18 ways to describe a person’s complexion.
Keshav : “That fair girl, we saw at the theatre yesterday, I saw her again in KFC today”
Sandeep : “We saw many fair girls yesterday. Who exactly are you referring to?”
Keshav : “Arre, the one that was very fair”
Sandeep: “Very fair doesn’t make it any better. I have no idea of who you are talking about”
Sounds familiar? Read on.
Fair, very fair, dark and, very dark, are words that we use everyday. There are atleast 14 other words to describe a person’s complexion.
Vivid – strikingly bright
Flawless – having no noticeable blemishes
Pink – self explanatory
Florid – reddish
Bright – self explanatory
Tanned – the brown colour imparted to the skin by exposure to the sun
Peaches and cream – yellow- pink complexion
Pale, Pallid – colourless or whitish
Radiant – bright
Glowing – same as radiant
Sallow – a sickly yellowish colour
Dull – opposite of bright
Wheatish – light brown.