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Beauty filters drastically impact young South Asian women's self-esteem. Illustration by Nadège

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Mirror, Mirror on the Phone: How Social Media Beauty Filters Impact South Asian Women

Posted Thu 15 Sep 2022 - 11:24 | 657 views

Young women in South Asia struggle with the society's obsession of fair skin and eurocentric features all their lives, so beauty filters on social media apps have been providing them what many home remedies have failed to offer. But how are these tech solutions impacting their self-esteem? Areej Akhtar discusses.