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Post by JWilliamson » Fri, 11 Jun 2010 9:44 am

What do you think is going to improve whith making your skin whiter? you still will continue disliking yourself and anyone that you consider too dark. best to love being you.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 11 Jun 2010 10:08 am

:lol:

They just want their skin to match their personalities - cadaverish! :cool:

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Post by JWilliamson » Fri, 11 Jun 2010 10:17 am

Im glad im color blind
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Post by nakatago » Fri, 11 Jun 2010 10:40 am

OP: I ask myself the same question whenever I see the multitude of skin whitening products advertised on television. But at least, this one's funny: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVS0iwQVBjI

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Post by februus » Fri, 11 Jun 2010 12:38 pm

the irony is that most people with whiter skin want it to be darker! The cosmetic industry worldwide is only interested in promoting something different to the norm...

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Post by poodlek » Fri, 11 Jun 2010 1:21 pm

Caucasian people think I'm a pasty freak and East Asians think I'm 'pure' looking. East Asians also consider me to be obese (I have a BMI of 24) and Indian people (well the men anyway) think I'm a goddess. Beauty truly is in the eye of the beholder, and there's only one beholder that counts!

Everybody (and it seems even exaggerated here in Asia) has a sense of lacking something, and there will always be some industry or another ready to capitalize on that, be it cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, diet, gyms, self-help, get rich quick schemes or dare I say even some religions. It's the way of advertising in a capitalist economy...it's only our cultural conditioning that makes certain things (for instance skin-whitening) seem ridiculous while others seem normal.

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Post by JWilliamson » Fri, 11 Jun 2010 2:33 pm

poodlek wrote:Caucasian people think I'm a pasty freak and East Asians think I'm 'pure' looking. East Asians also consider me to be obese (I have a BMI of 24) and Indian people (well the men anyway) think I'm a goddess. Beauty truly is in the eye of the beholder, and there's only one beholder that counts!

Everybody (and it seems even exaggerated here in Asia) has a sense of lacking something, and there will always be some industry or another ready to capitalize on that, be it cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, diet, gyms, self-help, get rich quick schemes or dare I say even some religions. It's the way of advertising in a capitalist economy...it's only our cultural conditioning that makes certain things (for instance skin-whitening) seem ridiculous while others seem normal.
Well put!
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