L’Oreal, the world’s biggest cosmetics company, will remove words referencing “white”, “fair” and “light” from its skincare products, a spokeswoman said, a day after Unilever made a similar announcement in the face of growing social media criticism.
L’Oreal’s products include Garnier Skin Naturals White Complete Multi Action Fairness Cream.
Johnson & Johnson went a step further, saying it would stop selling skin whitening creams sold in Asia and the Middle East under its Neutrogena and Clean & Clear brand.
Extracts from a France 24 article (original). Published 27 June 2020.