Black and brown skin has always been shrouded in beauty and mystery, and now, with the new melanin-rich skincare trend, people of color can enjoy the best of both worlds! This trend caters to all the unique needs of dark-skinned individuals, or #melaninrich people.
It’s nice to see the beauty industry finally recognizing the different needs of Black and brown women, and taking proactive steps. Here’s a closer look at this exciting new trend in skincare!
Can you relate?
When it comes to skincare, I feel like I'm at a disadvantage. There are far fewer options for people with melanin-rich skin like mine. And the options that do exist are often too harsh or not really effective. It's frustrating because I see all these beautiful products that I know won't work on my skin. And even when I find something that does work, it's usually more expensive than what my white friends are paying. I feel like I'm always playing catch up when it comes to skincare. But I'm determined to find something that works for me. Even if it takes a little longer and costs a little more.
What is the Melanin-Rich Skincare Trend?
The Melanin-Rich skincare trend is a growing movement that celebrates the beauty of dark skin. It is based on the idea that all skin tones should be celebrated and that products should be tailored to meet the unique needs of people with darker skin tones. The trend is gaining traction as more people become aware of the issues of colorism in the beauty industry and the need for more inclusive products. Companies are creating skincare products specifically designed for those with melanin-rich skin, including products like facial oils, serums and creams are formulated with ingredients that are known to increase melanin production, as well as nourish and protect the skin. This movement is helping to shift the conversation around beauty and create a more inclusive landscape for all and most importantly to promote self-love and acceptance.
Check out these amazing brands that provide melanin-rich ingredients for your beauty routine! How exciting!