8 Facts About Black Skin to Make You Reconsider the Myths

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Of all organs, sometimes skin becomes last priority to our other vital ones. Aside from refraining from being ashy, we forget that there are other dangers to our skin that we must be cautious of -- one major problem being skin cancer. Before you begin rolling your eyes, swearing by the book of ridiculous myths that have been passed down for many generations in the black community, hear me out. 


Sure, we black folks have a couple of ideas on how to best maintain our "melanin on fleek" skin repertoires -- from myths to actual fact.

So, with that said, here are 7 things you absolutely must know before taking on the summer heat. These tips will set the record straight once and for all. 

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