Posts tagged "pale skin"

Is The Twilight Saga Making Pale Skin More Desireable?

Years ago, I was forced to accept my pale skin after burning my face so badly that blisters covered my nose. Now, while others slather on tanning oil with single-digit sun protection, I have to cover myself with a muumuu and wide-brimmed hat for fear of burning. If the Twilight Saga had been around earlier,…

By: Catherine Strawn / November 30, 2009

Do You Consider Your Skin Tone When Getting Dressed?

Love Julianne Moore. Don't love Julianne's choice of dress color. She looks a bit sickly, no? When it comes to picking out a dress or blouse, I swear people don't bother to think about their skin tone. It's funny because with anything makeup-related the first question is: "Will this work with my skin tone?" Um,…

By: Nina Carbone / November 16, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Drunkeness, Pale Skin, And Bad Drivers

One in four young men and one in three young women in Northern Ireland said they were drunk the first time they had sex, according to a study. Happy St. Patrick's Day! [BBC and Health Promotion Agency] Men are subconsciously attracted to fairer skin because of its association with purity, innocence, modesty, and goodness, while…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 17, 2008