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24 Things That Bring Utter And Immense Joy To Desi Girls

Watching your guests leave and then murdering that plate of samosas. <3

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1. Getting your upper lip freshly threaded.

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2. Getting through an entire episode of your favourite show without your internet conking out even once.

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3. Doing a besharam dance with your girls.

4. Hearing a desi guy talk in favour of women's rights.

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5. Eyeing cuties at shaadis with your cousins or friends. / Via Dharma Productions

6. Finding out about desi girl badassery.

7. Finally performing that kickass dance you've practised for weeks with your crew at your friend's wedding.

8. Getting done with an amazing waxing sesh.

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OMG I'm so smoooooth.

9. Looking in the mirror just after having your brows groomed.

10. Being asked out by a member of another ethnicity without being exoticised.

I'm not your mysterious desert princess genie goddess? Nice.

11. Executing a perfectly brewed sarcastic response.

12. Executing flawlessly dramatic replies in everyday conversations.

13. Not being stared down, like, once in your life while out and about in your city.

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14. Entering a mall and feeling the air conditioner blow magic onto your melted face because it's, like, 400 degrees outside.

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15. Looking fresh AF even at the end of a family function.

16. Finally finding brown girl friendly make-up.

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Since, you know, most of it is catered to much lighter skin (read: white).

17. Watching your annoying relatives leave.

18. And stuffing your face with the snacks they spared.

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19. Getting your clothes back from the tailor and they fit perfectly.


20. Checking your kajal in the afternoon and not seeing panda eyes.

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21. Getting your nose pierced and not getting an ugz piercing pimple the next morning.

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22. Finding traditional accessories that go perfectly with your jeans-and-top look because sanskaari can be sexy too.

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23. Swearing in your native language after and letting it alllll out.

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24. Watching mom walk into the room with chai and fries.

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