India's Ad Council Cracks Down on Skin Lightening Creams

Brands around the world make loads of money from their skin lightening products, but that's going to be more difficult in at least one country going forward: The Advertising Standards Council of India has banned commercials and ads that make people who have darker skin seem "unsuccessful in any aspect of life… » 8/22/14 1:40pm 8/22/14 1:40pm

P&G Backs "Black is Beautiful" Doc, Sells Skin-Lightening Cream

A new film about the prejudice of colorism has backing from an unusual source: the cosmetics and personal-care products giant Procter & Gamble. Why is that unusual? Because Procter & Gamble, when it's not backing films that aim to inspire audiences with the message that black skin is beautiful, sells skin-lightening… » 4/19/13 6:35pm 4/19/13 6:35pm

Skin-Lightening Creams Popular In Arab World • 14-Year-Old FLDS Leader…

Skin-lightening creams - already popular in East and South Asia - are finding a market in the Arab world » 8/20/08 5:30pm 8/20/08 5:30pm, where the commercials claim that darker skin is a hindrance any every aspect of a woman's life. • A new study from UC Davis claims that biracial Asian-Americans are to be diagnosed with psychological disorders…

L'Oreal Denies Beyonce Whitewashing • Grandma Takes Kid On Death Proof

Re: The Beyonce L'Oreal skin-lightening accusations, L'Oreal denies » 8/07/08 5:30pm 8/07/08 5:30pm lightening Beyonce. This isn't the first time that Beyonce's possible whitewashing has to her naturally light skin, what do you think? • Speaking of beautiful women: Researchers have found that beauty salons are an to spread awareness about…