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- “Make-up only suits fair skin, to be honest.”
Could you repeat that? Couldn’t hear you over the sound of my flawless eyeliner wings flapping.
- “Don’t wear gold. It doesn’t complement your skin colour.”
I was expecting a “thank you” for letting you absorb my princessly radiance, so I’m a bit taken aback right now.
- “You should try bleaching your skin. It totally works.”
One of the things I've come to realize: Women get bashed over the head with colorism in every community and in every country. So far, every country that has information out there on the net saying they don't have a racism or colorism problem (for women) is later found to be LYING.
If you're a dark skinned woman and you don't know what to say when the white person or the light person walks up on you, maybe the link below will give you a few more ideas