Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology

Skin of Colour Resource


Cosmetic dermatology

 Safety Profile for Microneedling: A Systematic Review. Chu S, Foulad DP, Atanaskova Mesinkovska N. Dermatol Surg. 2021 Sep 1;47(9):1249-1254. doi: 10.1097/01.DSS.0000790428.70373.f6. PMID: 34448760

Efficacy and tolerability of chemical peeling as a single agent for melasma in dark-skinned patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative trials.
Dorgham NA, Hegazy RA, Sharobim AK, Dorgham DA.
J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020 Sep 18. doi: 10.1111/jocd.13725. Online ahead of print. Systematic review.

A systematic review of the efficacy and safety of microneedling in the treatment of melasma.
Wu SZ, Muddasani S, Alam M.
Dermatol Surg. 2020 Sep 2. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000002763. Online ahead of print. Systematic review.

Lasers for reduction of unwanted hair in skin of color: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Dorgham NA, Dorgham DA.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2019 Oct 6. doi: 10.1111/jdv.15995. [Epub ahead of print]. Systematic review.

Nonablative fractional laser resurfacing in skin of color: Evidence-based review.
Kaushik SB, Alexis AF.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017 Jun;10(6):51-67. Epub 2017 Jun 1. Systematic review.

AbobotulinumtoxinA for reduction of glabellar lines in patients with skin of color: post hoc analysis of pooled clinical trial data.
Taylor SC, Callender VD, Albright CD, Coleman J, Axford-Gatley RA, Lin X.
Dermatol Surg. 2012 Nov;38(11):1804-11. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.2012.02551.x. Epub 2012 Aug 28. Meta-analysis.

African Black Soap; Physiochemical, phytochemical properties and uses.
Ogunbiyi A, Enechukwu NA.
Dermatol Ther. 2021 Feb 11:e14870. doi: 10.1111/dth.14870. Online ahead of print. Review.

[Chemical peeling for treatment of melasma, pigmentary disorders and hyperpigmentation : Indications, effectivity and risks].
Borelli C, Fischer S.
Hautarzt. 2020 Dec;71(12):950-959. doi: 10.1007/s00105-020-04712-1. German. Review.

[Laser treatment of pigmentation disorders].
Fritz K, Salavastru C.
Hautarzt. 2020 Dec;71(12):920-925. doi: 10.1007/s00105-020-04716-x. German. Review.

Evidence-based surgical management of post-acne scarring in skin of color.
Gupta A, Kaur M, Patra S, Khunger N, Gupta S.
J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2020 Apr-Jun;13(2):124-141. doi: 10.4103/JCAS.JCAS_154_19. Review.

Emulsified fat and nanofat for the treatment of dark circles.
Ziade G, Karam D.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Jul 28:e14100. doi: 10.1111/dth.14100. Online ahead of print. Review.

Facial skin mapping: from single point bio-instrumental evaluation to continuous visualization of skin hydration, barrier function, skin surface pH, and sebum in different ethnic skin types.
Voegeli R, Gierschendorf J, Summers B, Rawlings AV.
Int J Cosmet Sci. 2019 Jul 20. doi: 10.1111/ics.12562. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Radiofrequency microneedling: Overview of technology, advantages, differences in devices, studies, and indications.
Weiner SF.
Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2019 Aug;27(3):291-303. doi: 10.1016/j.fsc.2019.03.002. Epub 2019 May 22. Review.

Utilisation of cryolipolysis among Asians: A review on efficacy and safety.
Putra IB, Jusuf NK, Dewi NK.
Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2019 May 14;7(9):1548-1554. doi: 10.3889/oamjms.2019.318. eCollection 2019 May 15. Review.

Photoaging and photoprotection in United States Hispanic population.
Zheng Q, Wangari-Talbot J, Bouez C, Verschoore M.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2019 Mar 1;18(3s):s121-123. Review.

Aesthetic considerations in female skin of color: what you need to know.
Henry M, Sadick N.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2018 Dec;37(4):210-216. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2018.053. Review.

Personalized skincare: from molecular basis to clinical and commercial applications.
Markiewicz E, Idowu OC.
Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2018 Apr 11;11:161-171. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S163799. eCollection 2018. Review.

Lip measurements and preferences in Asians and Hispanics: A brief review.
Kollipara R, Walker B, Sturgeon A.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017 Nov;10(11):19-21. Epub 2017 Nov 1. Review.

Cosmetic concerns among ethnic men.
Henry M.
Dermatol Clin. 2018 Jan;36(1):11-16. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2017.09.002. Review.

Considerations when treating cosmetic concerns in men of color.
Awosika O, Burgess CM, Grimes PE.
Dermatol Surg. 2017 Nov;43 Suppl 2:S140-S150. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001376. Review.

Microneedling in all skin types: A review.
Bonati LM, Epstein GK, Strugar TL.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Apr 1;16(4):308-313. Review.

Cosmeceuticals in skin of color.
Baumann L.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):233-237. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.056. Review.

What devices to use or not use in skin of color.
Alam M.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):218-222. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.061. Review.

Combination therapy in skin of color including injectables, laser, and light devices.
Guss L, Bolton JG, Fabi SG.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):211-217. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.059. Review.

Cosmetic approach to the Asian population.
Eshagh K, Rokhsar CK.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):238-241. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.066. Review.

Aging differences in ethnic skin.
Vashi NA, de Castro Maymone MB, Kundu RV.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2016 Jan;9(1):31-8. Review.

Microneedling in skin of color: A review of uses and efficacy. 
Cohen BE, Elbuluk N.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Feb;74(2):348-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2015.09.024. Review.

Ethnic and gender considerations in the use of facial injectables: African-American patients. 
Burgess C, Awosika O.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov;136(5 Suppl):28S-31S. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001813. Review.

Development of facial rejuvenation procedures: thirty years of clinical experience with face lifts. 
Kim BJ, Choi JH, Lee Y.
Arch Plast Surg. 2015 Sep;42(5):521-31. doi: 10.5999/aps.2015.42.5.521. Epub 2015 Sep 15. Review.

Laser and face peel procedures in non-Caucasians. 
Been MJ, Mangat DS.
Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2014 Aug;22(3):447-52. doi: 10.1016/j.fsc.2014.04.012. Epub 2014 Jun 10. Review.

Ethnic considerations in hair restoration surgery. 
Epstein J, Bared A, Kuka G.
Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2014 Aug;22(3):427-37. doi: 10.1016/j.fsc.2014.04.007. Review.

Cosmeceuticals: efficacy and influence on skin tone
Draelos ZD.
Dermatol Clin. 2014 Apr;32(2):137-43. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2013.12.002. Epub 2014 Jan 22. Review.

Chemical peeling in ethnic skin: an update. 
Salam A, Dadzie OE, Galadari H.
Br J Dermatol. 2013 Oct;169 Suppl 3:82-90. doi: 10.1111/bjd.12535. Review.

Cosmetic procedures in skin of color. 
Rossi A, Alexis AF.
G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2011 Aug;146(4):265-72. Review.

Aesthetic dermatology for aging ethnic skin. 
Davis EC, Callender VD.
Dermatol Surg. 2011 Jul;37(7):901-17. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.2011.02007.x. Epub 2011 May 17. Review.

Chemical peels for darker skin types. 
Rullan P, Karam AM.
Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2010 Feb;18(1):111-31. doi: 10.1016/j.fsc.2009.11.010. Review.

Aesthetic analysis of Asian skin. 
Yu SS, Grekin RC.
Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2007 Aug;15(3):361-5, vii. Review.

Soft tissue augmentation in skin of color: market growth, available fillers, and successful techniques. 
Burgess CM.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2007 Jan;6(1):51-5. Review.

Esthetic considerations for ethnic skin. 
Downie JB.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2006 Sep;25(3):158-62. Review.

Photoaging and nonablative photorejuvenation in ethnic skin. 
Munavalli GS, Weiss RA, Halder RM.
Dermatol Surg. 2005 Sep;31(9 Pt 2):1250-60; discussion 1261. Review.

The aging face in patients of color: minimally invasive surgical facial rejuvenation-a targeted approach. 
Harris MO.
Dermatol Ther. 2004;17(2):206-11. Review.

Chemical peeling in ethnic/dark skin. 
Roberts WE.
Dermatol Ther. 2004;17(2):196-205. Review.

Cosmetic considerations and nonlaser cosmetic procedures in ethnic skin. 
Jackson BA.
Dermatol Clin. 2003 Oct;21(4):703-12, ix. Review.

Ethnic cosmetic products.
Holloway VL.
Dermatol Clin. 2003 Oct;21(4):743-9. Review.

The ABC's of black hair and skin care. 
Jackson F.
ABNF J. 1998 Sep-Oct;9(5):100-4. Review.

Aesthetic considerations in patients of color. 
Kelly AP.
Dermatol Clin. 1997 Oct;15(4):687-93. Review.

Considerations for cosmetic surgery in the black population. 
Grimes PE, Hunt SG.
Clin Plast Surg. 1993 Jan;20(1):27-34. Review.

Sensitive and ethnic skin. A need for special skin-care agents? 
Berardesca E, Maibach HI.
Dermatol Clin. 1991 Jan;9(1):89-92. Review.

Cosmetics in blacks. 
Grimes PE, Davis LT.
Dermatol Clin. 1991 Jan;9(1):53-68. Review.

Cosmetic surgery of black skin. 
Pierce HE Jr.
Dermatol Clin. 1988 Jul;6(3):377-85. Review.

Requirements in cosmetics for black skin. 
Johnson BA.
Dermatol Clin. 1988 Jul;6(3):489-92. Review.


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