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Old 05-06-2014, 08:27 AM
 
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1. Korea: Notorious for having a strict beauty standard including ideals such as size of face (small as a compact disk) and head-to-body height ratio. Sometimes it feels as though Korean beauty standard runs counter-intuitive to their own natural ethnic features particularly anything to do with the eyes and size of face. It could be argued that the standard is so strict that many resort to plastic surgery to achieve it.

2. Philippines: Most Filipinos seem to agree that those with mixed heritage, especially with Spanish or Chinese heritage, are more attractive than native unmixed ones. These features are typically concentrated among the upper and elite class.

3. Cambodia: Light skin tone is highly valued but is more common among foreign immigrants and those mixed with them rather than native Khmer Cambodians.

4. Thailand: Luk khrueng, those with mixed Thai and other origins particularly European and Chinese, are considered highly attractive in Thai culture and enjoy numerous advantages in media. A good deal of Thais in Bangkok have foreign admixture while the ones in Northeastern and Southern Thailand less so and are deemed less desirable.

5. India: European features are likely preferable to Dravidian ones from what I've experienced.

6. China: I'm no expert but the ideal Chinese beauty appears to require a specific set of gene combination to achieve in particular the "melon seed face".

7. Vietnam: Pale skin is desirable but difficult to achieve living in a tropical climate. Nutritional demands remains a bottleneck for many.

8. Japan: Makeup is a necessity but the standards are achievable by many with enough money and time.
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:31 AM
 
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You left off big eyes, straight nose, etc. Plastic surgery in Korea is starting to be the norm. Sad really.

My female Korean co-workers all had large mirrors on their desk and constantly obsessed over themselves 24/7.

Not sure Koreans would make it without mirrors. haha
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:37 AM
 
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All the countries suffer from a complex. I thin kyou all know what it is
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:37 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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I would say a lot of Chinese and Indian women are actually more casual about appearance, don't wear makeup.etc.
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:38 AM
 
Location: West Jakarta + Tangerang
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Race or Mixture of Races has been banned from this forum, why would you do again??
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:43 AM
 
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I would say a lot of Chinese and Indian women are actually more casual about appearance, don't wear makeup.etc.
Yeah, hence why I rate them near the bottom (more realistic).
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:46 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Yeah, hence why I rate them near the bottom (more realistic).
Yes you have the Shanghai glamour girls, but they are still a minority...I'd put Japan above China too.

In India or Sri Lanka or China, for instance, even women with a lot of body hair, like hair on their legs, might not shave, which would be shocking to most western woman or even women in more developed parts of Asia.
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:54 AM
 
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The strange thing about Japan is that I rarely if ever see a strongly unattractive woman. Perhaps plain but never really what I would consider ugly. I not sure if this is due to my inability to judge or due to the power of makeup and beauty products. Most just seem to be near and around the beauty standard, they aren't as unique looking, but never stray too far I think. Homogeneity certainly plays a big role.
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:58 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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I heard that in Japan,women MUST put on makeups if they are out,otherwise they're considered very impolite.
Best example for gender inequality in a fully advanced country tbqh.
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Old 05-06-2014, 09:12 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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The strange thing about Japan is that I rarely if ever see a strongly unattractive woman. Perhaps plain but never really what I would consider ugly. I not sure if this is due to my inability to judge or due to the power of makeup and beauty products. Most just seem to be near and around the beauty standard, they aren't as unique looking, but never stray too far I think. Homogeneity certainly plays a big role.
Interesting, that's kinda true in a way...few of them seem that stunning either, although quite a few are sort of pretty/cute.
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