• Porsche Bailey-Brown

Anti-Aging Tips for Ethnic Skin

As one of 150 specialists nation-wide that primarily focuses on corrective procedures on ethnic skin, I believe in preventative measures.  Preventative measures are likely to cost at least 50% less than corrective procedures.  That being said, as you read this post, I challenge you to review your current skincare routine and if adjustments need to be made – I challenge you to do so immediately, to prevent you from having to pay some ungodly amount of money to fix challenges, later

What is Ethnic Skin?

Ethnic skin is any skin type that produces higher levels of melanin.  African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Africans, Middle Easterners, etc… have ethnic skin.  The reason this is important is because if you are producing higher levels of melanin, and whatever you are doing is drying out your skin, you have a greater chance of seeing wrinkles or hyperpigmentation.  You may also see craters in your skin especially if you wear makeup.  Wearing makeup can clog your pores and leave your skin susceptible to a lot of damage if you are not taking proper care of your skin. 

What is Ethnic Skincare?

Ethnic skincare is more related to the ingredients in the products than a specific product line.  That being said, if you have quality ingredients, you should receive quality results from your skincare products.   

How do I keep my ethnic skin looking young?   

The first step in the Esthetics by P Brown’s method to younger looking skin includes an oil cleanse.  This can easily be done at home. Simply, go buy a cold-pressed Omega-3 oil.  It’s important for you to feed your skin, it’s the largest organ on your body.   Therefore, the first thing you should do is an oil cleanse, especially if you wear make-up because it preps your skin for any corrective measures to  follow. 

Practical Application:  When you are applying the oil to your face, you want to let it sit for 1-2 minutes so the oil has time to break down the dirt and debris.  Be sure to massage the oil on like a mask, maybe put your hair up, get in the shower, brush your teeth, or whatever you routinely do, proceed so the oil has time to break down the dirt, the makeup, the debris or anything that is on your skin.

Side note:  I like to use cold pressed rosemary, thyme, and aloe vera – I break open the leaves and actually use the natural aloe vera.  If you’re a client here, then you know I will frequently pull out my mask machine and custom make a collagen mask for you-using natural ingredients.


What do you mean, Porsche???  I mean, if you have a microscopic cut where the healing process was not controlled, it may not show up immediately, but it will show up 4 weeks from the original day.  When you are using the scrub – every day or using a clarisonic brush that has thick bristles – every day, you may notice a month later that a hyperpigmentation spot (popped up) that you’d never seen before. I know it may seem like it does, but hyperpigmentation does not pop up the day after the damage, it takes time.

Side bar: Your body goes through a healing cycle that on average takes about 28 days.  So, every 28 days you have new skin cells and a new face.  If you are not properly exfoliating, hydrating, and nourishing, your skin, then you are not putting those new skin cells in a position to do great things on your face.

The third step is to cleanse your face.  A good cleanser is dependent on your pH levels.  If you are not sure what cleanser you need, call me and schedule a virtual consultation. 


Side note: I have gotten to the point where virtual consultations are one of my #1 services, mostly because I can type a skin at 90% accuracy.  I’m also a nurse, so in my head I’m seeing the anatomy of your skin – I’m seeing the chemistry and the biology going on. 

That being said, you may not need a cleanser with an AHA or BHA in it, you may not need acids, what you may need is that CBD oil cleanser that is extremely amazing on inflammation and bringing down and calming the skin.

So, my queens and kings, please stop paying $48 and $97 to use the wrong cleanser that isn’t helping.  Using the right products is what will make the difference between you looking 20 years old at 40 or you looking 55 years old at 35. 

Also, I want to help you stop spending your money on products that are not designed for the uniqueness of your skin.   Do you know why I don’t have a $300 skin care routine, for you?  

No… why Porsche?  Because it’s my mission to reach every working woman or man and a $300 skincare routine is not affordable to everyone.  Helping people become comfortable in their skin – is my passion.  At Esthetics by P Brown, we provide holistic skincare that allows working people and professionals to visually position themselves to walk into his/her destiny. 


I take skincare personally and I take this journey with each of my clients from the first to the 17,000th  and I will take it with you, too.   Call me so we can start the process, I’ll be waiting to hear from you.  

Please feel free to contact us with any of your skin care questions or to schedule a virtual consultation.  You may reach us by phone at (615) 884-6744 or by email at estheticsbypbrown@yahoo.com.

Also remember, we offer courses once every 3 months – that teach you how to deal with issues such as Rosacea, Eczema, and Hyperpigmentation, so please look at our events page on our Facebook and follow us on Instagram to see our upcoming classes, seminars, and videos.

 As always, we look forward to hearing from you…

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