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Trapped by Eurocentric Beauty: the Ubiquity of Skin Bleaching

  For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to be pretty. What ‘pretty’ meant was a mystery to me. In some ways, it still remains one. In the eyes of many African and Asian girls, ‘pretty’ entails Eurocentric features. Lighter pigmentation, lighter eye colour, a narrow nose; everything that is connected… Continue reading Trapped by Eurocentric Beauty: the Ubiquity of Skin Bleaching