Nyakim Gatwech is a 24-year-old fashion icon, who lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and has gained so much attention promoting her beautiful  melanin rich skin.



She is teaching people not to be afraid of their dark Skin. With her deeply pigmented skin and fierce determination, she’s putting down the barriers of conventional beauty.



In an Instagram post, she details an experience in which an Uber driver suggested she try ‘bleaching’ her skin but laughed and  told him. “You won’t believe the kind of questions I get and the kind of looks I get for having this skin it is my color and am proud of it“.


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