your skin is also easier to take care of when slightly damp. Chocolate skins tend to be dry, therefore nourish your face with oils like coconut, almond, jojoba, and olive after bath. This will result in your skin having those important healing properties vital for smooth and glowing skin.
Give your skin a warm-up:
Grab a towel or cloth and dip into warm water then wipe your body with it before you moisturize your skin. The warm cloth opens up the pores and leaves skin prepped for extra hydration.
Limit your mid-day outdoor activities:
Frequent exposure to the sun can lead to discoloration of the skin, premature aging, freckles, etc. Limit your outdoor activities in the sun, especially between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Don’t puncture! :
Don’t puncture the pimples or acne on your skin. Rather, apply the cream over them. You can also use an acne regimen kit to control acne. Puncturing pimples can lead to more blemishes over the face and skin. Check with a dermatologist if you experience more acne than necessary.
It is of vital importance to drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. It helps to remove toxins from the body and will offer you glowing skin.
Adhere to the above-mentioned rudimentary skincare tips by practicing daily to get radiant and youthful skin.
Here is a list of our top recommended body lotions for your dark skin:
1. Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant:
This is one of the finest creams for chocolate skin in Nigeria that will reveal your body’s natural radiance, thanks to its primary ingredients of cocoa and Shea butter. It absorbs well after application, keeping your skin smooth and free for its being no-greasy and non-comedogenic. Asides from the sweet fragrance of cocoa, this lotion has a 100 percent pure cocoa and Shea-butter combo, no wonder it gives natural glitz to the skin when used.
2. The Aveeno Active Daily Moisturizing Lotion:
One of the best creams for chocolate skin in Nigeria, there have been more than 1,000 tracked positive reviews. According to users, your skin look changes and glow from the moment you apply with more visible improvement after two weeks of usage. Its absorption is good, leaving your skin smooth and free for its non-greasy and not comedogenic feel.
3. Brownstone Maxitone Lotion:
This lotion has a lot of cocoa butter and honey which nourishes the skin.
The regular use of this lotion helps to keep the skin smooth, sparkling, and well hydrated. This cream also helps to improve the skin tone by making it look smoother, shinier, and lighter.
4. Nivea Nourishing Body Milk:
This body lotion has a high content of almond oil which helps to nurture your skin thus conveying a sweet creamy healthy-looking effect to your skin and making your skin feel hydrated and moisturized.
5. E45 moisturizing lotion:
If you are looking forward to pampering and keeping your skin moisturized, this lotion is the perfect option for you. E45 moisturizing lotion is a good skin conditioner especially for dry skin types and it should be applied daily for active results.
6. Gold Bond Ultimate Healing Skin Therapy Lotion:
Gold Bond has been there for years making good products and has one of the best lotions for chocolate skin in Nigeria. This hypoallergenic body treatment is one of the preeminent creams for chocolate skin that is non-comedogenic and quick when it comes to skin absorption. It has a mild smell and is rated good by people with dry skin as wells as itchy conditions.
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We are open to contributions from you based on other skincare products you've used for your chocolate skin. Share your tips and cream recommendations in the comment section.