The textured skin, sometimes hairy, on the breast surrounding the nipple. It is the same color or close to the same color as the nipple but it is not the nipple. Colors very from pale light pinks and reds to light brown or dark brown, almost black, depending on the persons skin tone. Sizes range from small coins to as large as drink coasters. Both color and size may change with heat, cold, stimulation, hormones, or pregnancy.
He placed his cold fingers on her areolae, it reacted to his touch, it was sexy time, very nice!
Her areolae were much small and lighter in color before she had her baby.