Skip navigation! Story from Politics. My great-grandmother was a widow and a landowner in China who lost everything during the Communist Revolution.
A before and after mockup from the writer's consultation. You may have heard the song. Gangnam is renowned for its culture of beauty and style.
The word conjures images, vivid and distinct: blinking lights around a set menu in a restaurant window. Dark martial arts studios in deep basements with bearded men dispensing ancient secrets of self-defense. The ever-present smell of cooking rice, its steam scenting everything in the building with a moist sweetness.
Twenty-five-year-old Xiahn Nishi, who previously went by Max, studied in South Korea and loved the culture there so much that he decided to alter his eyes to reflect that. He found a doctor to permanently close the inner corners of his eyes and inject the acid — often used in cosmetic procedures — to plump up them up. Nishi went through 10 procedures to get the look.
Growing up in Vancouver, WA a predominantly white areaI remember feeling a discomfort toward my features. This adjective was supposedly meant as a compliment, but the meaning of that word is "introduced from another country, not native to the place where found. We are not anchored in the same way, making it easy for us to lose our identities or feel lost trying to navigate the intersection between our cultures.
Show less Translated literally, ulzzang means "best face" in Korean, but the term has expanded in popular culture to refer to a subtle South Korean style. Originally used to refer to the large eyes, small lips, high nose bridges, and pale milky complexion of Korean fashion models, ulzzang status became popular in the wake of Cyworld picture contests, in which voters would select among the most stylish photographs submitted.
Since my last article about the rise of Asian AmericaI wanted to get more personal about what it means to be Asian American today and attempt to characterize this group of people better. I talked to fifteen different varieties of Asian Americans and I wrote this in a way that tries to capture that variety. I used the first-person voice for this. Other than the parts where you might tell is my true voice, the other voices are amalgamations of the voices I heard.
Your ethnicity isn't something you can apply in the morning and remove with a washcloth after a long day — but one Youtuber who goes by the name VenusAngelic doesn't seem to have gotten the memo. If the name VenusAngelic sounds familiar to you, it's probably because she has a fan page on Facebook with overLikesalmostsubscribers on Youtube, and over 80 million Youtube views in total. She's a white, year-old South London native who is famous for looking and dressing like a doll.
Each year, thousands of people - particularly women in Asia - undergo plastic surgery to westernise their look. Procedures range from double eyelid surgery, to nose and chin augmentation. But in a complete reversal, a year-old Brazilian student has gone under the knife to make himself to look Asian. Xiahn Nishi, who was previously named Max, underwent 10 procedures to give himself single eyelids, typical of those of Asian ethnicity, and make his eyes appear smaller.