The sun is damn strong in SE Asia. Again, interesting and insightful post Lani! I love positive narratives on how we stand up for ourselves and accept what makes us unique. I see some women here in the states that are just a little too tan. I seriously did not realize that my skin is naturally very light golden Chinese in the areas that never had sun exposure until I met my Caucasian partner. Chinese hair is less dense than Western hair with fewer hairs per square centimeter of scalp. Good point Bigfujiyama and lucabrasi.
While many white people look ugly as hell with tan orange skin. As a result hair dyes for Asian women are made with green that cancels out red while those for European women are made with violet that cancels out the yellow-orange undertones. While holding a cast made of Peking Man in the s, Chinese archeologist Jia Lan told National Geographic, "This skull has some characteristic of modern Chinese people. Additional giveaways are planned. All skin contains about the same number of melanocytes but the amount of melanin they produce varies. Hope you have a nice start to the week too, Klaus. So is Asia just where Europe was like 80 years ago?
Of course, now would be good, too. Several American newspapers used the term, including Ohio paper The Sandsuky Register , which ran a story in June with the following passage: Chompoo has got to be one of the most popular and rich Thai celebrities of all time. It made me think of things like old women dying their hair purple kind of thing westerners do not understand article. But Cambodia, just like its sister Asian countries, loves its light-skinned celebrities.
Take the controversial Chinese laundry detergent commercial. What you need to remember is that you are perfect the way you are. I think one of the reasons why skin tone is such an issue is because it says a lot about the culture. In the mid s, young Japanese with natural, bottled and booth tans were common sights. Yet, you can hardly tell how the beauty standards evolve in the coming future. Not to mean offensive, just want to point out the truth.