Updates in the understanding and treatments of skin and hair disorders in women of color

@inproceedings{Grimes2015UpdatesIT,
  title={Updates in the understanding and treatments of skin and hair disorders in women of color},
  author={Pearl E. Grimes},
  booktitle={International journal of women's dermatology},
  year={2015}
}
Individualswith darker skin types comprise themajority of the global population. By the year 2050, the United States census data suggest that at least 50% of Americans will represent darker racial ethnic groups. There are myriad cutaneous advantages associated with deeply pigmented skin. The unique photoprotective effects of increased epidermal melanin minimize photodamage and decrease the incidence of skin cancer. However, the increased melanin content and the labile features of melanocytes in… CONTINUE READING

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