Paint the Town Black
It is time to discover the grooming benefits of black color, starting with fancy mud mask until the coolest sonic brushes to keep the face clean.
Black, a color which has been for long time iconic for fashion world. Since the beginnings of 19th Century dandies -Beau Brummell- and designers -Gabriel Chanel- encouraged the simplicity of ‘black style’, becoming a way of express elegance, timeless and rebellion. Today, beauty industry has decided to continue the empowerment of this dark color, choosing some of the most natural and raw ingredients like charcoal, algae and mud, and turning into wondrous skin care products which just proved us that black color always will be an eternal trend.
1.Tom Ford, Intensive Purifying Mud Mask. Have you ever thought mud will be a high-end product? Tom Ford did it, with a weekly mask which helps to draws out oil, dirt and toxins. A whole grooming party, starting with a thick-soft clay until its changed of color (from black to light gray)
2.Boscia, Revitalizing Black Charcoal Hydration Gel. A pioneer brand which trusted in the effectiveness of ‘darkness’. Following Japanese roots of skin care Boscia developed a whole line of charcoal, helping to detoxify skin absorbing 1,000 times its own weight in impurities.
3.Origins, Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores. For those which suffer acne, the bamboo charcoal mask will work as a magnet drawing out the excess of oil in the face. Weekly paint a black thick layer over your forehead, nose and cheeks, and start to see the results.
4.Foreo, Luna Mini 2 for Men. Blackness not only has presence in grooming formulas, also in the tools used to clean the skin. Foreo, and its T-Sonic brushes, takes to another wild level the skin care experience, thanks to its black brushes with silicone bristles and sonic pulsations exclusively aimed for men.
5.Givenchy, Le Soin Noir Serum New Generation. Givenchy’s pulled out from the darkest depth of the ocean two types of algae (black sap and golden-brown sap) and developed a high-end black collection called Le Soin Noir, from cleanser to serum, this line performs as a booster for mature skins.
Photography: Vanessa Nieves @vanessanievesvazquez