Who defines beauty?
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“Cool Like That”

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#1 Dec 29, 2012
It seems like White European physical features are used as the standard of beauty for all races. The closer a person comes to having White European features the more beautiful or handsome they are said to be.

Why do some non-White people accept this, and why do some non-White groups reject the beauty of their own race?

For example some Asians bleach their skin to look whiter and/or have surgery done to their eyes to make them rounder.

Some Black people (African Americans)insult other African Americans who have very dark skin, coarse hair texture; full lips; and broad noses.

Do Blacks, Asians, and other non-White groups truly believe that White features are prettier, more handsome, and more desirable than their own?

“Cool Like That”

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#2 Dec 29, 2012
Also some Blacks have said that biracial children who are part Black and part White, look better than Black children who are born to a Black mother and a Black father.

Even when they don't out right claim this, they subtly do it by going to the extreme to comment on how beautiful they think biracial children are.

By doing this, some Black adults are sending a message to full Black children that they are not attractive simply because they are full Black.

Every time a Black person uses the expression "Good Hair" to describe straighter less kinky hair, they also send a negative message to Black children that their hair is bad if it is not straight or more like the hair of Whites.

“esa hembra es mala”

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#3 Dec 29, 2012
Well on the Asian tip white skin has been valued before European contact..

For blacks though its colonialism. I'm not saying that Asians aren't a bit brainwashed because they are, I think a lot of Asians believe a lot what they see on Tv. Hispanics it's colonialism also.

My opinion is that some Europeans features are unique blue/green eyes blond/red hair and maybe that is where some of the craze comes from.

From like some Asians and other people but for blacks/hispanics it could colonialism..

“Cool Like That”

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#4 Dec 29, 2012
I'll be glad when Black people, particularly African Americans, embrace their beauty.

The only reason dark skin, coarser hair, fuller lips, and broader noses are considered by some to be unattractive features is because White Europeans said that they were.

Many Blacks have come to accept this negative assessment of them, and in fact they even help to perpetuate it by insulting members of their own race for having more pronounced African like features.

When I hear a Black person call another Black person "nappy head" or insult another Black person for being "too dark" or having big lips, I don't have much hope for Black people ever seeing the unique beauty within their own race.

“esa hembra es mala”

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#5 Dec 29, 2012
IkeLike wrote:
I'll be glad when Black people, particularly African Americans, embrace their beauty.
The only reason dark skin, coarser hair, fuller lips, and broader noses are considered by some to be unattractive features is because White Europeans said that they were.
Many Blacks have come to accept this negative assessment of them, and in fact they even help to perpetuate it by insulting members of their own race for having more pronounced African like features.
When I hear a Black person call another Black person "nappy head" or insult another Black person for being "too dark" or having big lips, I don't have much hope for Black people ever seeing the unique beauty within their own race.
My personal opinion is that overblown features on any race is unattractive period I don't care if you are white black asian if you have a huge a$$ nose some over sized lips that's not attractive.

At the same time a small a$$ nose too small lips is also unattractive.

As for as the kinky hair i think it's more on the line of manageability my opinion.

I can't classify a lot of features as Euro since most of the population carry a lot of features that euros carry

“Love Being Bantu Kenyan”

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Lamu, Kenya

#6 Dec 29, 2012
SXB

You are racist against your own west african race.

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#7 Dec 29, 2012
Of course WM are the ones who defines beauty in the world today and most people bought into it years ago. I have learned to love and appreciate black beauty but some features have always turned me off like super big lips. Despite my disgust of big lips I can honestly say that I appreciate all types of features on black people.

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#8 Dec 29, 2012
IkeLike wrote:
Also some Blacks have said that biracial children who are part Black and part White, look better than Black children who are born to a Black mother and a Black father.
Even when they don't out right claim this, they subtly do it by going to the extreme to comment on how beautiful they think biracial children are.
By doing this, some Black adults are sending a message to full Black children that they are not attractive simply because they are full Black.
Every time a Black person uses the expression "Good Hair" to describe straighter less kinky hair, they also send a negative message to Black children that their hair is bad if it is not straight or more like the hair of Whites.
I know too many people like this and I hate it. They also see little mixed kids as more innocent than the black ones.
brownskin_beauty

Houston, TX

#9 Dec 29, 2012
God and since we are made in his image
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#10 Dec 29, 2012
In modern society the media obviously defines and influence the worlds standard of beauty. What people see in fashion magazines and on the red carpet is what they call the meaning of beauty. People may not like it but that is how it is as long as they let it be that way.
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#11 Dec 29, 2012
^^ we not they

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#12 Dec 29, 2012
IkeLike wrote:
It seems like White European physical features are used as the standard of beauty for all races. The closer a person comes to having White European features the more beautiful or handsome they are said to be.
Why do some non-White people accept this, and why do some non-White groups reject the beauty of their own race?
For example some Asians bleach their skin to look whiter and/or have surgery done to their eyes to make them rounder.
Some Black people (African Americans)insult other African Americans who have very dark skin, coarse hair texture; full lips; and broad noses.
Do Blacks, Asians, and other non-White groups truly believe that White features are prettier, more handsome, and more desirable than their own?
not me i love my polynesain look wouldnt change a thing i think asains and blacks do have that image problem due 2 in media the lack of showin em

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#13 Dec 29, 2012
KenyanBoy wrote:
SXB
You are racist against your own west african race.
somalians in my eyes r the least attractive africans

“me! chee hoo! LOL!”

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New Zealand

#14 Dec 29, 2012
StupidlyAwesome wrote:
^^ we not they
nicole kidman will never b pretty in my eyes even if mags tell me so

Odinist

“Viking.”

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#15 Dec 29, 2012
Beauty is whatever whiteman likes.

“me! chee hoo! LOL!”

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New Zealand

#16 Dec 29, 2012
Odinist wrote:
Beauty is whatever whiteman likes.
true dat but dont shove it in our face if we dont like it lol i wouldnt say any1 is ugly but i just dont like skin on woman its mayb a major thing what defines beauty 2 me have the best feature but u 2 white no thanks
Priests Up Your Arse

Chesterfield, UK

#17 Dec 29, 2012
Samoan Irish wrote:
<quoted text>true dat but dont shove it in our face if we dont like it lol i wouldnt say any1 is ugly but i just dont like skin on woman its mayb a major thing what defines beauty 2 me have the best feature but u 2 white no thanks
You can never tell whether a Samoan is a man or a woman, even when they take their clothes off there's not much in it cause the men have titties too.

“me! chee hoo! LOL!”

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#18 Dec 29, 2012
Priests Up Your Arse wrote:
<quoted text>
You can never tell whether a Samoan is a man or a woman, even when they take their clothes off there's not much in it cause the men have titties too.
lol same with black woman or white they resemble the men of there race lol yes love the big assets on samoan chicks lol asian with big breast ha ha ha ha

“me! chee hoo! LOL!”

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New Zealand

#19 Dec 29, 2012
Samoan girls have good asain hair and brown skin like samoan man ha ha ha yes creation of a samoan adam chee hoo

“Love Being Bantu Kenyan”

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Lamu, Kenya

#20 Dec 29, 2012
Samoan Irish wrote:
<quoted text>somalians in my eyes r the least attractive africans
Âsshole

Why are you following me? can't you see I am ignoring you? I don't want to fck your stinky âss, piss off, don't post to me!!

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