Ethnic Skin

issues affecting ethnic skin

Solar Effects

Ultraviolet rays

The ultraviolet rays from the sun can cause ethnic skin to become uneven with areas of hyperpigmentation, blotchiness, and unevenness of skin tone. 

Brightening Apple Stem Cell Serum
Hydroquinone free skin lightener for reduction of dark spots. shop our skin store for products for hyperpigmentation

Pigment in the skin called melanin can protect against  toxic UV rays from the sun but that may not be enough. Use of a broad spectrum sunscreen is the first step in preventing pigment changes.

Skinvincible Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 50
uVA rays cause premature aging and uVB rays cause cancer. use sunscreen with the apple stem brightening serum for maximum protection against hyperpigmentation and solar effects.

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Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation
dark spots caused by inflammation

Your skin phototype will tell us which machines are safe to use for your skin to help reduce chances of dark spots forming.  Share your ethnic background with your skin advisor to determine if you may be prone to post inflammatory hyperpigmentation



Dehydrated Skin
Moisture is Medicine

Dry skin disorders  such as Xerosis cutis and eczema compromise  the lipid barrier of the skin. Using and intensive effective moisturizer can restore the lost lipid barrier.  Visit our Spa Doc Skin Store and click on Moisturizers for your dry skin.



Pseudofolliculitis  Barbae
Razor bumps

This is an inflammatory condition of the skin caused by hair. Persons with curly hair types are more prone to pseudofolliculitis  barbae. Laser hair removal can be an effective treatment.  At Spa Doc, our LightPod Neo 1064 ND:YAG laser will blast those hairs away.


Committed to your skin

Lactic Acid Skin peels

Lactic acid is the miracle solution. It is derived from milk acids.  It reduces hyperpigmentation and softens the skin.  After all, Cleopatra, Queen of Ancient Egypt bathed in donkey milk to soften her skin.  Enhance your inner Cleopatra with our BeautiNile series of lactic acid skin peels (30%, 40%, and 70%). Book your appointment now. Series of (3), $365.00.