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#1 melody

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 01:23 PM

Here i am again sharing what i read in a blog...I just added some of my words to it :D

We have noticed that most foreigners like darker skin..but most Filipinas like to whiten their skin. Skin-whitening....probably one of the most popular and the best sellers in the Philippines and in other Asian countries.Don't you think?


While some western people spend lots of money to achieve a darker skin, some Filipinos spend theirs on skin-whitening products.:blink::lol: Well, surprise! Some people would do anything to get that tan beach babe look when some already had it but are still trying to get rid of it. That's just the way things are, we want what we don't have…it's a human mistake,jejeje. We don't appreciate what God gave us. Maybe he made us different so someone else could appreciate those differences. Just imagine if everyone looks alike, its like removing the colors of a rainbow…huh.


Some filipinos are born with a lighter skin tone. When those have lighter skin want darker skin, people would say " :o Are you crazy?!". Why they react like that? Some would like to just want to try something new… But by doing that,they will be changing themselves and I don't know how they could inspire fellow filipinos not to change themselves too..jejeje.


We could know that in some parts of the world, there are people who appreciate their/our /your darker-skinned beauty and would actually want to have some characteristics they have. ;)


I don't think it would also be good for the businesses and the economy if filipinos suddenly stop buying these skin-whitening products because there are a lot of companies who are dedicated in selling these products.

To be fair..ok..ok..I guess we should just let people do whatever they want to make themselves happy…:)

Edited by melody, 25 November 2011 - 01:24 PM.

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#2 dontron64

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 07:44 AM

One of the first things my wife asked me for/about was what type of skin whiteners did we have in the US? I told her "ah, NONE!, most girls in the US are paying good money to darken their complexion and you guys are doing the exact opposite". Another example of the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.

Edited by dontron64, 22 December 2011 - 07:45 AM.

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#3 Mr. Lee

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 02:30 PM


To be fair..ok..ok..I guess we should just let people do whatever they want to make themselves happy…:)


I agree that we should do as we wish to do, but at what possible physical cost. We were all created as we are, so using products to change that or having operations can endanger our lives. IMHO no one should use any product they do not have to use, and skin whiteners or skin tanning chemicals are not necessary for others to accept and want us. If it is then IMO we are with the wrong person.

As you wrote, we all seem to seek to change how we were born, but if we truly believe in a higher power, would not changing what he made us be an insult to him, sort of telling him he made a mistake.



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#4 melody

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 07:33 PM

One of the first things my wife asked me for/about was what type of skin whiteners did we have in the US? I told her "ah, NONE!,


:lol: You know..you make me laugh.... But then how much good money she is spending to whiten her skin? :unsure:

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