Nivea faces backlash for racist ad for ‘lighter skin’

Published: 19/10/2017
Nivea faces backlash for racist ad for ‘lighter skin’
Source: NYPOST.COM

Nivea has become embroiled in a race row after an “appalling” face cream ad that promises “visibly lighter skin” for black women. The beauty brand is advertising its new Natural Fairness moisturizer to women living in Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Senegal. Billboards show former Miss Nigeria Omowunmi Akinnifesi using the moisturizer to lighten her skin....

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