Dove apologizes for 'racist' Facebook ad

Headlines     Dove Admits It'Missed the Mark in Ad Critics Slammed as Racist                         by Johanna Li                  1:30 PM EDT

After make-up artist Naomi Leann Blake first shared the now viral photo to which the company took to their social media to apologize.

Others on social media have used the incident to spread the word about black-owned beauty businesses (that won't use their advertising budgets to portray marginalized people as "dirty", or the "before" stage of a beauty makeover).

Beauty brand Dove deleted a "three-second video clip" from its Facebook page and admitted Saturday that it had "missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully".

Soap company Dove has apologized for a racially insensitive Facebook ad it said "missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully".

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Dove, the Unilever personal care brand, ran a campaign recently on Facebook.

Another image shows a white woman becoming an Asian woman in a similar process.

"Dove is committed to representing the beauty of diversity. We apologise deeply and sincerely for the offence that it has caused". What were you going for, exactly?

Gawker wrote at the time, "Dove VisibleCare body wash: 'Visibly more handsome skin.' Bye-bye black skin, hello white skin!"

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"This is gross. You think people of color can just wash away their melanin and become white?"Another Facebook user, Angela Reinders, commented. Your creative director should be fired", another said".

The ad showed a series of images that appeared to show a black woman turning white after using their soap.

"The ad is meant to illustrate the benefits of using Dove VisibleCare Body Wash, by making skin visibly more attractive in just one week".

Dove has since removed the ad and tweeted an apology. "We do not condone any activity or imagery that intentionally insults any audience".

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