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Effortless Skincare Routine Essentials

  What is an essential skincare routine? We believe that skincare is skin health. Just as you would go to a spin class or drink a green smoothie, using skincare products that strengthen and protect your skin is essential to maintaining your overall health. That being said, not all skincare products are created equal. The…

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A Mineral Sunscreen Solution For Melanin Rich Skin

A Mineral Sunscreen Solution for Melanin Rich Skin In 2020,George Floyd’s wrongful death brought forth an issue that has repeatedly been neglected by all politicians, industries, and society in general. Through organizations such as Black Lives Matter and many others, we are reminded that the struggle for equality and justice is still ongoing. Many issues that have…

3 ladies of fair,medium and dark skin tones holding LASPA Naturals Tinted Mineral Sunscreen SPF 20

Melanin Rich Skin & SPF

Melanin Rich Skin & SPF Only in recent times is attention being paid to doing research into skincare for the melanin rich skin. It is widely believed that the darker the skin, the less is the need for protection from the sun. What Determines Your Skin Colour? Melanin is the pigment that determines your skin…

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How to update your skincare routine for fall

How To Update Your Skincare Routine For Fall As the weather begins to cool, we exchange our summer blouses for cozy, warm sweaters and our sandals for snug boots. We expect the weather change to affect our wardrobe, outdoor activities, and even our hair colour, but what about our skincare routines? We know to treat…

Top 5 Ingredients To Avoid In Sunscreen

When we think of which beauty products we use most frequently, there will be a few that top the list. Perhaps body lotion, shampoo, deodorant, or moisturizer comes to mind first. But there’s one item that we use on a daily basis that is often overlooked: SPF Sunscreens. Due to the fact that we use…

What is Zinc Oxide?

What is Zinc Oxide? We use so many products every day and many of us have no idea what it is we are putting onto or into our bodies. But many of the ingredients we use are, as they should, protecting us from the sun’s harmful rays, preventing skin irritations and dryness, and easing discomfort. …

A black woman applying LASPA SPF 30 sunscreen her face

Here’s how to achieve skin minimalism with a natural, streamlined skincare routine

Here’s how to achieve skin minimalism with a natural, streamlined skincare routine   When it comes to skincare, sometimes the simpler the routine, the more effective. And when I say simplicity, I’m referring to not only the number of steps, but the inherent simplicity of product ingredients too. At LASPA, we believe in product transparency…