In this episode, we speak with Amrit, a Master’s graduate from Vancouver. She talks to us about her thesis on skin lightening within the South Asian community. We discuss global beauty standards, shadeism, and standing up for the act of self love. Tune in as we talk about what has changed and what has stayed the same in the realm of beauty ideals.. Check out more of Amrit here:

We will be back with a new segment of Brown Girl’s Guide to Survival on our next episode. In the meantime, get more BG in your life by visiting them at & following them on all social media things.

Music on today’s show brought to you be the ever fab Leo Kalyan. Go buy his EP Silver Linings on iTunes. You’ll thank us.

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