Being Asked The Question ‘Where Are You From?’

Curiosity is often one of the main reasons one asks about a person’s ethnicity. ‘Where are you from?’ is one of the most common questions that many cultural minorities are asked. When I was younger, I would always respond with ‘I’m from Auckland.’ As I got older, I began to respond with ‘I’m from New … More Being Asked The Question ‘Where Are You From?’

Why Do Some Asians Aspire to Western Ideals of Beauty?

There is no denying that a huge influence of Caucasian beauty ideals is absorbed by Asians. There are some that are really a pet peeve for me and others that I can understand. Others are unrelated to Western standards, and are simply the way someone wants to look like. Of course, there is some generalisation, … More Why Do Some Asians Aspire to Western Ideals of Beauty?

Racial Diversity in the Fashion Industry

In bustle.com it states that “The fashion industry as a whole is notoriously bad at encouraging diversity and a truly representative runway.” Fashion is a global multi-billion dollar business that often silently discriminates or represents a lack of diversity. As usual when I browse Model agencies to look at my favourite models, I can never get … More Racial Diversity in the Fashion Industry

Taiwanese Beauty Bloggers Hair Tutorials / 台灣美妝部落客

I remember when I was younger, I loved doing everyone’s hair in the house. It was part of my night time routine, and one day my Auntie gave me a book on different hair styles. That was my first introduction to french braids, different ponytails and beautiful curly hair. At the time I didn’t have … More Taiwanese Beauty Bloggers Hair Tutorials / 台灣美妝部落客