A customer picks up a “Fair & Lovely” skin-lightening cream from a shelf in a shop in Ahmedabad, India. Photo: ReutersA customer picks up a “Fair & Lovely” skin-lightening cream from a shelf in a shop in Ahmedabad, India. Photo: Reuters
A customer picks up a “Fair & Lovely” skin-lightening cream from a shelf in a shop in Ahmedabad, India. Photo: Reuters

Unilever ‘Fair & Lovely’ skin-lightening cream to be renamed amid global anti-racism protests

  • Consumer giant’s decision to stop using the word ‘Fair’ in product has been condemned as ‘whitewash’ by some social media users
  • Product reportedly earned some US$500 million in revenue in India last year, where such creams have long been endorsed by stars like Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Topic |   Beauty
A customer picks up a “Fair & Lovely” skin-lightening cream from a shelf in a shop in Ahmedabad, India. Photo: ReutersA customer picks up a “Fair & Lovely” skin-lightening cream from a shelf in a shop in Ahmedabad, India. Photo: Reuters
A customer picks up a “Fair & Lovely” skin-lightening cream from a shelf in a shop in Ahmedabad, India. Photo: Reuters
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