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GLANCE Magazine: No. 2 @ November 2009: “Brown Skin”


For those who identify with a lighter persuasion, skin product selections in Second Life™ have always been plentiful. For those in search of skin options in the realm of darker-tones for wont to compliment their pixelated physiques, finding quality options can be less straightforward. Many talented designers offering skin collections have not yet explored a full range of skin tones which, admittedly, is not an easy process. In creating dark skins, the ability to balance tone, shade and highlights to create dimensionality can be a daunting task. That being said, we’ve come a long way from the days when Celestial Studios, Naughty Designs and Pixel Deep were a few of the known options available for female residents in search of quality skin rendered by a sensitive and artful hand. The good news for avatars who have chosen to be kissed by the sun is that choices have grown exponentially – particularly within the past year-and-a-half.

Let’s take a look at a few skin retailers who have either recently ventured into richer tones or who may be a little less known. (more …)

Read the full story on page 97 of the November issue of GLANCE Magazine.
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Featuring:

  • Blowpop by Annyka Bekkers
  • CHAI Skins by Launa Fauna
  • Free Speerit by Desidelia Vella
  • ThePlastik by Aikea Rieko
  • Rockberry by Heather Beebe
  • Sand Shack Surf Co. by Emma Gilmour
  • and 20 more skin stores to check out
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