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Naomi Shimada speaks to the Queer Eye stylist about challenging skin lightening in the beauty industry and colourism in society. Tan France recounts his own healing process, from secretly using skin lightening cream as a child, to learning to love the skin he's in and celebrating every skin tone on social media using his Shaded account. In a conversation recorded following the Black Lives Matter protests of summer 2020, with beauty brands showing their support online, Naomi asks Tan about his hopes for healing the industry as well as the individual. Presenter: Naomi Shimada Producer: Kirsty McQuire Editor: Rebecca Stratford If you are affected by issues raised in this episode you can get more information at www.bbc.co.uk/actionline.