Fair and Lovely: It’s Not So Lovely

From the turmeric treatments to staying out of the sun, the elder aunties and grandma’s we grew up with may have often advised remedies and tricks to prevent our skin from darkening. They may have made comments such as 'Aren’t you so fair?' with a knowing smile and relieved glint in their eye that you... Continue Reading →


Look at me.What do you see?A tall slender white woman?That means I’ve won the genetic lottery,According to the majority of society that view me.History has left a legacy that may not be as visible,But like phantom limbs, still remain. What if you looked at me and saw a beige girl trying to become a model?Make... Continue Reading →

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