Log in   |  Join the community   
X

BEAUTY   |   AESTHETICS   |   WELLNESS

WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT SKIN OF COLOR

Photo Credit: beautyinthebag.com

Posted by 04.08.17

After attending a very informative presentation with a panel of 8 prominent dermatologists and skin researchers from all over the country by the Skin of Color Society at the London New York, I learned a whole lot more about skin of color.

Some of their comments may surprise you too. For example, did you know that psoriasis scales may look purple or brown on darker skin types? Or that melasma is hereditary and more prevalent in Hispanics and other skin of color? Or that laser resurfacing can be performed safely on skin of color if you go to an expert who chooses the right device and the best settings?

Dr. Seemal Desai, Founder & Medical Director, Innovative Dermatology, PA, Plano, T

Read More


MEET DR. MARITZA PEREZ, NEW YORK DERMATOLOGIST

Posted by 07.28.13

Art, beauty, happiness. These are the objectives that board-certified dermatologist Maritza Perez, MD, FAAD aims for as a dermatologist in terms of results for her patients, and for her own sense of satisfaction. As a Mohs Micrographic surgeon, she works to rid patients of skin cancers while achieving the best cosmetic results possible. Aside from Mohs surgery, Dr. Perez specializes in laser and cosmetic surgery. She is also the Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Columbia University, in New York City, and an active member in numerous dermatology organizations, such as the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser in Surgery and Medicine, American A

Read More


PROTECTING SKIN OF COLOR

Posted by 05.30.12

From fairest pale to luscious brown, all skin types need to take care in the sun. Skin cancer can strike anyone, regardless of color, and can occur even with skin types rich in melanin. If you have lighter skin that burns easily, you have a higher risk of developing skin cancers, but contrary to popular belief, deep pigmentation does not make you immune.

With all skin tones, the key to prevention is protection, which means avoiding sun exposure during peak hours, wearing protective clothing and, of course, using broad spectrum sunscreens and sunblocks.

β€œSkin cancer prevention is the same for all skin types – sun protection, sun protection, sun protection,” said Washington, D.C. D

Read More


#Gorgeous
Giveaways

  • 41 Sweet self-reminder quotes to brighten up a bad day - OurMindfulLife.com//I am enough/ let shit go/note to self quotes/positive daily reminders/don’t forget/reminder quotes/bad day inspiration/bad day encouragement/bad day remedies/bad day quotes/ had a bad day/my reminder/daily reminders/cheer up quotes/failing quotes/Monday blues/cheerful quotes/note to self/self-worth/self love quotes/self care quotes/self care for bad days #BeautyHacks
  • Tatcha Violet-C Radiance Mask #rankandstyle
  • Kiehl's Calendula Aloe Soothing Hydration Mask Best Face Masks of All Time for 2018
  • 12 DIY Face Masks for Gorgeous Skin Face masks to incorporate into your weekly beauty routine that also provide your face with essential vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, resulting in softer, clearer, and more purified skin. Store-bought masks are costly and laden with chemicals and other nasties. Whether your skin is dry, sensitive, oily, or combination – your face will benefit from these natural ingredients.
  • Are you busy and wondering how to stay healthy while working from home? Working from home is hard enough, and these tips will help you stay healthy while at you're desk and while you're working all day. | Tips for staying healthy while working at home #health #stayhealthy #healthyathome
  • Healthy Meal Prep : 34 Easy and Yummy Recipes - Simple Life of a Lady #Easy #easyhealthyrecipes #healthhelp #Healthy #healthyathome #healthyhands #healthylife #lady #Life #lifeinsurance #Meal #mentalhealthandphysicalactivity #Prep #Recipes #Simple #Yummy


We use cookies to offer a better user experience and to analyze site traffic. To comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are implementing a cookie consent manager to provide residents of the EU/EEA with the ability to customize their cookies. Until this is available, your continued use of this site will be deemed as consent to use of cookies.