I created this blog for women of colour who want to look and feel good while celebrating our unique cultural, physical and aesthetic assets. We come in many shades: dark brown, mid brown, light brown and olive-hued – and a variety of shapes from thin to curvy – but we are ALL beautiful!

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Ever Been Told ‘You’re Good-Looking for a Dark-Skinned Woman’?

Why does mainstream popular culture and Black and Asian cultures have a tendency to revere light skin while affording less value and worth to darker complexions?

Read my book, Layers of Blackness: Colourism in the African Diaspora and find the answers. Free to read online or to download the PDF.