Tag - EXTRASHADE

WHAT THE MEDIA IS SAYING ABOUT SKIN CANCER

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY Any time your skin is not protected by sunscreen or clothes and gets too much sun, it can burn or tan. Even if you have naturally dark skin or never burn and always tan, that still means the sun is damaging your skin. And you can still get skin cancer and wrinkles some day. SKIN CANCER FOUNDATION Ethnicity does not define skin type. It can represent a wide range of skin tones with a wide range of risks.” To...

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Was Disney justified for throwing EXTRASHADE on the set of Aladdin?

So it turns out that a Genie and 3 magical wishes might not be enough to ward the critics off the back of the Guy Ritchie directed Aladdin movie. The news that Disney admitted to “browning up" white actors for middle eastern crowd scenes continues to attract both positive and negative reception. According to Sunday Times, white actors were used as extras for roles requiring skills that were not readily found in a 1.1 million population of people of Indian,...

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What Does Sunscreen Do?

Sunscreen is created to safeguard you from sunburn, skin cancers, and other states that cause unrestrained exposure to daylight. You'll call it sun block or sun cream, it might all come into a type of lotion, spray, gel or other modern product that defend you from ultraviolet and help shield against second degree burns. First of all I will provide you with a brief explanation on how sunlight is a risk to your skin. This wavelength is break into...

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How to Increase Your Positivity This Winter

BY Lakiera Thompson Some of us may find ourselves feeling a bit down this season without knowing why. Some call it the "winter blues" but the scientific word for the way you're feeling is Seasonal Affective Disorder. The cause of this disorder is lack of sunlight because of the shorter days. Sufferers produces more melatonin which causes lethargy. Don't worry, there are ways you can uplift yourself and become more positive this winter! • Living a more active lifestyle helps your...

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Warning Signs From Your Body That You Need More Exercise

Exercise is more than just a workout to flaunt a great physical appearance. Since we live sedentary work lives, our bodies require movement to maintain a healthy mind and body. When we exercise, we are forced to breathe deeper, which transports oxygen throughout our bodies. This often makes us feel refreshed and revived. Exercise creates a physical stimulus for the body to get better at the challenge with which it was presented and that can only happen if there is...

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Top 10 facts about laughing

  You might be surprised to learn that the simple act of laughing every now and then can do wonders for your health, both emotionally and physically. Everyone enjoys a good laugh, it’s a great way to make you feel good and be happy. Here are 10 facts about laughing for you to enjoy! It has been seen that there is a considerable drop in the levels of stress hormones after a good laughing session. By altering the levels of cortisol in...

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Top 10 Proven Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Portrait of a happy woman smiling with arms raised Your perception of yourself has an enormous impact on how others perceive you. Perception is reality — the more self confidence you have, the more likely it is you’ll succeed. By using these 10 strategies you can get the mental edge you need to reach your potential. Celebrate Find something to celebrate every single day Smile Smile and laugh more. Our facial expressions influence our emotions as much as our emotions influence our facial expressions. Gratitude Each...

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Maintaining healthy skin and UV rays year round

Maintaining healthy skin can be difficult for everyone, but it is especially so for people with darker skin.  They have to be so careful to not use products with oil lanolin, dyes and fragrances.  These products can irritate their skin and cause dark spots to become darker. People with dark skin want to use a product that controls melanin production, but doesn’t cause breakouts or irritation.  This product will give you all the things you are looking for, including great...

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