As you can see from above, ALL of these suppositions are false. There is a long and heartbreaking history to anti-Asian racism in the US, and in the years since Asians specifically the Chinese began immigrating here, the tactics have changed but the racism has not. Your characters with small, rounded, prominent eyes can be beautiful! There is more to an Asian character than their eye shape. And then we have the other end of the spectrum: fetishization. The phrase seems so neutral, so innocuous. Anti-Asian racism often focuses on a few key points, and one of those is our eyes.
Lylah. Age: 26.
The phrase seems so neutral, so innocuous.
Bridget. Age: 25.
See, that’s what the app is perfect for.
In fact, makeup artist JeannieO, in the Philippines, compiled a list of seven different types of monolids alone: StudioBox Different Types of Monolids. We get a lot of questions about how to write Asian eyes. Monolids do not make a person exotic. Yeah, it took me this entire wall of text to get here.