March 2010 Blog Posts (1)

Women of color need sun block too

It is true that people of color—compared to Caucasians— have a natural boost against the sun’s harmful UV rays because of the amount of melanin that lives in dark skin. It’s not true, however, that people of color are not at risk of having sun damaged skin. Sun block is important for all people regardless of skin tone. Many people of color first find evidence of skin cancer in places like the soles of their feet, mouth, and genitals.

Additionally, many women of color suffer from… Continue

Added by Dezi on March 30, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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