Top definition. Caramel complexion or ligher, normally referring to the color of one of African decent. That girl ain't sexy dark chocolate , she light-skinned. It is considered more attractive than darker skin tones.
Yes, black British youth are obsessed with light skin and curly hair
Is Will Smith too light for this role and why does it matter? - BBC News
On a Manchester Magicbus in , an ex-boyfriend told me that mixed-race girls were at the top of his preferred appearance hierarchy. Naturally, it sent me, a medium-to-dark black girl, on a silent self-esteem spiral downward. In an inspired YouTube video that subtly blends general objectification with colourism — our star takes to the streets to ask young black lads what their ideal gal looks like. The answer: light-skins with 3b curly hair and a big back. No dark skins.