Thanks to the many colonizers that have conquered our shores, we've all been blessed with a mix of different races and nationalities. The Chinese were a big portion of that, leaving behind a big and vibrant community. Because of this, a big portion of Filipinos have been mixed with the Chinese gene, which would manifest in the small, chinky eyes many of us have today. I
f you have this particular feature, then you can definitely be considered a chinita beauty. And just like other beauty features uniquely Filipina (just like the morena girls), chinita girls also go through a specific set of trials and struggles because of their smaller eye shape. Since we would love to celebrate all the gorgeous chinita girls out there, we put together a list of all the things only you can relate to in hopes of uniting everyone, having a few laughs, and even embracing the eyes you were born with.
1. People always ask me if I'm okay because I look like I cried, or that I just woke up.
Girl, I was born this way, deal with it.
2. My eyeliner almost always smudges and results in panda eyes.
Having monolids is totally a legit struggle. Believe me.
Yep, mascara just ain't enough.
4. Everyone always assumes I can translate Chinese signs or convos just by looking at me.
Um, not really, okay?
5. And please don't just assume I'm some math genius.
I mean, I totally could be, but that's just borderline stereotyping.
Read the full article, 10 Things Only Chinita Girls Can Relate To, on Candymag.com
*Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.
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