What are some distinct facial characteristics of women from Africa?


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Strictly speaking, there are no distinct facial characteristics common to all African women. For example, those in North Africa (including Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt) tend to have lighter skin and features that more closely resemble inhabitants of the Middle East than their counterparts in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Genetic mixing over the course of human existence has created a continuum of physical traits across all ethnicities, making it difficult to attribute exact facial features to all people who live in Africa. A great geographic expanse, Africa is home to hundreds of different ethnicities. Facial features may resemble each other more closely within a certain ethnic group.

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