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    Not Fair: India’s Obsession with Fair Skin

    Do you ever think about how different your life would be if you were more or less attractive? How would people treat you? Is beauty really as subjective as the phrase “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” suggests? Or is it actually objective, quantifiable by such concepts as the Golden Ratio? What exactly do people consider attractive, anyways? If the availability of fairness creams in India is of any indication, it seems that fair skin is the epitome of beauty. Which further leads me to question … What’s with this obsession with fair skin tones? Why are Asian communities (not just Indian) pining over something so trivial as a…