Most East Asians yearn to be pale, my Hong Kong-born sisters included. (Ironically, they're more naturally tan, while I'm the palest of the bunch). I remember seeing whitening creams on their bathroom vanity, and being scared because my mom had once told me Michael Jackson used bleaching creams to turn himself white.
Madelyn Chung is a freelance journalist specializing in lifestyle content and issues of identity, race, representation and diversity. She is the former Style editor of HuffPost Canada and has bylines in FLARE, FASHION, Yahoo! and Strong Fitness Magazine.
He said it in passing, muttering it under his breath as if he was disgusted or annoyed. I was in the middle of texting a friend when it happened. Rage and shock filled inside of me. Who the hell was this racist man and how dare he use this slur towards me?
07/06/2016 10:16 EDT
You'll be seeing red in no time.
08/11/2015 08:27 EDT
Full disclosure: I'm not a Kim Kardashian fan. But in today's day and age, it's hard to escape the Kardashian-Jenner clan (especially as a fashion writer), because let's face it, whether we love or loathe them, we all have a certain fascination with the royal family of reality TV.
07/24/2015 12:34 EDT
A fashionable first family, indeed! The Obamas got all dressed up on Sunday to attend the Easter service at Alfred Street
04/06/2015 11:37 EDT
My hair has always been my security blanket. If I was feeling shy, I'd hide behind it. If I wanted to catch a cute guy's attention, I'd flip it over while walking by. It wasn't until recently I noticed a movement going on, and suddenly, female celebs known for their long hair were opting for shorter, chicer chops. So, I decided to take the plunge, and chop off my coveted locks.
02/12/2015 12:57 EST
When I first heard the word "vajacial," I was instantly intrigued. Let's face it, anything with the word "vag" in it is an attention grabber (admit it -- that's probably why you clicked on this story). The service is exactly what the name sounds like -- a facial for your vaginal area.
02/09/2015 05:56 EST
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