Thursday, November 20, 2008

GenesisEthnicBodyCare and Etsy!

GenesisEthnicBodyCare's etsy spot is now up and ready for business! You can use this site to purchase items instead of the original GenesisEthnicBodyCare website if you choose.

Visit us on etsy!


Friday, November 7, 2008

Dark spots, blemishes and discolorations and skin of color.

Dark spots, blemishes and discolorations are particularly troublesome in skin of color because they can be unsightly and cause self-conciousness, especially on more noticable and vunerable areas such as the face and neck. Once a pimple or damaged skin heals, a dark mark or blemish is often left behind. Dark marks appear in skin of color because melanocytes, the pigment cells that color the skin, become very active in areas where skin is irritated and began to build up. The result is a blemish that may never go away.

There are some very easy steps that those with darker skin tones can take to help prevent, and clear, dark spots and blemishes.

-Remember to always wear sunprotection with an SPF of 20 to 30. Remember to apply it every two hours while outside, because the sun causes melanin to build up in the skin, resulting in darker areas on the skin.

-If you are going to use a skin lightening cream, remember to only apply it to dark spots. Do not use any creams that contain more than 2% skin lightening ingredients (usually hydroquinone). Applying more can be dangerous to the skin, as it has been tested and shows signs of causing cancer after prolonged usage.

-Find a healthy skin care regimine and stick to it. Remember to protect yourself from the sun and treat blemishes and injuries to the skin immediately. Do not pick at any marks, bumps or scabs on the skin and do not allow clothing or other irritating materials to rub against sensitive skin. Keep hair and hats out of the face to prevent them from rubbing against delicate facial skin.

Remember to always treat your skin gently and kindly, and to be patient with it. Although a blemish can appear quickly and take what seems like forever to go away, you can greatly decrease the appearance of blemishes on the skin with a little TLC before they come.

*This information was collected from "Beautiful Skin of Color: A Comprehensive Guide to Asian, Olive and Dark Skin", and is not intented to diagnose, treat or cure any disorder or disease.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

GenesisEthnicBodyCare will be at the Newark Avenue and Grove Street Farmer's Market in Jersey City every Monday!

From now through Thanksgiving week, GenesisEthnicBodyCare will be at the farmer's market at the Path Station on Newark Avenue and Grove Streets in Jersey City. Among the various vendors there are hat and scarf makers, jewelry makers,

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

GenesisEthnicBodyCare's Myspace!

We now have a Myspace page! You can visit us here:

Remember to add us as a friend, and spread the news! We will check in daily on Myspace and from time to time run promotions there as well, so check often!

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

JoAnn's Floral Creations!

We are pleased to feature JoAnn's Floral Creations on the GenesisEthnicBodyCare Blogspace! This small business makes artificial floral arrangements and gift baskets for all occasions, including birthdays, baby showers, holidays and graduations. She does short orders as well, and travels from Pennsylvania to New Jersey bi-weekly to host business events and take custom orders.

Her business number is: 610.563.0489, so give her a call today for all your gift idea needs!

Monday, October 27, 2008

Vitamin D: ethnic skin and the elderly.

It has been suggested that the elderly, those with darker skin and ethnic skin types supplement their diets with Vitamin D, especially during the colder months as the sun's helpful rays are no longer directly beaming down on the skin. Because African-American skin (and elderly skin) produces Vitamin D in much smaller quantities than Caucasian skin in the winter and summer months, it is imperative for supplements during these times. Vitamin D, when given in sufficient amounts, decreases bone loss, fractures and the Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) in the blood, which is a cause of bone loss. Please click here to learn more:

Vitamin D cannot be created artificially, so it must be found through natural means. Our Winter 08 Line includes Shunammite Woman (NOT to be confused with Shulammite Woman of our Fall collection!) Body Butter, which is created from 100% organic and unrefined avocado oil, and Queen of Persia (not to be confused with Queen of Sheba from the Fall Collection) Sugar scrub, which is made from avocado oil as well. Avocado oil is an excellent source of Vitamin D and one of the few plant oils that offer such a great source. And because our oils are not chemically treated or changed, they retain their full benefit as sources of many Vitamins, including A, B1, B2 and E. Avocado oil softens the skin as it absorbs and aids it in cell regeneration, which is excellent for those with mature skin and those who must constantly face the elements in harsh winter and summer conditions.

And as always, about 60% of what is put on the skin absorbs into the body, so the Vitamin D in these products will directly benefit the bodies of those who use it!

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Crystal Goddess Jewels and Joyful Mosaic Links!

Welcome Crystal Goddess Jewels and Joyful Mosaic to the GenesisEthnicBodyCare Blogspace!

Crystal Goddess Jewels is a small business that makes jewelry out of semiprecious stones and sterling silver, while Joyful Mosaic is a small business that makes mosaic items and gifts. Both businesses handcraft all of their products and are wonderful at what they do. Don't forget to check them out for your holiday shopping!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

PayPal payments

We will be accepting only PayPal payments for our products for the next 30-45 days, as we are still working out kinks in being able to accept U.S. postal money orders. We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause our patrons, but we are working to resolve this issue as soon as possible and should be accepting money orders by November 1, 2008.

Thank you for your continued support and patience!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Fall 2008 Product Line

We now have available for purchase the Fall 2008 line, which includes:

Jochebed Bath Satchets
(2) 8 ounce bags .................14.00

Shulammite Woman Body Butter
4 ounce container ...............20.00

Ruth Lip Balm
.25 ounce container ............4.00

Queen of Sheba Sugar Scrub
4 ounce container ...............15.00

You will be able to order directly from our website using PayPal or Money Order within the next three (3) business days, so please check for availability.

To order a brochure, please email us at

We look forward to serving your body care needs throughout Fall 2008!

Thursday, August 7, 2008

We've changed the Genesis Ethnic Body Care design!

We've gone on to change the Genesis Ethnic Body Care logo to a smoother calligraphy style font from a more choppy looking sans font. The reasoning for this was multi--the calligraphic font is easier to print on labels and it's also easier to find similar fonts on our basic web design programming. It also has a bit of a more elegant look, with smoother lines and darker coloring. Our labels have proven to be more pleasing to the eye and easier to read as well with the calligraphic font and we think you'll agree.

Our colors have also changed--from black, green and white to brown, green and cream. It provides a more relaxing look for our products--and relaxation is what we are aiming for!

We hope that these changes to the look of Genesis Ethnic Body Care are enjoyed by all of our customers.

Friday, July 11, 2008

GEBC is up and running!

We're up and running now on our website, with a grand opening date of October 15th, 2008! Hopefully nothing will get in the way of good progress, and if it does, then we will take it as a sign as something meant to be and work on any issues immediately. But hopefully everything will work out as planned and all systems will be a go!

Don't forget to check the Genesis Ethnic Body Care website often for updates!

Monday, July 7, 2008

Welcome to Genesis Ethnic Body Care's Blogger Space!

Hello, and thanks for stopping by! Welcome to Genesis Ethnic Body Care's personal blogger space. Here you will be able to find product updates, questions and answers, and general information about the GEBC product line.

GEBC is an independently owned and operated African-American woman's business, designed to cater to the unique needs of African-American, Latino, and Asian skin, hair, and body. With products ranging from hair rinses to foot scrubs, GEBC will be sure to satisfy all of your individual body needs, from relaxation to exfoliation. Products are derived from 100% all natural Bible-based recipes and knowledge, and are chock full of informaton and tips on how to better care for African-American, Latino, and Asian skin and hair types. Full ingredients are also on each product label to ensure that you are satisfied with GEBC products and know exactly what you are putting on your skin, and subsequently, into your body.

Don't forget to check us out on the web at!


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