How do Chinese and Korean beauty standards differ?

Similar, yet different The similarities are: -Both countries prefer light skin tones over dark skin tones -Both countries prefer slim bodies (sometimes to extremes as women constantly try to diet even though they don’t need to or is unhealthy) -Both countries prefer bigger eyes over smaller eyes. In Korea the majority of plastic surgery is… Continue reading How do Chinese and Korean beauty standards differ?

Why does South Korea have the biggest beauty industry (cosmetics, fashion, cosmetic surgery, etc.) in all of Asia?

It’s a good question. I think – and this is my theory – the more diverse a country is, the more lax the beauty standards are. Why? Because when you have a diverse population, you cannot really enforce any beauty standards as everyone is so different. Like in the USA, there’s so many different races… Continue reading Why does South Korea have the biggest beauty industry (cosmetics, fashion, cosmetic surgery, etc.) in all of Asia?