"but, i just love your culture so much"

Appropriating cultural attire in order to turn a multitude of different Desi cultures into exotic paraphernalia as a means of promoting your brand, is not an excuse to wear the bindi.
The Bindi (the name for the forehead adornment in Punjabi just one out of many cultures that wear the bindi) is a Desi adornment it is not an accessory of expression for New Age followers or a “tribal, exotic, middle-eastern dot” as so many media outlets have stated.

Appropriating cultural attire in order to turn a multitude of different Desi cultures into exotic paraphernalia as a means of promoting your brand, is not an excuse to wear the bindi.

The Bindi (the name for the forehead adornment in Punjabi just one out of many cultures that wear the bindi) is a Desi adornment it is not an accessory of expression for New Age followers or a “tribal, exotic, middle-eastern dot” as so many media outlets have stated.

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