Video: Malaysian ad shows being slim and light-skinned stops domestic abuse

A seller of a supplement called Slimme White decided the best way to increase the sales of its products is to tell women some hard “truths” about themselves. In this commercial, the message to women is that you can be treated with respect and loved by the man you married (and not abused, thrown out and subsequently divorced!).

Just make sure you’re thin and your skin is as white as can be first. Got it, ladies?

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Video: Chinese detergent commercial shows a black man being washed clean into an Asian man

A detergent commercial in China has sparked criticism as it depicts a woman throwing a black man into a washing machine. After a wash and a tumble, he comes out as a light-skinned Asian man, to the woman’s obvious delight. Oddly, this racist ad was actually based on a detergent commercial in Italy that showed the opposite happening. Reverse racism, anyone?

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Video: Skin lightening creams seized in the UK

Toxic skin lightening creams containing damaging ingredients were seized in east London. View video here. Steve Playle, from London Trading Standards, said: “These traders are not only playing with the lives of their customers, but they also face prosecution, fines of up to £20,000 and even the possibility of jail. Most of them know what they

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