Indian Women Whiten Their Skin, Fight The Patriarchy

Today's New York Times has a disturbing yet wholly unsurprising story about the expanding market in India for skin-whitening creams. Apparently global cosmetics companies like Avon, Garnier, Body Shop (?!) and Vichy (advertisement above) are taking on longtime market leader Fair & Lovely to cash in on the common… » 5/30/07 9:43am 5/30/07 9:43am