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Vaseline And HUED Partner To Launch Skincare Database For People Of Color

To help people of color find reliable information about skincare, Vaseline and digital health company HUED have joined heads to launch online database See My Skin . According to a press release, See My Skin will be helpful to find quality care from board-certified dermatologists and find skincar e conditions for people of color. The newly established skincare database is timely as research published by the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology revealed fewer than six percent of image-based results reflected  skin conditions specific to Black, Indigenous, and people of color.

Samantha Dorisca

May 3, 2022

'Black Women Photographers' Commemorates One-Year Anniversary With $40K Grant Fund Launch

This time last year, Black Women Photographers (BWP) was busy launching a global community and database to help Black women get paid for their work. One year later, the platform is celebrating its anniversary with a new fund that’s continuing that mission. Over the last year, founder Polly Irungu has been a vocal advocate encouraging companies to invest in and hire Black women photographers for various projects through her ever-growing digital database. The movement she started disrupted industries in a way that finally made the world wake up to this overlooked group of creatives, but now its revolutionary nature is taking it a step further with a $40,000 grant fund — in partnership with NikonUSA — and an additional $10,000 worth of photography gear. According to Irungu, there will also be an additional $1,250 grant opportunity from Flickr who is also partnering with BWP. “One year ago today, we launched this global community and directory. ? ,” the platform announced on its...

Njera Perkins

Jul 8, 2021