A marker of beauty, pride, health, even political beliefs—today our hair takes center stage in our formation of identity, and it’s always been a part of what makes us human.
Are you noticing that your hair is falling out more lately? You might be experiencing hair loss, which can be caused by hormonal changes, genetics, or even aging.
A key factor associated with delayed diagnosis for non-White patients is the lack of awareness that their symptoms are associated with a treatable medical condition, according to Oma Agbai, MD, and Lisa Nyanda-Manalo, MD.
Nora Ephron once wrote, “Our faces are lies and our necks are the truth.” What do skin experts have to say?
In this Q&A, the Director of Multicultural Dermatology and Hair Disorders, Oma Agbai, discusses important considerations when seeking care for skin of color.
Agbai and Maragh explained that traction alopecia (TA) is hair loss caused by repeatedly wearing tightly pulled hairstyles.
Smooth, hair-free skin that doesn’t need constant tending sounds like a dream. While plenty of ways to remove pesky body hair (plenty of people opt for sugaring wax or face razors for hard-to-reach places to get the job done)
This list features dermatologists from across the country, who are not only deeply passionate about melanated skin but experts in diagnosis and treatment.
Ever glance at your hand, arm, or face and find that you have a new, rogue dark spot that seemingly popped up overnight? Welcome to the club!
Protect your skin without that pesky white residue. That thing about people with dark skin not being able to develop skin cancer? A myth.
When it comes to sun safety, we've (thankfully) come a long way since the days when it was the norm to slather on oil and sunbathe, or hop into a tanning bed to hone a sun-kissed skin tone.
The only process more annoying than growing your hair really, really long is trying to get your nails to do the same (grow, my bbs! GROW!).
It's likely that nearly anyone would say their dream skin involves a variation of the words "glowy", "bright", or "radiant." Unfortunately, dark spots can be one of the most common (and, totally normal and natural!) skin concerns that get in the way of that goal.