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Synonyms for dark-skinned

having skin rich in melanin pigments

naturally having skin of a dark color

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Dr Batra said research suggests that melanoma, a form of skin cancer, is usually fatal in dark-skinned people because they do not use as much sunscreen as those with fairer skin.
So this is nothing against Lupita herself or any dark-skinned, natural-haired woman who has "made it".
com)-- In the tradition of the New York Times bestselling I Dream a World and Crowns comes “Dark Girls,” an inspiring and groundbreaking photo book that celebrates the beauty of dark-skinned women, created by legendary director Bill Duke.
And, according to Kilday, Lupita faces an even greater challenge in that she is beautifully dark-skinned.
The offender is described as in his mid 30s, dark-skinned with stubble and short dark hair.
htm) he turned away dark-skinned black models from his recent music video shoot in Ghana.
So, remember to get your daily sun bath; 15 minutes if you are fair and longer if you are dark-skinned.
Mexico's population is largely dark-skinned, but Mexican television ads routinely feature light-skinned actors, sparking accusations of racial discrimination.
Some guys will say, 'I don't like talking to dark-skinned girls,' or, you know, some girls will say.
Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent among dark-skinned people because high concentrations of melanin in dark skin block the production of vitamin D from the sun, the most natural and abundant source of vitamin D.
But dark-skinned people aren't immune to these harmful rays altogether.
The second man was also dark-skinned and had dreadlocks and a green flat cap.
Holly Shaw, via email DARK-skinned people have higher levels of a pigment called melanin which makes their skin turn a shade of goldenbrown in the sun.
He might even even have been (dare I say it) dark-skinned.
The man was described as dark-skinned and in his early 60s with a moustache.