Racism : LOréal will remove from its products the words whitening and clear - The Point

In a global context of events, anti-racism, the L'oréal group has decided to withdraw certain words, such as " whitening ", of the description of its cosmeti

Racism : LOréal will remove from its products the words whitening and clear - The Point

In a global context of events, anti-racism, the L'oréal group has decided to withdraw certain words, such as " whitening ", of the description of its cosmetic products on its packaging. "The L'oréal group has decided to withdraw the words white/whitening (white/whitening), clear (fair/fairness, light/lightening) for all of its products to standardize the skin," says the giant French cosmetics company in a statement published in English on Saturday 27 June, with no further details, including on an immediate withdrawal or not of the rays.

The decision comes after the indian subsidiary of Unilever, which has chosen to rename its skin whitening cream marketed under the name of " Fair & Lovely ". The company anglo-Dutch has promised not to use the word " Fair ", because the brand says it is " committed to celebrating all skin tones ".

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Updated Date: 27 June 2020, 08:33

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