Teenage years represent an unwelcome phase in life for many adolescents. Even the 19-year-old Khoudia Diop was confronted with stabbing peers in teenage years, due to her extremely dark complexion. Her rich skin tone has a very high content of melanin.
Melanin is the dark pigment – reddish, brown or black – that gives color to human skin, hair and eyes
Luckily, Khoudia realized that the most important thing in life is to love yourself and not pay attention to negative people. Today she encourages people to embrace their differences because it is essential that we enjoy diversity. What would the world look like if we were all the same?
Successful Senegalese model today shuts the mouths of many negative people with her beautiful photographs. Her rich skin tone helped her to become the self-proclaimed “Melanin Goddess”.