“Singer DonCarta Praises Natural Beauty, Triggers Debates on Skin Complexion”
Rising Nigerian singer, DonCarta, is not only making a name for himself in the entertainment industry through his music but also due to a recent statement he made about the type of women who, in his view, deserve appreciation and financial rewards.
In honest disclosure on Twitter, DonCarter expressed his admiration for natural beauty and melanin-rich skin. He stated that Nigerian women who embrace their natural complexion without resorting to skin bleaching deserve to receive “credit alerts,” a phrase commonly used to signify financial transactions or monetary rewards.
The singer made it clear that he values dark melanin-rich skin over other skin colors. This statement has sparked a lively debate on social media, with people expressing various opinions on the matter.
The reactions to Don Carter’s statement have been swift and diverse. Some netizens have praised the singer for celebrating the beauty of natural, unaltered skin. However, others have argued that beauty is subjective, and promoting one type of beauty over another can result in harmful beauty ideals.
Some netizens emphasize that naturally light-skinned individuals should not be judged for their skin tone.While others point out that some people are naturally light-skinned, and being naturally light-skinned does not necessarily mean one lacks melanin.