Unfair and Ugly: How Skin Lightening Creams Use Colorism to Destroy POC Communities from Within

Advertisement of Unilever’s Fair & Lovely cream

A few days ago, Unilever announced that they would be changing the product name of their Fair & Lovely skin lightening cream, in response to increased scrutiny of systemic racism across corporations and society at large — an everlasting effect of colonialism.

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