Beauty At Its Best: Angela Bassett Launches A New Skin Care Line For Women Of Color


Angela Bassett has been acting for over three decades, but one thing is constant: she looks great while doing it.  From her body to her skin, the wife and mother are always looking fresh in her films and appearances.  But behind the scenes, Bassett struggled with skin issues.

So, 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.


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.”


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