No matter what race, religion or language we speak, there is one thing in common with all men on this planet - we know every single inch of skin on our dicks. Some are black, white, red, purple, brown and pink. So, what is the normal color of penis skin?
"Most guys have two different colors of penis skin", says Hudson White, a massage therapist and one of the founders of the Large Penis Professionals. "It's something guys don't really talk about for fear of being called a freak. That's why we sneak-a-peek in the locker room to compare cocks and to see if we are normal. Well, the truth is that every color combination of our cocks is absolutely normal."
The head of the penis has two layers of skin, the outer and the inner skin layer which gives most guys a two-toned colored cock, no matter of race.
Uncircumcised men still have both the inner and outer skin while circumcised men only have the inner skin remaining.
The foreskin is the outer protective layer and is usually the same color as the entire shaft of the penis, it's just a continuation of the penile skin. The inner skin layer is usually lighter in color and is visible when you retract your foreskin.
For circumcised men, the inner skin is always exposed. The shaft may be one color, then there will be the circumcision scar where the outer & inner skin used to meet and then a lighter color head which is always exposed.
The color of penis skin depends on your race, the temperature in your underwear and the height of your libido. Colors can range from white to black, pink to purple and even orange for redheads. In general, the color of your cock is determined genetically from your father and grandfathers.
A uniformly colored cock from base to tip is rare, especially for men with large penises who have more penile skin than the average man.
For Caucasian men, the natural skin colors can be a combination of:
For black and brown men, the natural skin colors can be a combination of:
For Asian, Latinos, Native American men, the natural skin color can be a combination of:
For mixed race men, the color of the penis can either match the color of your natural skin or can be slightly darker. Again, the cockhead and inner foreskin at the tip of the penis is usually a few shades lighter.
It is common for the penis and testicles to be darker than the rest of the body. The skin on our genitals is different than other body parts. This skin is very sensitive with more nerve endings to produce pleasure.
There are actually 4 different types of skin on our penis.
#1) The bulbous head - The gland is made up of smooth skin that shines and remains soft from natural oils secreted from ducts around the curved head (call the corona) and under the piss-slit.
For uncut guys, when we pull our foreskin all the way to the tip, our penis appears as one color. Retract it an you'll see the lighter tone of the inner foreskin.
For cut guys, your two-toned penis is always on display.
The lighter color skin may be due to the fact that there are more nerve endings on this sensitive area but the main fact is that there is less melanin producing cells there. A healthy penis comes in all colors.
The color of the blood can show through the sensitive skin on the penis. When our dicks get hard or after a serious pump-session, the added blood flow may make:
You don't have a problem if you're not sore, burning or stinging.
Yes, a penis can get bruised and turn purple and blue. It can happen from rough-housing in sports or from energetic sex and is a sign of injury to the blood vessels. For hung men, these injuries are more common when being ridden like a Pogo stick and the other person's pelvis misaligns and bends our big dick under their bouncing weight. That does not feel good!
Other injuries can occur from a zipper accident or from a blow in a sport match (wear your cup, guys). If bruising suddenly appears, go see a doctor right away as the blood vessels could be a sign of more serious trauma to your big boy.
Rub your head... the head on top of your shoulders... and notice how the skin along your beard is rougher than the skin on your forehead. When we shave, we scrape a sharp steel blade along the surface of your skin, causing the skin to thicken and protect itself.
This bodily reaction is similar for our genital skin when we shave our big cocks. The skin will react by thickening and appearing darker.
"I've noticed this with many of my athlete patients and to myself', admits Hudson. "The constant friction from sports underwear and supporters causes darkening in the crotch of men of all races. Mine has gone from glow-stick white in high school to light brown along the shaft by the end of college." This is due to the skin re-growing and thickening to protect the area from chafing.
When the penis changes colors other than from sexual activity, that's when you should be concerned.
As we said above, if your erect cock is traumatically bent and you see immediate bruising, the capillaries and veins have broken and blood is pooling outside of the penile vascular system. Don't be embarrassed by dropping your pants in a doctor's office and seek medical attention immediately.
Jock itch and other fungus can also change the color of the skin in the genital area to a darker or even reddish color. Usually the color changes before the skin starts to break and flake. It's better for your doctor to see your medical condition before your (ex) sex partners.
Keep it clean with a mild soap. Better yet, simply use a washcloth in the shower and avoid washing away those good natural oils. A washcloth gently removes dead skin cells and dried precum, semen and other people's bodily fluids after sex.
For uncircumcised men, it is important to remove a build-up of smegma from under your foreskin that can lead to a smelly penis, dry skin and bacterial infections.
Avoid applying thick body oils to your cock. This can clog pores and prevent moisture from evaporating. A large moist cock is a perfect breeding ground for fungal infections (you've got jock itch!).
Apply a penis cream that contains vitamin A, C & E to promote smooth skin. And the taste will not be offensive to someone who gives you a spontaneous blowjob.
For hung guys, a multi-colored penis is going to be more pronounced since there's more skin on it. But just remember, the natural color of penis skin is as unique as each man on earth. As long as there are no sudden changes in color, you and your dick are as normal as ever.
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The information on this website is based on personal research and experience. It is not a substitute for medical advice. Questions about your individual situation and health should be directed to your doctor.