Melanin might provide a little more protection against UV damage, but you're mistaken if you think the color of your skin exempts you from needing sun protection. Many women of color opt out of sunscreen because of the sticky white residue, which can make your skin look more gray than glowing. It feels lightweight, moisturizing, has a natural finish, and leaves absolutely no white cast or stickiness," Reddit user khaleesidee wrote recently.
Beauty Bakerie founder Cashmere Nicole launched her cosmetics company after being inspired by her daughter Jasmyn.
David E. Fisher, MD, PhD, and his team at Massachusetts General Hospital set out to tan skin while combating the risk of cancers and aging that can result from sun exposure — and it looks as if they’re well on their way. As a follow-up to a study released in 2006, Fisher and his team just came out with findings of an ingredient that may be applied topically to darken the appearance of human skin in a way that mimics the natural tanning process. Yahoo Beauty spoke with Dr. Fisher about the reasons why these findings are so important.
Accompanying Wilhelmina Curve model Monique Robinson’s Instagram photo was a heartwarming message that read, “This is what my plus size body looks like.”
Nyakim Gatwech is a model from South Sudan living in Minnesota. Recently on Instagram, she shared a story about her dark skin. “I was [asked by] my uber driver the other day… ‘don’t take this offensive but if you were given 10 thousand dollars would you bleach your skin for that amount?’ I couldn’t even respond I started laughing so hard. Than he said so that a no and I was like hell to the f*king yeah that a no, why on earth would I ever bleach this beautiful melanin God bless with me,” she wrote.