Fair Skin

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Fairness Isn't Even A Quality, Then Why Do We Make It One?

Being a dark kid who liked to play outside in the sun, my skin colour was always the concern for people around me. Cream recommendations and makeup tips were a part of any gathering I attended. I need to state here that I have never applied makeup in my life. But I have had people tell me to do so to appear one shade lighter. I wanted to ask them would being one shade lighter make me twice as intelligent?