July 15, 2010
When we heard about the skin-lightening app for the profile pictures of Indian Facebook users, it struck us as one of many examples of people adopting a look outside of their own ethnicity. Some feel pressure to conform to the dominant beauty standard; others just want to flout convention. Clearly, stars are prone to doing it.
by Shiwani Srivastava onMay 13, 2010
It turns out that the effects of skin whiteners can be reversed. An explainer.
by Shiwani Srivastava onSeptember 30, 2009
Sammy Sosa’s new vampire complexion is a jarring reminder that, from the Dominican Republic to Dakar to New Delhi, white is still right, yellow is still mellow and if you’re black, get back.
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