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Tuareg blue: For the Tuareg, the colour blue really does run skin deep. Due to the lack of water in the Sahara, they use powdered indigo to dye their robes. The dye however, has a tendency to bleed onto the skin of its wearer when subjected to desert temperatures. Years of wearing these indigo-dyed fabrics can cause their skin to become permanently stained dark blue.
Growing up race was something that was not talked about in my household. I was never sure how my parents felt about this topic when I was in my early teens. About when I was 16 I finally l finally had to ask my parents and I learned that it was never frowned upon with them, but rather they just never saw it as anything to need to talk about do to them not noticing a difference through skin tones.