Mainstream beauty standards, colorism and the expectations of the people around us can be a hard hill to climb, but self acceptance is the best path through. Thank you for sharing this piece with MW readers Ria.

ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE

Writing on female experience, race, motherhood & self-development. Columnist at Green Parent magazine & Parenting Top Writer. Follow me on IG @adeola_moonsong.