Topic: Dove

6 Necessary Products For Getting Perfectly Polished Olsen Twin Hair

6 Necessary Products For Getting Perfectly Polished Olsen Twin Hair

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have been fashion industry tycoons for so long that it’s strange to recall their New York Minute days–not to mention their Full House days, their Walmart days, and their ill-advised but delightful recording career days. Despite the odds, the Olsens have managed to pull off quite a power play and not only build a widely respected brand (The Row‘s Spring 2014 collection was particularly great) but establish themselves as unlikely style icons… loath as we are to use the term.

And that probably wouldn’t have happened without good hair, right? More »

Dove Ad Enlists Criminal Sketch Artist To Draw How Women See Themselves

Dove Ad Enlists Criminal Sketch Artist To Draw How Women See Themselves

Are you ready for a totally thought-provoking commercial that will make you question everything you’ve internalized about body image while simultaneously desiring some Dove bodywash? Check out the latest missive in Dove’s “campaign for real beauty,” for which the brand hired a forensic sketch artist to draw women how they see themselves, as well as how others see them. More »

Gallery: The 15 Most Controversial Ads Of 2011

Gallery: The 15 Most Controversial Ads Of 2011

Yes, we know it’s 2012, but 2011 was such a banner year for polarizing fashion and beauty campaigns that it took us a few days to make sure we got them all: Dakota Fanning reclined suggestively for Marc Jacobs, racism and extreme thinness were all over the place, truth in advertising was dashed in favor of thorough photo editing, and a hair salon in Canada promised to give you the perfect haircut for enduring domestic violence. Check out all the questionable decisions and bad taste from Nivea, Miu Miu, Dior, Donna Karan, and many more. More »

Is Dove’s VisibleCare Body Wash Ad Racist?

Is Dove's VisibleCare Body Wash Ad Racist?

The Internet is abuzz today with news of an unintentionally racist skincare ad from those generally inoffensive lovers of “real beauty” over at Dove. Although the “before” and “after” copy is meant to refer to the close-ups of dry/not dry skin, the models are positioned under the words in such as way as to imply that VisibleCare Body Wash will give black women “visibly more beautiful skin” by turning them first into latinas, and then into skinny blonde white women. Uncomfortable! More »

Things I Want to Swim In: Cheese Edition

Things I Want to Swim In: Cheese Edition

Remember back in the “Duck Tale” days, when Scrooge McDuck would do the backstroke through heaps of gold coins? Well, ever since then, I often think about what kinds of things I could fill a room with and swim in. When I was younger, it was 3 Musketeers bars. Now that I’m older, it’s Dove chocolates.

Just kidding, it’s money! But also, this: More »