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And yet, scrolling through social media posts in recent months has brought those memories flooding back thanks to a new beauty trend: “fox eyes.”

Even the term “almond eyes,” she says, which is being used to describe the shape of fox eyes, has long been used to describe the shape of Asian eyes.

Credit: Courtesy @chungiyooShe points to Hollywood’s uncomfortable past in the appropriating the shape of Asian eyes.

Asian American makeup artist Marc Reagan said when he first spotted the fox eye trend, he didn’t think it was problematic.

‘Am I taking it down the path where it turns from being a simple makeup trend into appropriation?'”

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