At least that what seems to be the case when it comes to beauty.
I guess Scandinavia has this market covered.
But even in Japan, polls cite pale skin as the leading asset regarding a woman's beauty.
Maybe it has something to do with colonization by Europeans and the Geisha of times past.
Recent video that attempted to mimic The Jackson 5 (In black face and all) in Australia seems to hint at that country's leaning in regards to beauty.
Nicole Kidman, Portia De Rossi and Cate Blanchette are often cited as the country's most beautiful.
While Aboriginals (such as these) get the low spot on the skin color influenced index.
Most of these Aboriginal models would pass for white in most situations.
The same could not be said of this Aboriginal lady.
The above Bollywood actress could be from almost anywhere.
But these Dalits are definitely from India's lower caste.
This photo from a Mexican Playboy magazine could be from any European influenced country.
But this is the image that is generally associated with Mexico.