The debate about the rights of blacks is going on all over the world. Everyone is talking about it. In the meantime, there was news in the past about Fairness Cream Fair and Lovely. This cream had announced to change its name. Hindustan Unilever had announced that the name of their beauty cream will be changed from Fair & Lovely to Glow & Lovely. After his announcement, it received a mixed response from the public.
So Fair and Lovely will now be called Glow and Lovely? C’mon Hindustan Lever. For years you’ve been profiting by destroying our nation’s young girl’s self worth by making rude comments about dark skin.— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) July 2, 2020
Now prove your ‘intentions’ by having a dark skinned girl on your packaging.
Bollywood Director Shekhar Kapur tweeted, "So Fair and Lovely will now be called Glow and Lovely? C’mon Hindustan Lever. For years you’ve been profiting by destroying our nation’s young girl’s self-worth by making rude comments about dark skin. Now prove your ‘intentions’ by having a dark-skinned girl on your packaging." This tweet of Shekhar Kapur is being liked and shared a lot. There are many people who have supported Shekhar Kapur in the comment box. A user wrote in response, "I am waiting for the day when an advertisement for Dark and Lovely will come in India."
Another user wrote, "Not only girls, a friend of mine was also using this cream till coming to engineering college." Another user wrote, "His face had turned strange. Fair and Lovely must be banned." Another user wrote that "Not only girls even women fell victim to this 'Being Fair' thing, they should also apologise."