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Treating Discoloration, Dryness and the Different Skin Tones of Latinas

As a dermatologist, I can’t underestimate the importance of good skin care for everyone. There are some things that all individuals can do to take care of their skin, such as using sunscreens and sunblocks, moisturizing, exfoliating, and keeping hydrated. And then there are issues specific to different communities that they may need to focus on – and that we need to study more. For example, as the fastest growing group in the U.S., how can we help the Hispanic community take better care of their health, including their skin, and can we apply what we learn to other groups and the general population?

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