Our nation is more diverse than ever, but every day we’re reminded of how the unique needs of Black and Brown consumers are underserved by the beauty and skincare industries.

Melatology Alliance was formed to advance equity in the treatment and service of melanin-rich skin through science-based resources and education for consumers and skincare professionals.


It's Time For Equity In Skincare.

24 Percent

Percentage of people in the U.S. who identify as a person of color.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: United States. www.census.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2021

63 Percent

Percentage of women of color who feel ignored and overlooked by the skincare industry.

Source: Survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of LeCerre Skincare with a sample of 1000 general population and 1000 women of color Jan 13-20, 2021

97 Percent

Agree esthetician schools/programs should incorporate skin of color curriculum.

Source: Survey conducted by JOY Collective on behalf of MELE Skincare with a sample of 200 estheticians February-April 2021

The Melatology Alliance: Driving Change





Melatology Alliance, founded by MELĒ Skincare, is a partnership between education institutions, beauty industry leaders, dermatologists, and policymakers to advance equity in the treatment of melanin-rich skin through science-based products, resources, and expert education. Through this alliance, we drive greater impact and scale to causes that affect melanin-rich skin.


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