Skin-coloured bandages, we already have those, don't we?
  In the Netherlands, we have "skin-coloured" plasters in every supermarket and drug store. But what's skin-coloured for you is not skin-coloured for others. The Netherlands is a diverse and multicultural country and therefore its people have a whole range of skin colours. So why can't they buy a patch in their skin colour?

Because I want to work more in editorial illustrations, I decided to make several "fake" illustrations and this is one of them. I think it's important that these illustrations are about subjects that I support and have a connection with. 

My girlfriend and I both have never been able to find a patch that matched our skin colour. She is often too dark and I am often too light. Even though I don't have a problem with this myself, it doesn't mean that no one else has. I think it's important to broaden the term skin colour and focus less on "default" white skin because even among white people there is a huge difference in shades.

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