Addressing Common Ethnic Skincare Myths
Northwestern MedicineDermatology August 19, 2014
There are a lot of health misconceptions that we all encounter, most of which usually involve diet and weight loss, and many regularly encounter myths specific to ethnic skincare. One of the most common of these myths is that individuals with brown or black skin do not need to use any sunscreen. This can be a dangerous myth because everyone should use sunscreen to help protect themselves – not only from sun damage, but also skin cancer – regardless of the color of their skin.