Are they both OK, 'She has dark skin' or 'She has a dark complexion'? I mean her skin is a little black becuase she likes outdoor activities. BTW, how do we usually describe a person's skin orcomplexion? Thanks!
May 21, 2016 1:45 PM
Answers · 6
In this case, you would say "She's tanned" (or she has a tan, she has a tanned complexion.) In the US, somebody "black" would be an outdated description of a person with African roots. By the way, "she has dark skin" or "dark complexion" would indicate someone with Mediterranean, Latin American or African origins.
May 21, 2016
Skin does not get black from outdoor activities. It gets tanned, as the other reviewers stated.
May 21, 2016
You should say she's tanned or brown skin (like me) =D
May 21, 2016
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