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Unilever To Drop ‘Fair & Lovely’ Skin Lightening Product Name

Unilever To Drop ‘Fair & Lovely’ Skin Lightening Product Name

Unilever will drop the word “fair” from its “Fair & Lovely” skin lightening products, it said on Thursday, in the latest makeover of a brand in response to a global backlash against racial prejudice. Skin lightening cosmetics have a huge market in South Asia, but their promotion is being questioned, especially in the wake of […]

Social Media Forces CPC To Probe Blue Band

Social Media Forces CPC To Probe Blue Band

Following a viral video that patrayed Blue Band as unsafe, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) says it has opened an inquiry into aspects of Blue Band products. It stated that the inquiry would determine product safety and clarify some aspects of the manufacturer’s statements on Blue Band “Spread for Bread”. The CPC Director General, Mr […]

Unilever Vows To Drop Sexist Stereotypes From Its Ads

Unilever Vows To Drop Sexist Stereotypes From Its Ads

  Unilever, the owner of brands including Dove and Lynx, has pledged to drop all sexist stereotypes from its advertising after research suggested just 2% of ads show intelligent women. The world’s second biggest advertiser, which spends €8bn (£6.3bn) a year on more than 400 brands from Sunsilk to Knorr, is set to unveil a […]