This skin bleaching practice sounds as much like the rest of the things we do to ourselves to prove…
Barbara Alexander

Barbara Alexander Right? There’s a huge burden on people, but mostly women, to buy buy buy as many products as possible, be stylish (like you don’t have enough problems), keep up with trends, etc. It feels regressive to be that hung up on whiteness or blackness that you have to change your skin color. That’s beyond where I need or want to be. Too much.

I have enough trouble keeping up with my pedicures.

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