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Why Dark Skin Girls Should Love Their Skin

I come from an African family. Growing up, bleaching was normal. I had at least one family member who bleached their skin to the point where you could vividly tell that their skin was bleached. Their hands were seemingly way darker than the rest of their bodies, the skin on their faces an awkward yellowish tint. I recall a younger me always wondering to myself why they felt the need to bleach their skin?

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