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  • 01:04

    COLOR STRUCK (PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF SKIN BLEACHING)

    in Spirituality

    HERE WE WILL GO INTO DOME OF THE REASONS WHY PEOPLE BLEACH THE SKIN AND SOME OF THE DANGEROUS PHYSICAL EFFECTS AS WELL AS A FEW PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS.

  • 01:44

    Ng'endo Mukii, Animator of “Yellow Fever” Discussion of Bleaching Skin

    in Culture

    Is White Better? The lighter you are does that make you prettier? Smarter? More desirable. Many women of color are using bleaching elements to make themselves lighter. And if they are not using the chemicals they may also be doing it by photoshopping to make them appear lighter aka whiter. What does this do for a woman's self esteem? Where is this coming from? 


    Tonight we have Ng'endo Mukii, Animator of “Yellow Fever” interview. She is a Kenyan animator, director, and editor. She has created a powerful film that deals with this practice of bleaching skin and how the decision to do so in ingrained in little black girls at a very young age.


    Find Her online and Watch the Film Yellow Fever:


    thenge.com
    facebook.com/NgendoMukii
    Yellow Fever

  • 01:05

    Skin Bleaching and the Bleaching Syndrome in America

    in Culture

    Host: Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
    Guest: Dr. Ronald E. Hall, Founder of the Color Clinic, co-author of The Color Complex and author of "The Bleaching Syndrome Among People of Color"
     
    Topics:  Skin Bleaching and the Bleaching Syndrome in America and Abroad
    Talking about Colorism Out in the Open

  • 02:01

    SKIN BLEACHING: Hating the Skin You’re In

    in Lifestyle

    For centuries, there has been a divide within the black race. That divide is of complexion; dark skin blacks and light skin blacks. This divide can be referenced as far back as slavery. As we all have been taught, the lighter skin blacks were hailed worthy to work inside the kitchens or waiting on the slave owners, where dark skin blacks were used in the cotton and tobacco fields. That was the very beginning of a social divide that remains today.On this episode of Hot Topics Talk Radio, we’re going to tackle the topic of “Skin Bleaching”. Thanks to our listener and friend, Karla G, we are bringing this topic to the forefront with the questions of why are so many dark skin blacks willing to put their physical well-being at risk for the sake of having lighter skin. And, is there a cultural disconnect that comes along with skin bleaching? Join us on Friday, February 8, 2013, where we’re going to dig deep into the topic of SKIN BLEACHING: Hating the Skin You’re In. 8pm PST/ 10pm CST/ 11pm ESTCall (646)200-3148 to listen or voice your views. Or join listen online from your computer and join the chatroom conversation.

  • 01:31

    The Health Effect of Skin Bleaching

    in Health

     
    On this International women’s day we would like to spot light the dangerous trend of skin bleaching among African women, and even the men. Skin bleaching – the practice where dark skinned people use whitening and various exfoliation creams to lighten their skin color is an alarming trend that is plaguing people of native African communities around the globe. The negative medical consequences of severe burns, damage and likelihood of developing skin cancer does not deter people from this practice which leads us to believe that the problem runs deeper than just a poor trend choice. Studies have shown that people repeatedly make such poor choices to secure acceptance, love and regard from their society revealing a deeper problem of low self esteem, self and worth. Today we will explore the origins of skin color, the clinical functions of skin, how the concept of “colorism “ evolved and trends that lead to lighter skin being perceived as better than darker skin. We will examine the dangerous trend of skin bleaching and the dangerous consequences that may arise thereof. Finally we will look at ways we can teach our children some self esteem and self worth.
     
    Please call with your stories and comments on this dangerous trend of skin bleaching across the African continent. We would be glad to speak with you.

  • 00:31

    Skin Problems? Hypnosis to the Rescue!

    in Health

    Is beauty really only skin deep? Or does real beauty radiate from within?


    As the largest organ in (on) the body, the skin can be a really great indicator of what is going on inside the body. When there is acne, or other skin erruptions or symptoms, this is telling us something about our internal health. When we take medications that suppress the symptoms, the problem doesn't really go away, it's just driven inward where it can wreck havoc elswhere. Yet antibiotics are still prescribed to teenagers with ance, and toxic medications are given to women of child-bearing potential in an effort to treat something that is most likely casued by diet and/or lifestyle, and always with a mental/emotional component. 


    Nick and Joanna will be talking about how hypnosis can help alleviate even the most stubborn of skin conditions safely and effectively and without the toxic and potentially long term side effects of pharmaceuticals.  


    Receive 20% off an intitial consultation with Nick or Joanna when you mention this show. 


    Find us always at www.thekalyanacentre.com / www.drjoannacarmichael.com

  • 01:31

    "Love the Skin You're In"

    in Health

    Join me, MSKeepItMoving along with special guests, Professional Makeup Artist Shanell Dowden Majors, Hair Stylist and Glamologist, Siobhan Nicole and Fashionista and Fashion Writer of The New Simply Elevate Magazine, Denisha Locke on The Keep It Moving Blog Talk Radio Show as we discuss dressing your body type and creating a look that's all about YOU. Learn to "Love the Skin You're."



    Dial in to listen and participate at 773.897.6470
     

  • 00:35

    Putting love on your skin - Sally B's Skin Yummies

    in Women

    With passion and unwavering ambition, Sally Larsen finds the perfect balance of health and beauty with Sally B’s Skin Yummies, her handmade line of natural and organic skincare products and makeup.  A firm believer that health and beauty are dependent upon one another, the self-confessed “product girl” began making her own good-for-your products in 2003 when she noticed a void in the organic skincare market.  What began as a personal journey to replace her chemical-rich beauty products quickly turned into an in-demand hobby among her friends, motivating Sally to found Sally B’s Skin Yummies in 2005.


    Launching Sally B’s Skin Yummies with just two products, her now famous Shea Butter Bar and Healing Hand Butter, Sally established Skin Yummies to share the positive benefits of a healthy beauty regime with the world and also stake her own personal claim in the organics industry, the “unofficial Larsen family business.” While she wasn’t exactly raising bees and harvesting her own honey like her father, she spent countless hours researching and testing organic and natural ingredients as alternatives to preservatives, chemical additives and harsh irritants often found in beauty products.  As she learned, created and experimented, her initial small offering grew into a product line of over 30 must-have lotions, potions and other good-for-you creams. 

  • 00:51

    Is Sunfriend's Wearable Technology the Answer to Skin Cancer?

    in Health

    TWU Radio welcomes Karin Edgett to the Show!  


    Edgett, a former advertising and creative guru, and Shahid Aslam, a NASA scientist, founded Sun Friend in 2011 to combat the epidemic of skin cancer, which affects one in five people in the U.S. Their idea won first place in the NASA Tech Briefs “Design The Future Contest” for consumer products category as well as the “most popular” vote.


    With the SunFriend wearable  personal UV/Sun tracker, you can check the real-time UV Index of the sun. You can customize the SunFriend to your skin color and watch as LED’s light up to indicate a healthier amount of sun for the day while avoiding over exposure or skin damage. 

  • 01:01

    Cafecito: Tips for Healthier Looking Skin with Liz Santiago of CeleBritAy

    in Health

    Welcome to our Virtual Living Room Space with your hosts Rosangel Perez & Ruthie Guten.  Today on Cafecito we talk to Founder & CEO of CeleBritAy of New York - Liz Santiago.  Our topic - Tips for Healthier Looking Skin.


    Elizabeth Santiago is the founder & CEO of CeleBritAy New York, an award-winning skincare company specializing in organic, sustainable products.  Elizabeth is a cosmetic chemist with extensive knowledge in medicinal natural skincare and a Holistic Health Coach emphasizing on skin ailments like psoriasis, eczema, and Keratosis pilaris.  She studied Ayurvedic & Holistic Nutrition with Dr. Naina Marbali at Ayurvedic Beauty School.  With degrees in Chemistry, Biology and Herbology—she is passionate about educating her clients on how proper nutrition can help them improve their over-all health.  She has helped hundreds of people achieve better skin inside and out.


    Contact Information: Elizabeth Santiago  www.celebritay.com  Liz@celebritay.com  Tel: 718-384-0914


    Learn more about Cafecito Break by visiting www.cafecitobreak.org/

  • CLAIM YOUR ACNE FREE, SMOOTH & CLEAR SKIN!: LIVE Intuitive Energy Clearing

    in Spirituality

    Hi, I'm an intuitive healer & I am currently doing Live Clearings every week on a variety of topics but especially focused on REYOUTHING, REJUVENATING & REGENERATING HEALTH & BODY. (Please do not listen to these audios while driving)


    Our topic this week is:  'SMOOTH CLEAR & BEAUTIFUL SKIN' 


    The Skin is the largest organ in our body and is often the first one to get affected when our system is out of whack! It is also the most visible organ to which our self esteem easily seems to attach to! 


    Our skin is renewed every 28 days! So we can litreally create a smoother clearer and sexier skin in a month! It is our most natural desire, because it reflects our health vitality and body's purity. 


    In this session we will clear the energetic spiritual mental and emotional blocks to having the CLEAR SMOOTH AND SUPPLE SKIN, as it is our body's divine right to experience health and beauty!  


    FOR WHOM: 



    People with Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema, Blemishes, Spots, Scars    
    Anyone who doesn't like their skin, 
    Everyone who feels like attending! 


    Look forward to helping you create a thriving vibration to transform your outer reality!


    Namaste 


    Ruchika Sukh 


    www.ruchikasukh.com