Although social stratification based on skin tone is not a novel concept in China, it has taken on a new dimension in recent decades due to the rise of commercialization and consumerism. As a result, cosmetic companies have capitalized on this opportunity to provide beauty products for women. Thus, there seems to be a correlation between colorism and consumerism. The ability to purchase these products provides women the illusion of privilege, agency, and social mobility Saraswati, This article examines the role of colorism in contemporary China and the perception of privilege that cosmetic whitening products generate for Chinese women.
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Differences in perceptions of beauty and cosmetic procedures performed in ethnic patients.
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