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6 Easy Ways to Install a Lace Front Wig

I'm not a wig girl.  But during the pandemic, I wasn't able to get my twist extensions redone as often as I like.  So I started to consider wearing a wig as a manageable protective style option and an easy way to change up my 'do and look polished during  Zoom calls .  As a wig novice, however, I  didn't  know where to start. A nd  the curly synthetic wig I purchased on Amazon was not  entirely t he natural looking vibe I was going for. So  Everything  She Wants enlisted Mayvenn wig expert Schae Graham to offer six easy steps for installing a lace front wig , which she says offers versatility -- from wavy to  straight and from long to short -- without damaging your hair.   Checking the Unit:  First, examine the wig to make sure that all combs and straps are in the correct place. Prepping Your Hair:  Creating the right foundation is important! Make sure that your hair is braided down, or in some form of braids or twists. This ensures that your wig will lay as flat as p

Melanoma Myths: How Skin Cancer Affects African Americans

It's a myth that African Americans and other people of color can't get skin cancer. The truth is that s kin cancers, including melanoma, affect Black and Hispanic people at a disproportionately deadly rate when compared to white people. So if you see something suspicious like  a new, unusual growth or a change in an existing mole anywhere on your body , schedule an appointment with your primary care physician or dermatologist right away. Here are some key facts: An average five-year melanoma survival rate is only 67 percent in Black people versus 92 percent in white people. Late-stage melanoma diagnoses are more common in Hispanic and Black patients than in non-Hispanic white patients. When skin cancer is found in Black and Hispanic people, they tend to be diagnosed at a later stage and, as a result, have a worse prognosis. MedStar Health shares the following information to debunk common misconceptions around skin cancer and melanoma:    MYTH: SKIN CANCER ONLY AFFECTS FAIR SK