Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

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Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

Postby Taiwan Luthiers » 05 May 2012, 09:47

In the summer I see ladies, who are often standing in traffic selling those white flowers, covered head to toe in thick clothings even though its over 35 degrees outside and very hot and sweaty. Is there a reason why these ladies are so well covered? Some say its to prevent from getting a tan, is that true? How do they avoid getting a heatstroke?
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Re: Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

Postby formosaobama » 05 May 2012, 10:01

I'm guessing they're more afraid of melanoma than heatstroke.
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Re: Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

Postby jimipresley » 05 May 2012, 10:23

Taiwan Luthiers wrote:In the summer I see ladies, who are often standing in traffic selling those white flowers, covered head to toe in thick clothings even though its over 35 degrees outside and very hot and sweaty. Is there a reason why these ladies are so well covered? Some say its to prevent from getting a tan, is that true? How do they avoid getting a heatstroke?

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Re: Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

Postby TheGingerMan » 05 May 2012, 11:08

This is one aspect of Taiwan that pisses me off to no end:
Certain ladies who will never even accomplish a single blade's worth of grass of manual labour, will expend untold amounts of time, energy, and cost to protect themselves from the deadly effects of either rain or sun which might happen to befall upon their vacant skulls in the 1.6 seconds that it takes them to traverse their fatuous bodies from a convenience store to their haphazardly parked & overheated SUV.
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Re: Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

Postby Indiana » 05 May 2012, 12:11

It's to avoid getting tanned. Many Asian women will go to great lengths to avoid even the slightest change of skin color from the sun, and will spend money on skin bleaching lotions and potions to make sure they look as ghostly as possible. To them, that's beautiful.

When my friend's TW wife was with us one weekend in Kending and came home with a SLIGHT suntan on her face (despite hiding herself from the sun the best she could), she was picked on and harassed incessantly by her coworkers and family members until the 'tan' wore off. She was mortified.
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Re: Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

Postby tommy525 » 05 May 2012, 12:41

yeah they want to look Japanese and not Indonesian or Philippina.

That said the sun is a killer on skin . MY then gf was only 22. And she had somewhat of a wrinkle around her eyes when she smiled (at 22). She loved sun and tans.
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Re: Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

Postby Impaler » 05 May 2012, 13:27

I had a coworker who loved getting seriously tan. Dead of skin cancer at 36.
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Re: Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

Postby tommy525 » 05 May 2012, 13:38

Impaler wrote:I had a coworker who loved getting seriously tan. Dead of skin cancer at 36.


WOW if thats not a powerful statement, I don't know what is ! Sad tale.
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Re: Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

Postby Taiwan Luthiers » 05 May 2012, 14:02

I saw on the news of a woman in the US who loved tans so much that she looks more black than most blacks I have ever met, and she's white.
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Re: Ladies who seems to wear a lot of clothing despite the heat

Postby shengou » 06 May 2012, 09:11

You're not going to get melanoma from normal daily outings. Evading the sun will do more damage than normal daily exposure will because your vitamin d levels will be too low. There is evidence that proper exposure to sunlight will reduce the risk of a large variety of cancers and also reduce the death rate of others, including melanoma. Melanoma is more likely caused by sunburns. So the more sunburns you've gotten, the more risk. So...spend some time in the sun everyday with more than your arms and legs exposed, maybe 30 minutes around noon (the time of day matters) if you're white, less if you're really pale, more if you're dark.

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