The comment about the British is true. Tanning here is …

Comment on Skin Colour is Not a Fashion Statement (And no, we won’t “get a tan…”) by Laura.

The comment about the British is true. Tanning here is a status thing amongst some people. I’m naturally pale and am not keen on hot weather so I never really tan. My friends at school however were mainly of the opinion that pale equalled not pretty.

Just as i don’t understand how fashion can deem ‘ethnic bodies’ (whatever that means) “in” one minute and “out” the next, I don’t understand how pale skin can be deemed ugly. It’s my skin. I can’t get rid of it until it becomes acceptable for fashion, nor do I want to rigorously apply layers of tinted moisturising lotion to maintain an orange aura for other people’s approval. It’s a pretty screwed up way of thinking.

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And your english is great! I’m a student of french so I completely understand how difficult it is trying to write coherently in another language.

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