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Anonymous asked in Beauty & StyleHair · 1 month ago

is referring to a beige color as "skin color" insensitive to poc?

umm like when you are coloring and you use that ugly crayola peach color and call it skin color (even though it looks nothing like skin tbh) but i have always wondered if this is insensitive to poc

3 Answers

  • ?
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    Woke white women at universities decided it was offensive.

  • Ivan
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    People need to get over their "sensitivity" to skin color. We all have skin, and it comes in different colors. That is a fact of life people. Get used to it.

  • 1 month ago

    There's a highly regarded blog for writers about what terms are okay to use when describing the skin of anyone who's not white. The flat-out color name--black, brown, beige, tan--is always okay.

    When our kids were young, we bought them a set of crayons that represented the real skin tones of the world, I think a set of twelve or maybe sixteen crayons. Now I don't remember what they named the colors, just that they had something right for everyone.

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