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What exactly makes our skin beige?

  1. May 31, 2008 #1
    Or the darker and lighter variants?
     
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  3. May 31, 2008 #2

    DaveC426913

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    Your skin is beige??

    Mine's pink (with a tinge of yellow - a sort of flesh colour).


    What affects the various shades and tints is primarily melanin. It's also what tans you.
     
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