• Top Products to Never Use on Kids of Color

    Top Products to Never Use on Kids of Color
    Since melanin-rich skin is prone to dryness, it’s not unusual for parents to seek out products for their child’s skin that increase hydration, but sometimes new parents spend so much time searching for the ingredients they want to see that they forget to check for ingredients to avoid.  Unlike mainstream-brand products that aren’t formulated specifically for melanin-rich skin, Melabebe products consist of natural ingredients that won’t harm your child’s skin. Many personal care products contain ingredients that aren’t healthy for anyone but are especially harmful to children with melanin-rich skin.  A skincare product can be labeled...
  • How You Can Treat Eczema On Melanin-Rich Skin

    How You Can Treat Eczema On Melanin-Rich Skin
    Eczema makes skin inflamed, leaving it dry and itchy. This common skin condition can appear anywhere on your child's body. The appearance of eczema changes depending on your skin type. While it appears red on lighter skin, eczema often looks gray or brown on melanin-rich skin. Children with darker skin tones are more likely to experience eczema than Caucasian and Hispanic children. About 20% of African American children are diagnosed with eczema.  If your child suffers from a condition like eczema, it’s important to know how to treat it on skin of color. Help manage your...
  • Five Ways to Care for Newborns With Melanin-Rich Skin

    Five Ways to Care for Newborns With Melanin-Rich Skin
    While many products available for babies smell wonderful and have beautiful, colorful bottles, some companies include harsh ingredients that increase shelf-stability and reduce manufacturing costs. For parents concerned about natural skincare for children, companies often charge exorbitant prices for products containing natural ingredients.  Melabebe believes melanin-rich skin is beautiful, and the key to keeping it healthy is a focus on ingredients that are natural and gentle on your child’s skin. Skincare for melanin-rich skin is easy once you know how to care for it properly. Needs of Newborn Melanin-Rich Skin While every newborn has sensitive skin,...
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