Preventing breast cancer Have you ever seen non-sexualized photos of normal breasts? A huge proportion of American women are not happy with their breasts. The media images make them believe the ideal is big and perky breasts with a small nipple and areola. But, in reality female breasts come in all kinds of sizes and shapes.
Color[ edit ] The difference between coloring of areolae. The areolae can range from pink to red to dark brown or nearly black, but generally tend to be paler among people with lighter skin tones and darker among people with darker skin tones. A reason for the differing color may be to make the nipple area more visible to the infant. Size and shape[ edit ] Large areolae on a woman.