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Why are Indians Crazy About Fair Skin?

By TheIndiaGuy, published on May 25, 2016

Fair skin has its advantages in India

Way back in 1978, Hindustan Unilever (a division of Unilever in India) launched a skin whitening cream called Fair & Lovely. It's been a runaway success ever since and is going strong even now! That's not all. Fair & Lovely is not only available for women to help them in the eternal quest to become a fair bride (a highly sought after status in India), it now available for men as well! Talk about gender equality!

Contemporary India is obsessed with fair skin. Fair skin is equated with wealth, health, greater social standing, and therefore... (more)

Tags: india, racism, culture, skin color

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