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Indian Women Whiten Their Skin, Fight The Patriarchy

  Today’s New York Times has a disturbing yet wholly unsurprising story about the expanding market in India for skin-whitening creams. Apparently global cosmetics companies like Avon, Garnier, Body Shop (?!) and Vichy (advertisement above) are taking on longtime market leader Fair & Lovely to cash in on the common perception on the Subcontinent that

Indian Women Whiten Their Skin, Fight The Patriarchy

  Today’s New York Times has a disturbing yet wholly unsurprising story about the expanding market in India for skin-whitening creams. Apparently global cosmetics companies like Avon, Garnier, Body Shop (?!) and Vichy (advertisement above) are taking on longtime market leader Fair & Lovely to cash in on the common perception on the Subcontinent that