"I wished, I had different shade while growing up. I actually prayed that I was fairer"
- Akshara Pandey, Ahmedabad, India
"In Philippines, darker your skin is they call you ugly, because they perceive white skin as the most beautiful. I think every other skin tone is beautiful, because everyone is beautiful."
- Allyssa Jill, Frankfurt, Germany
"The way I think of myself is sort of an illusion. I guess, I fall in the middle shade, because I identify with my family, we have blacks, we have Native Americans, we also have Europeans from Spanish ancestry".
- Antonio Rojas, Mexico