Blend shades of nude—No. 450, tan, medium, light— neutral undertones, cool undertones, warm peach— Do I look better in gold or silver? Odyssey of the tragic mullato mapped on my skin—not Black enough, but not quite White either. My bathroom cabinet stores enough foundation to hold a house, but on my face, I'm as oxidized as the orange toupee-wearing fat bastard who tried to put the "white" back in White House and held the Bible upside down while rubber bullets rained down on freedom activists whose misery extends far beyond makeup that doesn't match.
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