In a world where the standard of beauty keeps evolving, having clear, white skin seemingly never gets out of style. Thanks to the power of mass media platforms — such as television, print, and social media — this ideal of beauty has amplified reach.
Due to this particular standard of beauty, bearing fair skin offers better opportunities of entering show business.
This is the reason why many celebrities and TV personalities we look up to have fair complexion. Their onscreen endorsements lure and influence us into buying the various skin-whitening products that they plug.
Check out these female celebrities who have “Snow White” skin.
1. KIM DOMINGO
2. VICKIE RUSHTON
3. ARCI MUNOZ
4. JULIA MONTES
5. SOFIA ANDRES
6. YASSI PRESSMAN
7. SUE RAMIREZ
8. COLEEN GARCIA
9. BEA ALONZO
10. LOISA ANDALIO
11. JESSY MENDIOLA
12. MARIAN RIVERA
13. JULIA BARRETTO
14. LIZA SOBERANO
History has shown that many Filipinos have favored mestizo and mestiza skin tones ever since the 16th century. This is a direct cause of our colonialization by the Spaniards when they occupied the Philippines for three centuries.
No wonder why Doña Victorina of Jose Rizal’s timeless novel “Noli Me Tangere” wore too much makeup in a desperate attempt to look Caucasian.
However, to quote from Kapamilya star Nadine Lustre, “C’mon, guys. It’s 2017.” True beauty should not be defined by color or race. One must not place too much importance on fair skin, especially since Filipinos are naturally darker. We should all bear in mind that personality plays a huge role.
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