Sabtu, 12 Oktober 2013

The 'white Skin' Standard In Filipina Beauty

So instead of opting for those expensive over-the-counter creams, why not use papaya? Its natural properties will remove skin blemishes, pimples, dark patches and do much more! Beauty uses of papaya Since the fruit is a good source of Vitamin A and Papain which is a kind of protein, it helps in removing dead skin cells, along with breaking down the inactive proteins. If you apply a finely grounded paste of raw papaya on your face, it will help reduce pimples and blemishes! Mashed papaya can be used for treating the sore and cracked heels.

But Freida Pinto opted to display her goods a variant way on Friday, exposing her chest in a sheer, polka-dotted blouse to attend a screening of The Fifth Estate at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York City. Attempting to pose in a more refined look, the Slumdog Millionare actress, 28, sported an athletic black bra beneath her see-through button-down, instead of a suggestive under garment. Scroll down for video Not your best look! Freida sported an unflattering sheer blouse as she attended a screening of The Fifth Estate at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York City on Friday Yet, the ever stylish star offset her exotic beauty by appearing quite frumpy, pairing her shirt with a flowing, white eyelet skirt. Sporting high heels could have helped her cause by elongating her lean legs, but Freida preferred to wear black Ferragamo flats.

After the Spaniards came the Americans, and this pigment-less ideal of beauty was carried over, too. With the advent of technology and mass media, this love for the Western standard of beauty has been preserved by Pinoys up to this day. It is the kind of thinking where we consider the colonizers standards as better and superior; a standard we have to imitate. Thats just how this white skin fascination of the Pinoys came to be.

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Venezuelans have trouble agreeing on anything these days, whether it's who really won the election to replace Hugo Chavez or who to blame for this South American nation's mounting economic woes. But for a few gala-filled hours, they put all that aside to embrace a shared national obsession: beauty. In what is traditionally the country's most-watched television event, millions tuned in Thursday night to watch as 18-year-old Migbelis Castellanos was crowned Miss Venezuela. The 5-foot-7-inch, green-eyed blonde is a political science and communications college student from the state of Zulia. The youngest of 26 finalists competing for the crown, she'll represent Venezuela at next year's Miss Universe pageant.

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