We all have endured that annoying Aunty, cousin, friend, colleague that just is too damn sensitive about our “flaws” (which society has defined of course) what I mean here is, you’re having a conversation you’re pretty confident and feel ok about yourself. You even accept and kinda like that flaw that most people wouldn’t. For […]Read more "Unconventional Beauty: Own it!"
As promised it’s time to get down to nitty and gritty world of Pakistani beauty perceptions and its challenges. Let’s face it, we don’t all look like those poster girls they broadcast to us, most of us our averagely looking. However, thanks to Pakistani ridiculous beauty standards some of us don’t even pass the “average” […]Read more "Unconventional Beauty: Perspectives"
The South Asian Pakistani community has been obsessed with skin pigmentation for decades. Unfortunately this trend is still at its peak, even in England. In England the main reason for why I believe this obsession still exists is because of the older generation. Those are the ones who carried this ideology with them when […]Read more "South Asian Beauty Standards; the Startling Perplexing Syndrome Part I Written by Hajra Khan, Collaboration with Author of The Human Lens"
I know your all intelligent beings that don’t really care about one’s pigmentation. Nonetheless, I need to get this of my chest. In 2014 and also perhaps late 2013, there has been a trend emerging on social sites, where people name themselve after their pigmentation. For example, “light skin [person’s name]”. Another trend has been […]Read more "Light Skin VS Dark Skin."