Understanding China, One Blog at a Time

An American in China

In China White is Right

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 8, 2010


The Chinese have a few insecurities about their looks. One of these is the color of their skin. They readily call themselves “huang se” or yellow. They dislike it if their skin is dark yellow or black as they call it. As such, they have a ton of creams that purport to make their skin the pearliest of white…..

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