Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology

Skin of Colour Resource




Photoprotection of the Skin from Visible Light‒Induced Pigmentation: Current Testing Methods and Proposed Harmonization. Lim HW, Kohli I, Granger C, Trullàs C, Piquero-Casals J, Narda M, Masson P, Krutmann J, Passeron T.J Invest Dermatol. 2021 Nov;141(11):2569-2576. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2021.03.012. Epub 2021 Jun 7. PMID: 34112516 Review.

 Sun Exposure and Black Skin. Fajuyigbe D, Verschoore M. Curr Probl Dermatol. 2021;55:62-71. doi: 10.1159/000517594. Epub 2021 Oct 25. PMID: 34698032 Review.

 Darker skin types are under-represented in sunscreen clinical trials: results of a literature review. Patel S, Watchmaker JD, Dover JS. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Nov 15:S0190-9622(21)02827-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2021.11.009. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34793928 No abstract available.

 Skin pigmentation and vitamin D-folate interactions in vascular function: an update. Wolf ST, Kenney WL. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2021 Nov 1;24(6):528-535. doi: 10.1097/MCO.0000000000000788. PMID: 34456246 Review.

 Taylor S, Alexis A, Armstrong AW, Fuxench ZC, Lim HW. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Dec 20:S0190-9622(21)02983-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2021.12.020. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34942293

Photoprotection according to skin phototype and dermatoses: Practical recommendations from an expert panel. Passeron T, Lim HW, Goh CL, Kang HY, Ly F, Morita A, Ocampo Candiani J, Puig S, Schalka S, Wei L, Dréno B, Krutmann J.J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2021 Mar 25. doi: 10.1111/jdv.17242. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33764577 Review.

UV exposure and the risk of cutaneous melanoma in skin of color: A systematic review.
Lopes FCPS, Sleiman MG, Sebastian K, Bogucka R, Jacobs EA, Adamson AS.
JAMA Dermatol. 2020 Dec 16. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.4616. Online ahead of print. Systematic review.

Skin pigmentation and its control: From ultraviolet radiation to stem cells.
Yardman-Frank JM, Fisher DE.
Exp Dermatol. 2020 Dec 15. doi: 10.1111/exd.14260. Online ahead of print. Review.

Safe, mild ultraviolet-B exposure: An essential human requirement for vitamin D and other vital bodily parameter adequacy: A review
Hawk JLM.
Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2020 Jul 5. doi: 10.1111/phpp.12584. Online ahead of print. Review.

Cutaneous interaction with visible light: What do we know.
Cohen L, Brodsky MA, Zubair R, Kohli I, Hamzavi IH, Sadeghpour M.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Apr 11. pii: S0190-9622(20)30551-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.115. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Visible light in photodermatology.
Narla S, Kohli I, Hamzavi IH, Lim HW.
Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2020 Jan 22;19(1):99-104. doi: 10.1039/c9pp00425d. Review.

Phototherapy in skin of color.
Ware OR, Guiyab J, Okoye GA.
Dermatol Clin. 2020 Jan;38(1):63-69. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2019.08.006. Epub 2019 Oct 18. Review.

Clinical and biological characterization of skin pigmentation diversity and its consequences on UV impact.
Del Bino S, Duval C, Bernerd F.
Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Sep 8;19(9). pii: E2668. doi: 10.3390/ijms19092668. Review.

Photodermatoses in skin of color.
Gutierrez D, Gaulding JV, Beltran AFM, Lim HW, Pritchett EN.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Jun 10. doi: 10.1111/jdv.15115. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

The impact of skin colour on human photobiological responses.
Fajuyigbe D, Young AR.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2016 Jul 25. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12511. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Actinic Prurigo.
Rodríguez-Carreón AA, Rodríguez-Lobato E, Rodríguez-Gutiérrez G, Cuevas-González JC, Mancheno-Valencia A, Solís-Arias MP, Vega-Memije ME, Hojyo-Tomoka MT, Domínguez-Soto L.
Skinmed. 2015 Aug 1;13(4):287-95; quiz 296. eCollection 2015 Jul-Aug. Review.

Actinic prurigo.
Valbuena MC, Muvdi S, Lim HW.
Dermatol Clin. 2014 Jul;32(3):335-44, viii. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2014.03.010. Review.

Photodermatoses in pigmented skin. 
Sharma VK, Sahni K, Wadhwani AR.
Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2013 Jan;12(1):65-77. doi: 10.1039/c2pp25182e. Review.

Role of phototherapy in patients with skin of color. 
Syed ZU, Hamzavi IH.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2011 Dec;30(4):184-9. doi: 10.1016/j.sder.2011.08.007. Review.

Photomedicine and phototherapy considerations for patients with skin of color. 
Syed ZU, Hamzavi IH.
Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2011 Feb;27(1):10-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0781.2010.00554.x. Review.

Development of different human skin colors: a review highlighting photobiological and photobiophysical aspects. 
Juzeniene A, Setlow R, Porojnicu A, Steindal AH, Moan J.
J Photochem Photobiol B. 2009 Aug 3;96(2):93-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2009.04.009. Epub 2009 May 3. Review.

Diagnosis and treatment of actinic prurigo. 
Hojyo-Tomoka MT, Vega-Memije ME, Cortes-Franco R, Domínguez-Soto L.
Dermatol Ther. 2003;16(1):40-4. Review.

Actinic prurigo. 
Lane PR.
Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 1997 Jun;13(3):87-8. Review 

Actinic prurigo: an update. 
Hojyo-Tomoka T, Vega-Memije E, Granados J, Flores O, Cortés-Franco R, Teixeira F, Domínguez-Soto L.
Int J Dermatol. 1995 Jun;34(6):380-4. Review.

Photosensitivity reactions in black skin. 
Willis I.
Dermatol Clin. 1988 Jul;6(3):369-75. Review.


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