Episode 11: Yes, you need sunscreen!

Yes, you need sunscreen

Skin bleaching creams are often used in attempts to even out skin tone. However, most are unaware that dark patches and hyperpigmentation on the face, medically termed ‘melasma’ is often linked to skin damage from intense sun exposure. We also touch on the theme of skin cancer, and discuss how to avoid all of the above! We also answer questions submitted this week from Finland, Ghana and Nigeria.

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Hosted by Dr. Yemisi Bokinni – A trained medical doctor, researcher, and long-standing promoter of public health. Dr. Bokinni graduated with a Medical degree and BSc in Human Genetics from King’s College London. She also has postgraduate training in nutritional genomics and personalised medicine.