How come blacks cant get sunburnt?

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  • 2 months ago

    They do, much to a much lesser degree due to melanated skin. 

  • 2 months ago

    They can, they just don't change colour

  • 2 months ago

    Black people CAN and at times DO get sunburned. Anybody can get sunburned. Darker skinned people are purely less at risk than pale skinned people, due to them having more melanin in their skin (which is what gives the skin its color, having little makes someone fair skinned, having lots makes someone dark skinned).

    It's for this reason that it takes longer for someone who is dark skinned to get sunburned, but it's not impossible.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Well they can but it doesn't show like it does on a white person or an Asian person

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  • 2 months ago

    ALL SKIN BURNS NO MATTER THE COLOR

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    they can and do

  • geezer
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    People of ALL skin types can sunburn .. including black skin.

    It does take longer for black skin to burn though.

  • Marc
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Who said they cant? They can. Not as easily as light skinned people, but they can

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