Sun or clouds, rain or shine — skin damaging UVA and UVB rays are present and contribute to pre-mature aging, hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, and the worst of all skin cancer. It is therefore important to wear sunscreen everyday that you will be exposed to the sun. There are those among us that feel that sunscreen is a waste of money for people of color. While feelings are great, we base all our recommendations on science and facts.
Check out these posts for some great recommendations:
How Sunscreens Work + 3 I’m Using Now
A Sunscreen For All Skin Tones, Skin Types And Budget
Winter SPF - You Better!
Sunscreens That Wear Beautifully Under Makeup
In the mood to learn?
Check out these articles to get better informed about sunscreen and black skin:
Will Your Melanin Protect You from the Sun?
Skin Cancer Myths and the African American Community
Skin Cancer in People of Color
Sunscreen for Dark Skin is a Must
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