Liu Shi Shi Leads Short List of C-actresses Notable for Having Swan’s Necks

Korean netizens have their own fixations on female star beauty with phrases like S-line, V-line, honey thighs, etc. that once understood is hard to unsee afterwards. C-netizens have their own preferences on what constitutes top starlet beauty and one such element is the “swan’s neck”, the long, lithe line of an actress lucky enough to be born with a very long neck. This is one body part that plastic surgery can’t touch and lends an actress that elegant ethereal visuals especially handy and prized in period dramas to help the flowy outfits look regal. Liu Shi Shi remains top of the search charts for having an undeniably beautiful swan’s neck, accentuated by her years of ballet training leading to great posture. Other C-actresses who have gotten the goddess moniker are also on the same short list of having swan’s necks including Crystal Liu, Zheng Shuang, and Fan Bing Bing, with rising stars like Mao Xiaotong and Wang Chu Ran also showcasing incredibly long necks to the delight of C-netizens. Continue reading

Actresses Personify the Ancient Chinese Beauty Look to Varying Degrees of Visual Success

Chinese period story fans are have very very high standards when it comes to opinions about onscreen period beauties. There’s modern beautiful which doesn’t always dovetail with period beauty wondrous, and in between plenty of pretty actresses have flailed in … Continue reading

Tang Yan Breaks From Candy Roles as Filming Starts on C-drama The Princess Weiyoung

I’m fairly curious about next year period C-drama The Princess Weiyoung (Jin Xiu Wei Yang), based on a non-typical Candy female lead C-novel called The Bastard Daughter is Poisonous. The drama finished casting last week with Tang Yan as the … Continue reading