Ethnic dermatology
Photoprotection for ethnic skin

Photoprotection is the term widely used to describe protection against the harmful effects of UV radiation on the skin. Ethnic skin is commonly thought to be naturally photoprotected; however, this is not always entirely correct as there are several factors to take into account, e.g., the complexion of the individual, loss of pigmentation due to lack of sun exposure and cosmetic skin lightening.

Dermatology in practice 2018; 24(3): 84–86
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