Monday, March 24, 2014
Article - The politics of beauty, Philippine edition
And even if we ourselves don’t look Caucasian, beauty products being sold can “help” us be more “white”: skin whiteners, skin cleaning solutions that make us look less oily (to the point of stripping essential oils from our skin), and hair dye for hair color that is more in the genetic lineage of Caucasians.
So what’s this all about? Why do we have, for want of a better term, an ideal for beauty that isn’t Filipino at all?
Read more at the Philippine Online Chronicle