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Dear Indian people, we need to talk about your unhealthy obsession with fair skin

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?

Not me.

It was never going to be me. Because we live in a society that is rife with colourism and there is a stigma associated to women with darker complexions.

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