WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS In my immediate future I will continue to teach and build business at my studio. My long-term goals are to own a cutting-edge spa, teach worldwide, and one day have my own aesthetics school.
MOST COMMON SKIN CARE QUESTION YOU’RE ASKED Being a 49-year-old African American who has dealt with acne and acne scarring, I am frequently asked how to clear hyperpigmentation and acne and how to prevent or reverse aging.
TOP SKIN CARE MYTH “Black don’t crack.” It is true that melanated skin tends to age more gracefully, but it has been known to crack, sag, hyperpigment, break out, and age if not properly taken care of. So, yes people who produce more melanin need to wear sun protection and have an A.M. or P.M. skin care routine using quality products.
FOOLPROOF SELF-CARE MOVE My foolproof self-care move is getting a manicure and pedicure every two to three weeks because my hands are my livelihood and I am always on my feet.
BACKUP CAREER I currently do some modeling and acting locally when it works with my schedule. So, if I were not in skin care, I would pursue those two things full-time.
WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE Lupita Nyong’o. She is talented, classy, educated, and her skin is flawless.
chamagne’s must haves
Ann Webb’s Lemon Luffa Enzyme Peel is a gentle, brightening peel with fruit enzyme and physical exfoliators.
PCA’s Sensi Peel is formulated as a unique peeling option for all patients, including those with highly sensitive skin. This gentle 6% TCA solution will improve surface texture and brighten the skin, while helping to promote an even skin tone.
Sorella Apothecary’s Main Squeeze Hydrating Serum is ultra-hydrating and is infused with snow mushroom extract and peptides for immediate, super-increased, plumping hydration in just one application.