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We’ve all heard the old adage, “black don’t crack” referring to the exceptional way that women of color age. Yes to all of that! Melanin is beautiful and melanin is protective from sun damage (and therefore from the aging effects of UV radiation). That’s all good, but that’s not the whole story. While Black women and people of color, in general, tend to age well, we do start to look older and see changes in our skin, it just ages differently than that of our fair-skinned friends.  So…if we don’t get as much sun damage, as many fine lines and wrinkles, and thin and crepey skin as early, then what does happen to our skin? More importantly, how do we prevent and correct it?!?! Here are some common skincare treatments for women of color.

Got Fat? We Can Take Care of That Many people are familiar with the concept of a “mommy makeover”. This cutesy term typically references one or more of a variety of cosmetic procedures that many women choose to have done as a way to get their pre-baby body back after pregnancy. One such procedure is liposuction, or “lipo” for short.  Lipo can be part of a mommy makeover, a daddy makeover, or a just an anyone slim down, shape up or...

2019 is a big year for Steele Dermatology! A Union Let’s start from the top! Earlier this year, in February of 2019 to be exact, Dr. Steele Johnson married Tharon Johnson, so now she’s Dr. Johnson!  While she’s officially and formally Dr. Johnson, some things take a little longer to catch on, so you’ll see Dr. Steele Johnson, Dr. Johnson or Dr. Steele Johnson. While her last name has a few variations out there now, she is still the same amazing dermatologist.  Even...

YOUR best skin will be is as unique as you are and revolves around all those characteristics that make your skin yours. Once you understand your individual skin type, you will know how it will respond to the environment, products, procedures, and how it will age over time. Then, your skin type can guide your skin care, and you’ll be on your way to your best skin!

Dr. Steele Johnson, a board certified dermatologist, and her team help patients identify their skin types and their skin care goals so she can create a personalized skincare routine that will be optimized for you to by working with your skin type, and not against it.