features Women Who Broke Barriers in Beauty

There are some women who are trailblazers and open doors for others to follow.  Allure featured an article that sets this special group apart from the pack.

Black History Month: 8 Women Who Broke Barriers in Beauty written by Joane Amay showcases not only beauty, creativity and the ability to fulfill a need in the mainstream industry.

The article also makes readers appreciate diversity along with groundbreaking product lines.

2016 Allure Best of Beauty Winners

Allure magazine just announced it’s 2016 Allure Best of Beauty winners after testing countless products.

KORRES Wild Rose Vitamin C Active Brightening Oil (Best of The Naturals)

About the Product: This innovative brightening oil infused with real wild rose petals pays homage to the legendary wild rose oil ingredient that started it all. This ultra-concentrated vitamin C oil is rich in omega 3, 6, 9, fatty acids, and vitamins A and C. It provides significant antioxidant action while repairing the look of fine lines and wrinkles and improving skin’s overall tone and texture ($54;


Lavanila Laboratories The Healthy Sport Luxe Deodorant (Best of Body in Deodorant)

About the Product: This deodorant was created for life in motion. Lavanila’s proprietary, award-winning beta glucan technology is infused with SmartSport™ for high-performance defense and nourishment, and bursts with long-lasting vanilla breeze freshness ($16;


Bioré Baking Soda Cleansing Scrub (Best of Steals in Skin)

About the Product: This ingenious concentrated powder cleanser is specially formulated to foam up on contact with water, leaving skin 2.5 times as clean as a basic cleanser. The formula gently exfoliates while forming tiny bubbles that dive deep into pores to break up oil and impurities. When you rinse the foam away, oil, debris and dead cells are swept away, for instantly smoother, softer texture and visibly tighter pores after just one use ($9.99; Drug and Mass Retailers).


Curél Rough Skin Rescue (Best of Steals in Skin)

About the Product: Ideal for severely dry, flaky skin, this smoothing lotion gently loosens flakes without irritation, allowing essential hydration to reach the areas that need it most. The dermatologist-recommended formula uses natural ingredients to relieve roughness and help prevent it from returning (7.99; Drug and Mass Retailers).