Cosmetics Brand Pulls, Then Reinstates, Weird Blackface AdJenna Sauers11/27/12 5:00pmFiled to: RacismblackfaceIllamasqua blackfaceBlackface makeup adillamasquatweet209EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkAfter Illamasqua posted this clearly blackface-inspired holiday makeup ad to the company's Australian Facebook page it promptly attracted dozens upon dozens of critical comments. After we blogged about the image, the U.K.-based company first took the Facebook post down. Then it put it back up. Because why not! It's only a makeup ad. That refers to centuries of hateful racist imagery. To sell makeup.