Pale skin might come with makeup complexities, but it doesn’t come with the structural discrimination and disadvantage that brown skin often does.
fake tan
I have a finite amount of skin and didn’t particularly fancy going down the Buffalo Bill route so I called upon my Irish mama and Scots/Polish best friend Jen to trial the tans for me.
While finding a flattering blush or lipstick can be a challenge with any skin tone, it's especially hard for the pale.
People comment on my melanin shortage on a weekly basis. When I was at the beach, a stranger told me I “really needed” a tan before I dared to wear a bikini.