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I Have Pale Skin

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    I literally been told

    that I blended into the wall behind me. The wall was white.
    Flis Flis 18-21, F Dec 7, 2013

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    I Am Pale :)

    I am pale, pasty even. Although, I don't mind much because I have the dark hair to complete the look. I kind of feel like a vampire, because of the way I look. Lol. Luckily, I can get a nice tan over the summer. One time I was in Florida and I went swimming for 6 hours straight...
    reinventlovex3 reinventlovex3 13-15, F Mar 22, 2012

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    Ghostly Pale

    I HAVE GHOSTLY PALE SKIN AND PPL CALL ME A GHOST BUT I LOVE IT I MEAN U TAN PPL ARE GREAT BUT I HOPE U KNOW WHEN U TAN U CAN GET SKIN CANCER ITS A REAL PROBLOME PPL AND U WILL LOOK LIKE UR 40 WHEN UR 20 I MEAN WHO WANTS THAT??? NOT ME THATS FOR DARN SURE LOL SO IM PALE AND GEUSS...
    RachelEmily RachelEmily 18-21, F Jun 5, 2009

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    Perfect.

    I love pale skin. It's so pure, transparent. In my opinion is beautiful, not a shame. I don't understand why girls would kill to be tan. And tan hours at a time, damaging their skin to be a certain color. And hate girls that are naturally born tan. If you're pale, you should be...
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F Oct 16, 2013

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    I think I'm the palest person.

    Like ever. Lol. Hence my username.
    AlyssaDurham AlyssaDurham 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Weirdo

    I'm Brazilian,so I live among people who think that what is sexy is to be tan. I used to feel bad when people dissed me because of my skin tone,but not anymore. It's nice to sunbathe once in a while,but I don't wanna be slave to it you know? If I don't feel like doing it, I won...
    ladysmith ladysmith 18-21, F 6 Responses May 7, 2010

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    Pale skin people have their own challenges.

    Like, I don't tan. I burn. I could be in the sun for 10 mins and I end up looking like raw ham. I always wear sun screen. I can never find a make up that matches my skin tone. It always ends up too dark. I can't take pictures with the flash on. I end up looking like Casper. You...
    Santos21 Santos21 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I'm full Mexican and I have super pale skin.

    In my picture it may seem like I don't but it's because the bathroom lighting that makes me look orange. My maternal great grandmother's dad was from Spain and had blonde hair and blue eyes. I guess genes just got passed down. I used to not like it but now I'm proud of it and...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    And I Love It

    My skin colour is weird. Because i have an actual colour, but it looks like they have sucked the life out of me. Once a doctor ordered a lot of exams because he didn't believe that this is the way i always look. Then when he had the results he didn't have any option but to...
    caritus caritus 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2007

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    Ocassionally Sickly Pale

     My skin is very very pale.. some f my friends laugh at me and say my skin is transparent.  In some places it actually is .. like he insides of my wrists and the tops of my feet.   I am careful about not tanning my milky white skin for several reasons.  Sun...
    RighteousGirl RighteousGirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 3, 2009

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    Shaving

    It so hard to stay this white I never go outside in the summer I only go out in the winter on snowy day.I run home in the spring when the bus drops me off at the end of my road. It love the way it love .... expect for the arm I shave my leg, stomach, and armpits, but my arms my...
    holyflapjacks holyflapjacks 13-15, M Jun 20, 2012

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    Pale Skin Is Awesome

    actually all skin colours are awesome as long as their natural. I'm naturally pale, but I am very able to tan. but it soon's disappears without continually sunlight/heat. and where I live were're lucky to get a summer. also having mix blood confuses some. generics are a funny...
    peacekobi peacekobi 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    What's wrong with having pale skin?

    Some people have said "you should get a tan" - why should I change myself, I love my skin! I have some freckles. I work out and try to keep my body in shape rather than focusing on something I can't really change much. I could go tanning, but I'd rather not. Tanning can give...
    mousecop mousecop 31-35, F Feb 17

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    Without Tanner, I Look Like A Ghost

    Why am I so pale? My dad is olive skinned! My mom isn't even as light as me... People make fun of me and call me a vampire when I avoid the sun (I look like I was torched if I'm out too long, or neglect the sun cream.)
    CassiaDream CassiaDream 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2013

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    I've tried tanning out in the sun

    and even in a tanning bed. All I do is burn and peel and I'm pale again. I'm the only pale person in my family.
    AlyssaDurham AlyssaDurham 18-21, F Aug 5

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    And Proud of It..

    I even got asked one if I'm feeling not well,  because the person didn't know me.. lol.. But it was my perfectly normal skin color..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 25, 2007

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    I Love Being Pale

    I'm pale because I'm an indoor person. I'm half white, half asian so if I wanted to, I could tan easily. My arms are a little darker just from exposure while driving/walking around town. But I think I look better with light skin - fresher, I guess. I think it makes my dark hair...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2011

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    I look like I have some sort of strange disease

    at the moment.. But I'd just like to take the time to sit and examine my pale complexion. I can't tan. I sunburn but don't get darker. My hair lightens, my pink fades, my skin blisters, but after a few weeks, WHALLA. Still Snow White.
    Pxppunkprincess Pxppunkprincess 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    i love having pale skin.

    its something i use to be insecure about. not anymore though. i have learn to embrace and it. if i take good care of it. i'm sure i'll will age just fine :)
    lexik123 lexik123 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Ghost

    I'm often teased about my pale skin :P  My mum has called me a ghost many times, and my friends (most of them have tan skin) tell me that I need to get a tan.  I never tan though, I'm always either really pale or if I spend too much time out in the sun then I get a sunburn...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2011

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    Ginger

    My hair is flaming red and my skin is pale as a ghost. I have to wear spf 100 sunscreen to go out for extended periods of time. I've had melanoma twice in one year. My dermatologist and I are friends because I spend so much time in her office. I know all about her kids. It sucks...
    sharpenom sharpenom 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15, 2011

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    I Am Mozzarella Cheese!

    My skin is as pale as a ghost. I have to search for stores that sell foundation for the nearly non-pigmented skin, like mine! When I visit my friends in Italy, they always compare me to cheese colours. My base is mozzarella and then, if I am lucky enough to get a tan after...
    Analeigh Analeigh 22-25, F 3 Responses May 17, 2011

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    I'm One Of The Palest People I Know

    I only know 2 other people who are as pale or paler than me. My whole family is pale, but I'm definitely the palest. The most I've tanned is about half a shade darker, so I still look pale. I get sunburned really easily and my mom says that when I was born the nurse said "You're...
    milespergallon milespergallon 13-15, F Nov 4, 2012

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    I Have Very Pale Skin.

    I have always been very pale, even when I was young. It's always been pointed out to me through out my life, and to be honest, that gets a little frustrating. But, thankfully, I've learned to ignore it. For some reason people are fascinated by my skin tone...
    EllaRose EllaRose 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    White As A Sheet!

    That's what my dad always says.  Many people think I'm ill because of my pale skin.  The truth is, I'm anemic.
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 5, 2009

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    My White Skin

    I'm what you call a black Irish. Which means a pale Irish person with dark brown to black hair naturally. People always asked me if I was an albino who dyed my hair. Of course its a stupid question. I have pigment in my hair and eyes. In grade 7 I tried everything to get a tan. I...
    snowowlwhite snowowlwhite 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2012

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    Its Pale.

    I have some Irish in me so its hard to tan. I have a little Italian in me too though so I can tan eventually but don't do that much anymore just for fear of skin cancer. My skin is basically pretty pale. I need lotion if I'm out in the sun for longer amounts of time. I sort of...
    friendlynudist friendlynudist 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2012

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    Pretty Embarrassing

    Seeing how I'm Chicana, I'm ashamed of my light complexion, and I'm so tired of being called a "white girl", "gabacha", and all those other slams. If the sun would ever shine here, though, I at least am able to tan to a lovely caramel brown without burning.
    DeadOfDecember DeadOfDecember 22-25, F 1 Response May 20, 2011

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    I Love My Pale Skin~

    I've always been very pale. I'm so pale that, when I'm outside on cloudy days, my skin is literally white. Like, actual white. And on sunny days, I can blind people because of how much my skin reflects. People have made fun of me for it, mostly other pale people who are less pale...
    JuliaSaysHi JuliaSaysHi 13-15, F Aug 2, 2010

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    Not Really, I Wish I Was Paler.

     I look at my skin and I see tan.. but apparently others don't. Like.. when I'm next to my sisters, they comment on how I'm "ghost white". I get jokes about being a vampire, if the sun burns my skin when I walk outside and my sister's boyfriend...
    M0RGUE M0RGUE 18-21, F 3 Responses May 23, 2009

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    I can never tan all i do is get burnt.

    I'm a redhead and with the redness comes the pale skin. I used to be picked on cause of how white i was but then after i moved to down south everybody loves my skin they say how beautiful it looks. I'm so glad i don't live in Maryland anymore. All i ever got was bulled the...
    yuna86 yuna86 26-30, F Dec 7, 2013

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    I had this patch of tanned skin on my stomach and my arm-pits in large blobs across my body for over a year. It was very confidence ruining, and I was scared of it spreading on to...
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I hate living like this, I hate looking in the mirror. I was overweight as a child,when I was 13 I was 6 foot 2 and 280 pounds then when I lost my weight I was 145 pounds frail and...
    Creativehue10 Creativehue10 26-30, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    What's good make up for a teenager with pale skin, dirty blond hair and blue grey eyes?
    lykkeismyname lykkeismyname 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 11

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    The thing about acne that really upsets me is that I only have it. It's like everywhere I look, everyone has nice clear skin. And believe me, I always try to stay positive and when...
    fatumata22 fatumata22 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I have gone skinny dipping four times so far. 1. The first time I remember going skinny dipping was when I was 8. I was at a sleepover and we were trying to stay up all night (her...
    serenagirl87 serenagirl87 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 31

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    I have had 2 moles removed and biopsied they were found to contain cancerous cells,since then I have returned to Hospital,this time in Norwich and had more skin removed from the...
    thecarer thecarer 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    So this was the second day of me starting high school and drama was AMAZING! We had to sit in front of the class and tell about ourselves I said hi my name's (insert name) and my...
    AnnaUnderstands AnnaUnderstands 13-15, F Aug 15

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    When I lived in Austin, TX back in 70s, I used to go regularly to Hippie Hollow and Paleface Park. Paleface Park was quite a bit nicer than Hippie Hollow although it was further...
    patty1650 patty1650 56-60, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I don't care to be tan. I've always liked my skin pale. I do enjoy getting out in the sun to help with my depression though. So if I tan a little it feels good. I just fair skin...
    ashless ashless 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    Gaza is a crime made in Washington as well as Jerusalem.Global revulsion at the mind-numbing carnage of Israel’s onslaught on Gaza seems finally to have spurred some of the...
    peza peza 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 7

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    This is what victory looks like.On this bloody international battlefield over truth, where thousands of Palestinians now die, Israel has lost. It is in possession of the most...
    peza peza 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I went skinny dipping yesterday. It was very relaxing, freeing! I didn't do it long, my folks were gone, but we've got close neighbors, I didn't want them to see me. It was in the...
    angkath80 angkath80 31-35, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    “The victorious Gaza”!!Is a something I have been reading around recently!A lie that is made up by Hamas and is spread by dumb Palestinians, dumb Palestinians like my...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F a week ago

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    to warn you-- this is very long. Hi! I am new to this site and I have been looking for a place to vent for quite some time now. I want to share my story of how I became bulimic...
    southernpearl southernpearl 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Hello everyone. I never wanted to resort to this, but I feel I am out of other options. Let me start from the beginning. When my mother, Dee, was 9, her father was shot in the head...
    NikkiNINTR NikkiNINTR 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Locked Away I open my mouth and words fall out.. a jumbled alphabetic chaos that only few can sift thru to fully understand. The letters from my words strung out in front of him...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    I love it! Me and my friends always skinny dip when we are camping
    submissive6 submissive6 18-21, F 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Despite the economic difficulty Egypt is going through, it has been supplying Gaza with aid through this war. Another fifty thousand boxes of food and supplies are on their way to...
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    I eat "paleo"/primal, as well, only I am much more strict W/ my carbs. ( I have epilepsy & I use this diet 2 help control it. ) *** 4 other epileptics... Google "epilepsy...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F Jul 30

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    How did the war start? Maybe someone can enlighten me on this subject? I don't know much about this subject and I'm interested in finding out how it started? I seem to remember...
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