Yes, People Of Color Get Skin Cancer, And It Can Be Deadlier: These Sunscreens Are Made Specifically For Darker Skin Tones

Published Jul 17, 2020

Yes, People Of Color Get Skin Cancer, And It Can Be Deadlier: These Sunscreens Are Made Specifically For Darker Skin Tones

“In sunscreen commercials, you never see people of color," says Jaqueline Smith, a stage 3 melanoma survivor, who was diagnosed at 21. "People often think having more melanin protects them from developing melanoma. But they’re wrong.”

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