Unilever to drop terms like ‘whitening’ from beauty products

Purchaser goods big Unilever claimed Thursday it is aiming for a “more inclusive vision of beauty” in its skin care goods and will take out words and phrases these kinds of as “fair,” “whitening” and “lightening” from its goods, a shift that arrives amid rigorous international debate about race sparked by the Black Lives Make any difference movement.

As portion of the shift, Unilever will in coming months modify the name of its “Fair & Lovely” product that is made use of for skin-lightening and offered in Asia, the organization claimed.

“We are entirely dedicated to having a international portfolio of skin care makes that is inclusive and cares for all skin tones, celebrating better range of natural beauty,” Sunny Jain, the head of Unilever’s Beauty & Own Treatment. “We realize that the use of the words and phrases ‘fair,’ ‘white’ and ‘light’ recommend a singular best of natural beauty

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