Skin comes in all colors—from the lightest ivory to the deepest brown and nearly every shade in between. With that, skin conditions can occur in every skin color on the spectrum.
There are certain skin conditions that seem to affect dark skin complexions more frequently or with more severity. Also, many treatments used for common skin conditions can sometimes result in even more issues when used on people of color.
Flare-ups can happen to literally anyone, but for those with melanin-rich skin, sometimes it can be especially tough to try and soothe skin. But don’t panic, we’re here to help. Read on to learn everything you need to know about skin of color and flare-ups.