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L'Oreal to remove words like
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 6/28/2020 9:34:45 AM

Paris - French cosmetics giant L'Oreal announced Saturday it was removing words like "whitening" from its products, against the backdrop of global anti-racism protests as big business wakes up to the issue. L'Oreal is the latest multinational after the likes of Unilever, Johnson & Johnson and Mars to respond to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, prompted by the police killing in the US of African-American George Floyd last month. "The L'Oreal Group has decided to remove the words white/whitening, fair/fairness, light/lightening from all its skin evening products," the company said in a brief statement. The announcement follows

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More corporate silliness. Some women want a lighter skin tone for any number of reasons.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: moebellini3 6/28/2020 9:42:04 AM (No. 459799)
All complete weak minded fools. These complete are even selling their white cars. Insanity reins supreme. Got it.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 6/28/2020 9:46:05 AM (No. 459800)
Oh - - oh, I see - - so - - does this mean they're about to release a blackface product? Yup - - "blackening" is sure to be the new fashion rage.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 6/28/2020 9:50:16 AM (No. 459805)
And replace it with "Less Blackening"?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: voxpopuli 6/28/2020 9:59:56 AM (No. 459814)
next up bleach companies..
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Reply 5 - Posted by: red1066 6/28/2020 10:09:29 AM (No. 459823)
How are all those toothpaste makers going to market their products.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: franq 6/28/2020 10:16:42 AM (No. 459829)
Henry Ford was so prescient. Should have stayed with that paint.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W 6/28/2020 10:27:10 AM (No. 459839)
Boy, the publishers of the Newspeak dictionary are really working overtime.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rama41 6/28/2020 10:28:09 AM (No. 459840)
I can see it now. "I'm dreaming of a Woke Christmas".
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 6/28/2020 11:05:59 AM (No. 459875)
What will the future Michael Jackson types do then?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: kono 6/28/2020 11:06:34 AM (No. 459877)
If it's racist to want lighter skin, then stop selling lighteners, no matter what you call them. Leave that market niche for a company who is more rational than woke.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DrOstrow 6/28/2020 11:20:03 AM (No. 459891)
Oh, for the love of .....................................
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Reply 12 - Posted by: TJ54 6/28/2020 11:33:06 AM (No. 459907)
I would call them French surrender monkeys but American companies aren’t any better
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ribicon 6/28/2020 11:52:51 AM (No. 459924)
"It's OK to be white." Absolutely not, but bLACK Is Beautiful, and don't you forget it, boy.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: padiva 6/28/2020 12:03:43 PM (No. 459944)
Where's Greta? We can't have white snow anymore. Can she make it all yellow?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: DVC 6/28/2020 12:04:26 PM (No. 459946)
How will their customers know which product to buy? Idiots.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Chuzzles 6/28/2020 1:05:08 PM (No. 460024)
Well the Lord did say that in the end times people will be given over to their inner crazy. My words, not God's but that is indeed what is happening right in front of our eyes. The crazy is coming out to play, and boy is it going to be a Summer to tighten our girdles and stay frosty.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Smart11344 6/28/2020 1:35:21 PM (No. 460065)
Why do Africans have white teeth? Just wondering.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: anniebc 6/28/2020 2:58:53 PM (No. 460131)
The world is full of these idiots; and they seem to own a lot of stuff.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Daisymay 6/28/2020 3:07:06 PM (No. 460135)
Well Goodby Loreal! I've used it for many, many years, but I refuse to give my money to a company that is so stupid they would fall for the BLM shakedown! I'm done with them!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Saryden 6/28/2020 3:11:18 PM (No. 460138)
Will all the celebrities, news people, politicians who have ultra-white teeth be required to dye them? Red for Republican, Blue for Democrat, Greens, Yellows, Black, etc, etc. We're planning to boycott the news soon... too stupid and depressing.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: chillijilli 6/28/2020 5:28:04 PM (No. 460206)
My brilliant idea for Rent-a-Burkha kiosks on every corner is now closer to reality than ever! Rent one and nobody will know what color or race or religion or size or sex or age or or or or or you are! And an added benefit would be that they act as an enlarged mask as well for Covid19 protection. Shark Tank of GoFundMe?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/28/2020 6:56:30 PM (No. 460245)
Wow, just what I WANT...Blackening Tooth Paste!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/28/2020 7:45:05 PM (No. 460264)
L'Oreal has some marvelous lipsticks which like nearly all their products are terribly overpriced, even though very nice. I can always go back to Cover Girl. Unless and until Noxema gets woke. (Mom would turn over in her grave at my buying $17 lipstick!)
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Reply 24 - Posted by: ARKfamily 6/29/2020 6:23:07 AM (No. 460447)
I find myself annoyed with companies like this because all of sudden they are making these changes. Shouldn't have been doing this all along? When I see all of these companies making changes now, it is an indicator how little they were doing before and I think twice about the product I am about to buy. Do I really need to buy from this company?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Faithfully 6/29/2020 10:06:59 AM (No. 460687)
The good folks at Hawaiian Tropic Tan are on the floor in the feotal position.
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