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Dark Spots, Acne Scars and Hyperpigmentation

Delete Dark Spots and Brighten Your Skin Tone

Of all the skin disorders that affect darker skin, black skin and other brown-skinned people of color, hyperpigmentation, especially dark spots, is the chief complaint. It can be the aftermath of skin problems, hormones, medications and medical conditions and many other factors, including acne and minor “skin […]

Are You Practicing Safe Sun?

Sun Damage: Why Everyone Needs Sunscreen

Darker and olive skins are just as vulnerable as lighter skin tones to the “ravages” of solar radiation known as sun damage. Sun damage produces many “looks” including chronic sunburn, redness and spider veins, deep wrinkles and fine lines, sagging skin, a rough, leathery skin, hyperpigmentation (uneven skin tone, […]

Scrubbing Your Skin: Less is More

Manual Over-Exfoliation: How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Scrubbing

The debate has always been heated among skin care specialists and dermatologists as to the risks and benefits of scrubbing one’s face and body parts. Over-exfoliation causes microscopic tears and abrades the skin, especially if a scrub contains granules with irregular edges (crushed walnut shells or […]