Double Eyelid

shuāng yǎnpí 双眼皮 = double eyelid

I learned this word at lunch yesterday. Apparently most westerners have it, and not all Chinese do. The Chinese seem to think it’s a beautiful feature. Somehow, it doesn’t sound beautiful when I say it…oh well. Here’s some more info on the physiological phenomenon.


  1. This is interesting, but I’m still unsure as to what it looks like. Perhaps a picture, or a link to a picture would be helpful….

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