Last week, I got two new bikinis from the SS 2016 “Dream” Collection by Miami Bikini Shop. As a South Miami Beach resident, bikinis are in season all year long and I’m very particular about my swimwear— even if summer is fading away! In the video below, I share my first impression as I open a mysterious girly pink package from Miami Bikini Shop!
I don’t know how to deal with having no pigment.
Every day, more of my brown skin disappears and I’m forced to face the fact that I’m a white black person.
While the psychological and identity-related implications of this change are overwhelming and difficult, the relatively superficial effects associated with this change are a bit easier to cope with— though it too has been a trial-and-error learning process.