Some articles on skin radiance, skin:
... men were allowed to marry the perceived more attractive women, who tended to have fair skin, the upper classes of a society generally tended to develop a lighter complexion than the lower classes by sexual selection (se ... found no preference for attractiveness of females based on lighter skin color, bringing into question the universality of earlier studies that had exclusively ... Today, skin bleaching is not uncommon in parts of the world such as Africa, and a preference for lighter-skinned women generally holds true for African Americans, Latin Americans ...
Famous quotes containing the words radiance and/or skin:
“The complete life, the perfect pattern, includes old age as well as youth and maturity. The beauty of the morning and the radiance of noon are good, but it would be a very silly person who drew the curtains and turned on the light in order to shut out the tranquillity of the evening. Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.”
—W. Somerset Maugham (18741965)
“The hand I burned and whose skin is shriveled like that of a mummys is less sensitive than the other to cold or heat. My soul is the same; it passed through fire.”
—Gustave Flaubert (18211880)