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Refinery29 traveled all the way to Manila to find out how far people are willing to go for lighter skin.
The Philippines is one of the biggest markets in the world for skin whitening, and we have the plethora of products and treatments to prove it. The fact that all of it is readily available speaks for itself, too—just about anyone can pursue
We asked, you answered!
After the controversial Glutamax ad went viral, it started an important discussion on the use of skin whitening products. That being said, there are in fact many Filipinas who use lightening products as a beauty tool for different purposes. We asked Preview readers for
The advertising body released a statement addressing the issue.
After receiving widespread criticism online, skin whitening brand Glutamax has issued an official apology for the alleged discriminatory tone of its "Unfair 'di ba?" campaign. However, a statement released by the Ad Standards Council (ASC) yesterday reveals that the controversial ad materials were
The brand's "Unfair 'di ba?" campaign drew flak over the weekend.
Skin whitening brand GlutaMAX's most recent campaign sparked a resounding negative response for having discriminatory undertones. The ad points out statistical data claiming that people with fair skin are typically treated better by the society as opposed to those with dark skin, and
The internet is NOT having it.
It’s the year 2019, and we’re proud of our morena skin. But apparently, some people haven’t yet gotten the memo. Case in point: Skin whitening brand GlutaMAX's now-viral ad campaign, which is currently under fire as it elicits enraged reactions all over social
And why the market for them just keeps growing.
Society has always put a premium on fairer skin. We're talking popularity, prestige, job opportunities, and all the awards show nominations you can have (re: #OscarsSoWhite). The result? The beauty market is convinced that it's what everyone desires thus leading to skin