Just as every other girl, growing up I spent a substantial amount of my teen years looking for my own voice in fashion and life. Although I experimented and tried many different styles and way too many fashion flops, there were always those things I was afraid to explore. On many sides I was a highly confident teen, but when it came to dressing myself I was all about hiding what I considered to be flaws, and in my teenage head there were nothing but flaws.
One of the things I was most self conscious about back then (besides the heroin chic I was sporting, that's a whole different post) was my skin tone. Although I look just like my mom and she always was and... Continue reading