Yes, you need sunscreen!

Yes, you need sunscreen!



Skin bleaching and lightening 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 โ€˜melasmaโ€™ is often linked to skin damage from sun exposure, and women of African and Asian heritage are most affected. We also touch on the theme of skin cancer, and discuss how to avoid all of the above!

We revisit last weekโ€™s episode titled โ€˜How good sleep keeps you leanโ€™ with audio contributions sent in from Finland, Ghana and Nigeria. Submit your audio questions via our website dailyrunafrica.com, and we’ll do our best to feature it on the show next week.

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 lifestyle medicine.

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