Does Melanin Work Like A Natural Sunscreen During Tanning?

Melanin is what many dark-skinned people want to have less of, while many white-skinned people wish to have more. Melanin is the pigment that gives our hair, skin and eyes their color. It is produced, not only in the skin, but also in many internal organs. In fact, Melanin plays many more roles in the human body than coloring. In […]

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The Power of Melanin

I was looking for a word in the Webster’s dictionary and stumbled across the word, “colored”. The definition stated: “having color; often offensive; belonging to a race other than the white; esp. to the black race.” Then I thought to myself, “Why on earth would anyone get offended being called “colored”; or having melanin for that matter?” There are several […]

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