It is very essential that we all get to know our skins on a deeper level and not just skin-deep (pun intended). By doing that, we are able to identify our skin needs which in the long run gives us satisfaction as it would make us look and feel good.
Certain words on skin products might trigger red alerts especially if you are a dark-skinned beauty and you wish not to lose your skin color. But one revelation we have discovered there in the world of cosmetics is the differentiation between skin lightening and skin brightening.
The issue of skin lightening and skin brightening has been talked about for quite some time as many people are not able to really differentiate between the two. However, they are totally different concepts and Fashion Ghana will tell you why:
– Lightening which is another word for bleaching involves reducing the pigmentation of your skin and brightness has to do with increasing the radiance and glow of your skin.
– With Lightening focus is more on the discoloration and evening of skin tone but brightening focuses more on restoring vibrancy of the skin.
– Different ingredients are also used for the lightening and brightening products. Hydroquinone, Kojic Acid, Arbutine, Vitamin C and retinol are commonly used for the lightener and Vitamin C, retinol, alpha and beta hydroxy acids are used for the brightener.
– Long story short, the main difference is that brightening helps you get a natural, healthy and even complexion while whitening offers an alteration of your actual skin tone. Recommendation: Makari skincare products is currently the best for skin brightening, evening skin tones delivering excellent results for your skin.
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UPCOMING TOP EVENTS!
Volta Fashion Week, Awards and Honors will be happening this year from 10th-12th February at the serene Holy Trinity Spa and Hotel in the Volta region Of Ghana. Having an array of spectacular designers from both Ghana and other parts of Africa showcasing. This year’s event is fused with a special massage package for VIP guests. Ticket cost ranges from 50 cedis for students, 100 cedis single, 150 cedis double, 1000 cedis VIP and 1500 cedis for VVIP.
The International Fashion Festival in Togo (FIMO 228) has established itself for nine years now as a benchmark fashion event that promotes the talents of designers from all over the world. Like every fashion event, FIMO 228 reflects the art in fashion and all the cultures of the countries represented by the designers present. Presently on the FIMO 228, creators, models, photographers, journalists, national and international media. But it does not stop there. Each year, FIMO228 is part of a logic of commitment to solving the problems of our society. Thus, the 10th edition of FIMO 228 has the social theme “Fashion is committed to protecting the environment” and the artistic theme “Féérie”. Now the dice for the 10th has been rolled;
All-African Leather Fair (AALF): the trade show organizing by The Ethiopian Leather Industries Association
(ELIA) from the first edition in 2008 up to 12th successfully. AALF brings together tanners, footwear and
other leather goods manufacturers, in addition of equipment and technology suppliers, chemical and
inputs suppliers, manpower training institutions, trade promotion organizations, etc from all over the
African companies and organizations are expected to constitute the largest attendance. The Fair is a
specialized one designed to promote the African leather industry and to enable it create an interface with
its partners within the continent and around the world. There is side events included occurring parallel
with the show Panel discussion, Fashion show, Fashion Zone, Leather Talent show.
Due to the Global market situation and the pandemic impact the leather sector in Ethiopia and Africa at
large heavily affected. It is expected that the upcoming AALF trade fair will play its role in motivating the
sector in market expansion, facilitating inter Africa business relation .Investment Attraction, Technology
transfer and etc… To motivate the sector The government starts school shoe and bag project under the
initiation the manufacturing sector “Let Ethiopia produce “ “ Ethiopia Tamret“ as the sector dependent
on inputs such as chemical, accessories and component supplier will be expected in wide participation.
Considering these AALF2023 will Have new components fashion show will be including some Africa
countries participations, Fashion Zone(where many designers will participating by showing the Fashion
trends) Talent show (leather products creativity, any innovation creativity in the sector ) in addition to this
Ethiopia Leather journal upgraded to Africa Leather journal (sector based studies ,research and potential facts for Africa will be published inspirational descriptive motto also included .
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