Some people in the Philippines practice skin whitening because pale skin is historically associated with wealth in Asian culture. Laborers worked outside in the sun while the aristocracy stayed inside and became paler. T... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

Some popular skin-whitening products include Kose White-Science Premium Revolution and Meladerm by Civant Skincare. Another popular skin-whitening product is Palmer's Skin Success Eventone Fade Milk. More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care

The most effective whitening lotions vary by skin type and skin tone, but as of 2014, the top-rated ones are Clarins Bright HP Hydrating Day Lotion SPF 20 and the Proactiv Dark Spot Corrector. These products are rated hi... More »

Traditions in the Philippines include a special form of engagement known as pamanhikan, wedding sponsorship, foods served at special occasions and several holidays. Modern culture in the Philippines is influenced by a co... More »

China's influence over the Philippines extends to its economy, businesses, politics, culture, and relationships with other foreign powers. China also influences traditions in the Philippines, such as the celebration of C... More »

The three social classes of the ancient Philippines society were Maginoo, Timawa and Alipin. These classes followed the social model of upper class, middle class and lower class. More »

The Legend of the Banana from the Philippines is the story of how the first banana came to be. There are many versions of the legend. More »