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I have read in one of your topics that women vary widely in the color of their labia majora and minor, some even being dark brown or black. Mine is well, almost black, and I am perturbed. I am not a woman of color, so I would think my coloring "down there" should match the rest of me. Don't you think? What are the possible explanations to this and is there anything I can do about it? It feels strange to be two-toned.
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Nope, there's nothing abnormal or even unusual about someone Caucasian having dark labia. The tissue of your vulva isn't the same type as the skin on your arms or face - in some ways, it's more like the sensitive membranes inside your mouth, for example.

So the colour, shape and size of the labia can be incredibly varied, and having pale skin and dark labia isn't a reason to be perturbed any more than having pale skin and dark hair is .

And hey, "two-toned" can be a cool look .

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