Leave it to Ms Angela Bassett to come through for the darker-skinned women, who has limited choices in skin care!

Via Black America Web:

The actress has teamed up with Dr. Barbara Sturm, her friend and a well-known skincare expert, to launch a skin-care line that addresses the specific needs of women with darker complexions. Bassett has struggled with skin issues herself, she told WWD. Initially, she used Sturm’s original line to treat her breakouts and irritations, but she realized it didn’t address skin issues that darker women deal with, such as hyperpigmentation. That’s when they decided to extend the line and after two years of research, Darker Skin Tones by Dr. Barbara Sturm came into reality.

Hyperpigmentation is characterized by a darkening of an area of skin caused by the overproduction of a pigment in the skin known as melanin.

Hyperpigmentation is the result of either of two occurrences: an abnormally high concentration of melanocytes produce melanin or when melanocytes are hyperactive. For instance, sun exposure stimulates the production of melanin. Although it can affect anyone, this condition is more prevalent among African-Americans and those of Latin descent.

Hyperpigmentation can affect any part of the body including the face, hands, and neck.

Bassett said that she wants to bring more awareness to skin care and for people, “to see what is good for it and ingredients that are helpful — not invasive or irritating. I like them to be pleased when they look in the mirror, to feel good about themselves and the condition of their complexion.” Read more here.

Angela Bassett is not only one of the most powerful actresses of out time, but Miss Angela is such a trendsetter. It’s so easy to fall in love with her sense of style, as much as her adorable personality and grace. It’s why we follow her on all of her social media! We’re just waiting for her to slay us every time she posts a photo of what she’s wearing. This latest ensemble is “breaking the internet”, and we are HERE FOR IT!


White Pantsuit is by Veronica Beard

Shoes are by Fendi

Jewelry by Bavna Jewelry

Hair styled by Randy Stodghill, celebrity stylist

Makeup by D’Andre Michael

Styled by celebrity wardrobe stylist, Jennifer Austin!


Angela slays from head to toe, thanks to her  amazing glam squad, for press on her upcoming film, ‘London Has Fallen’.

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