The fox-eye trend, where one applies make-up, pulls on their face or undergoes plastic surgery so the eyes and brows appear to slant upwards, is unapologetic cultural appropriation.
On them, this “manufactured” eye shape is beautiful.
On Asians however, this inborn eye shape is a feature to make fun of.
Yet in the 21st century, these Asian features have suddenly transformed into beauty trends for non-Asian people.
Skin color, eye shape and physical features make people not merely “sensitive,” but vulnerable.