Skin Tones

Some articles on skins, skin, skin tones:

History Of Cosmetics - Recent History - The 20th Century
... suntans had only been sported by agricultural workers, while fashionable women kept their skins as pale as possible ... In Asia, skin whitening continued to represent the ideal of beauty, as it does to this day ... Face makeup and lipstick did not work for dark skin types because they were created for pale skin tones ...

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