Fotocrônica: “Flesh”-toned

"Transparent" Band-AidsI put on this “transparent” band-aid today and was amused that on my pasty-white skin it wasn’t transparent at all!  I guess in Brazil the “flesh”-toned band-aids are of a different shade.  Which makes sense.  Even when I’m very tanned from lots of time outside working on the farm, I’m still whiter than most people here on their palest day.  It called to mind two of my favorite cartoons:

Source: Bloom County, Happy Trails by Berkeley Brethed
Source: The New Yorker

Anyone got a “milk” colored band-aid?


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