That old saying, "Black don't crack," is definitely rooted in reality. Black women hardly seem to age at all (just ask Diahann Carrol or Ruby Dee). As a result of the natural oiliness of our skin, African American women are less likely to develop fine lines and wrinkles. Still, there are always more things we could do to keep our complexion looking youthful, radiant, and supple, longer. Here are ten ways to preserve your youthful glow...
1.) Splash With Cold Water
Use lukewarm water to wash your face (the warmth opens up your pores, allowing for a deeper clean), but always rinse with cold water—it tightens your pores and tones your skin, giving your complexion a firm, youthful appearance. Pro tip: For the same effect, try the cold water splash after a hot shower, too.