It seems like most people prefer to date whites, and after having been exposed to other cultures, it's uncanny how much the "attractive" features resemble those of white Europeans.
The following may sound offensive to some, but it's simply what I've observed, and I think it is worth questioning.
Examples: In India, skin lightening is a multi-million dollar industry, and it's advertised on TV all the time.
East Asia uses skin lightening creams as well, and there are also makeup things for women which hold their eyelids up to make their eyes look bigger. There's even eyelid surgery, and nose surgery to make people's noses more pointy and narrow (European-like)
Skin lightening creams are also popular in Africa.
In Latin America, soap operas are always overrepresented with the people who have more Spanish ancestry, and less Native American ancestry.
Bollywood stars are always much, much lighter skinned than average Indians.
Even within white people, there is a strong preference for blue eyes and blonde hair. Colored contacts are very popular among people of all races.
White people are the tallest race on average.
White people are also one of the few races that can digest milk properly (Arabs, Indians, and certain Africans also can)
On dating sites, women of all races prefer white men to a large degree.
Men on dating sites seem to respond to all races of women except for black, but when asked the question "do you strongly prefer to date within your own race", nearly half of white men answered "yes". This might be because of the huge number of messages women get on dating sites, making men open to the idea of pursuing women whom they normally wouldn't pay attention to.
White countries are also seen as the most desirable.
So my question is... why all of that?
Most Helpful Girl
*shrug* no clue. maybe some things are just better. maybe its the golden ratio.
i do NOT think beauty is a social construct. for example, some of us are never around equine animals, but we still see the last listed here as most beautiful. therefore it is not a social construct, its simply beautiful.
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