I had intended to post a reply at the Mean Girls Guide to SL blog, but I do not have a Blogger account, so I’ll post it here. I started SL with a white skin nearly a year ago, switching to a dark or “black” skin in March. Even with a freebie Caramel skin and somewhat awkward proportions I was hit upon and approached on a regular basis, especially while shopping. This is how I looked in December 2006:

A cheap skin from Bare Rose gave me this look: