There is a long and heartbreaking history to anti-Asian racism in the US, and in the years since Asians specifically the Chinese began immigrating here, the tactics have changed but the racism has not. Your characters with thin, angular, narrow eyes can be beautiful. The phrase seems so neutral, so innocuous. In fact, makeup artist JeannieO, in the Philippines, compiled a list of seven different types of monolids alone: StudioBox Different Types of Monolids. Fetishization treats us as if our ethnic background makes us exotic, interchangeable dolls, where the most important thing about us is our race.
Giuliana. Age: 20.
If you want to cause serious flinching in your readers, kill off a beloved character instead of being racist, okay?
Reyna. Age: 31.
See, that’s what the app is perfect for.
BunBun, a beauty blogger in Singapore, actually has two great posts describing Asian eyes and some makeup tips, for those of you interested in that! In fact, I see her work floating around Tumblr all the time without any attribution to her, so here you go! Racism posits a few things about Asians, like:.