With so many shades and skin types ranging from sandy caramel to deep velvety chocolate, African American skin requires a unique type of product for our melanin enriched skin! Simply put, melanated skin requires a different approach – products formulated to cleanse the face effectively.
WHAT’S THE BEST FACE WASH FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN SKIN?
Many facial cleansers on the markets can over cleanse your skin, stripping away the skin’s natural lipid barrier and removing natural oils. If you’ve ever heard of the statement “Black Don’t Crack,” it’s because of those natural oils. The natural oils found on the surface African American skin is nature’s way of preserving our melanin and giving us an enviable glow.
IMPORTANCE OF A GENTLE FACE WASH
A gentle but cleansing face wash for African American skin, will help clean the skin but keep those natural oils in place. You don’t need a squeaky clean feeling on your face after you’ve cleansed.
Our recommendation – Buttah Skin’s Gentle Face Wash. It is formulated by actor – Dorion Renaud – after battling acne and hyperpigmentation (dark spots) for many years of using skincare products that weren’t made with his skincare concerns in mind. He noticed how much better his skin and less dry and irritated his skin would feel after using his face wash.
The Buttah Skin Face Wash gently lifts away dirt, oil, debris, and dead surface cells combating dullness, irritation, and discoloration. Soothing Coconut and Palm Oils and Lavender Flower Extract condition and calm your complexion, leaving your skin smooth, hydrated and healthy. It won’t clog your pores, dry your skin out, or irritate your skin. It does exactly what it says it does – gently cleanses.
WHAT’S IN IT?
Due to the sensitivity of black skin, fewer chemicals means less irritation, which also means more glow. Our Buttah Skin Cleanser includes:
- Lavender Flower Extract: Calms irritation and helps reduces inflammation
- Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate: Naturally derived from coconut oil – gently cleanses and conditions
- Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate: Naturally derived from coconut and palm oils. It’s a safe, balancing cleanser that softly lathers and rinses clean, without doing the most.
- Citric Acid: A gentle exfoliator that removes dull skin cells and makes way for the new glowy skin underneath