On a bright day in a bright city like Copenhagen, it can be hard to make eye contact with a person.
As a result, a dark complexion is sometimes described as a “dark skin.”
It’s a word that’s often used as a catchall for someone who’s “too dark” for a given day, or who can’t “make eye contact.”
Kajol, a 31-year-old journalist from Denmark, said that it’s important to try and stay away from negative connotations, especially when trying to explain a person’s dark skin tone.
“It’s not a negative thing, but you have to avoid it and just say that I have dark skin,” she said.
Kaja, who lives in Copenhagen, said she has never considered herself dark.
She said that while her dark skin is not a problem, it’s difficult to maintain that light skin tone in public.
“I try not to look at people too dark, I try not too light and I try to make sure I don’t do anything that might make others think I have a dark skin color,” she explained.
In some cases, darker skin tones can be a sign of health, according to research.
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen found that those who have darker skin tone were more likely to have higher rates of diabetes and obesity than those with lighter skin.
A study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation found that people who have light skin are more likely than those who are darker to be smokers and have a higher risk of depression.
The study was conducted among 1,095 people, including 798 people who had dark skin.
The researchers found that the darker skin individuals had, the greater their risk of experiencing depression.
One of the findings that stood out was that the more people with darker skin had had a stressful event in their lives, the higher their risk for depression.
Kajol added that it might be possible to help someone with darker complexion by changing the lighting, but that the person would need to do a lot of research before changing the light environment.
Even if the person is in denial about their darker skin, Kajo said she believes it’s possible to make light skin “feel good.”
“It’s so important to have light-skinned people around, that’s one of the things that makes a person happy,” she told CNN.
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