THEY may not look like it at first glance, but these two girls are twin sisters. Marcia and Millie Biggs, now 11, are often mistaken for best friends - but in a "one-in-a-million" case, one was born black and the other white. As little Millie started to become darker-skinned, blue-eyed Marcia took on a lighter complexion, growing blonde, curly hair. Marcia has inherited her mum's fair complexion and golden brown hair, while Millie takes after dad Michael, 50, who is of Jamaican origin, with her tight curls and dark skin. And they reveal how, at such a young age, they are all too aware of what racism is facing daily questions like, "are you really twins?
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It was a humid July day and the pool was a pretty popular place that afternoon, and seeing all of Sally's girlfriends in those skimpy swim suites splashing around kept my cock on the alert all day. Wendy, who still has a pretty good body for her age was also prancing around in her yellow bikini and a lot of the guys Sally had invited eyed her up as well, and it was easy to see she enjoyed all the attention. Since Sally was now eighteen, the legal age to drink alcohol, we didn't object to her having a few proper drinks for her birthday. As it turned out, both she and Wendy had a little more than they could handle, and both were pretty blitzed by the end of the day.
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For confidence? To help deal with the fact that we need to make an meeting after a Wednesday evening spent swimming in chardonnay? Women tend to have darker eyes and redder lips than men do, and we wear makeup partly to exaggerate those sex differences. But surely there must be some sweet spot between NoMakeup and AllTheMakeup; some physiognomic Camp David where we look like we're trying—but not trying too hard. The problem is, people are terrible at imagining what other people find attractive.
I know that the beauty industry has fueled this opinion with its long history of presenting lighter, mixed-race or white models as the beauty standard. And this is why, when Dove offered me the chance to be the face of a new body wash campaign , I jumped. Having the opportunity to represent my dark-skinned sisters in a global beauty brand felt like the perfect way for me to remind the world that we are here, we are beautiful, and more importantly, we are valued. I went online and discovered I had become the unwitting poster child for racist advertising.