Beverly Naya’s Skin Documentary made its debut on Netflix yesterday and it has attracted a lot of responses, mostly positive by Nigerians on social media.

Beverly Naya, being a Nigerian Actress has always been passionate about bringing out the effects of colourism on the society

The Skin documentary explores the meaning of beauty in relation to the various shades of black skin.

It was disclosed earlier this month that the documentary would join other Nigerian productions to make it to the international streaming platform, Netflix.

Beverly's Skin Documentary

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The documentary also recently won the Award for Best Documentary at this year’s AMVCAs.

Now the rest of the world is able to see this work born out of the need to educate people about skin-related biases.

Skin is also the first Nigerian documentary to be streamed on Netflix, Beverly Naya describes the feeling as exciting and it truly is!

Many people took to social media right after watching it to comment on the documentary, the comments are so many that ‘Beverly Naya’ is a trend on Twitter right now.

Even popular producer, Niyi Akinmolayan made a comment on the documentary talking about how he took some colourism based slangs for granted until he became a father.

Here is the comment below:

Here are some other comments on the documentary:

This is a great development and we are proud of Beverly Naya for using her voice on black stereotypes and we hope that the lessons in the documentary will be considered by many so that colourism won’t continue as a basis for bias in Nigeria and across the world.

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