Gone are the days when you had to resort to coloring your skin in with bright, often alien-looking colors that not only made you look ill but also caused your parents to question your drawing's place on the fridge.
Crayola has just released crayons with 24 skin tone shades - at this point they're basically the Fenty of the coloring world.
Keep scrolling for the down-low on all the shades and why you should get yourself a coloring book ASAP...
Everyone has owned a colouring book at least once in their life.
Despite how simple the act of coloring is, it's actually pretty good for your mental wellbeing.
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Check out some of the benefits for yourself, you'll be surprised.
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There's really no other crayon like Crayola.
via: WalmartThey truly are my favorite when it comes to crayons and colored pencils.
And how could you not love them when they do this...
But coloring really isn't just for kids.
Plagued by worries about your bills, your health, your family or your future? All of the above?
When lockdown is over, you have something to look forward to...
via: TwitterColoring has become so popular that coloring chapters are forming in some neighborhoods and cities where avid ‘colorists’ are taking advantage of the phenomenon.
Life today is a rat race of accomplishments, stress, and competitions.
via: TwitterNow is such a good opportunity to allow yourself some downtime.
To help you and your family with that, Crayola has released brand new crayons called “Colors of The World."
via: WalmartThese multicultural crayons will ensure every child can feel included no matter the color of their skin.
It contains 32 specially formulated colors.Representing people of the world and 8 classic crayons for coloring eyes and hair.
Skin tone crayons are an exciting addition to any crayon collection.Making coloring pages and drawings even more detailed and realistic.
The subtle shades inside are formulated to better represent diversity around the world.“With the world growing more diverse than ever before, Crayola hopes our new Colors of the World crayons will increase representation and foster a greater sense of belonging and acceptance," “We want the new Colors of the World crayons to advance inclusion within creativity and impact how kids express themselves." – Crayola CEO Rich Wuerthele
Colors of the World fall into three main shades
via: WalmartAlmond, Golden and Rose- and all the darker or lighter shades in between.
This pack includes 24 new crayon colors that represent people from around the world.
via: TwitterMakes a perfect pairing with Crayola Coloring books!
The crayon packs feature side panels that serve as color references.
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They purposefully have a realistic color name, such as Light Golden, Deep Almond, and Medium Deep Rose.
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You can pre-order these new Colors of The World Crayons at Walmart for just under $2!
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