Shame on Lakmé

•June 28, 2018 • Leave a Comment

I’m so happy that she called them out! Whatever is wrong with Lakmé Cosmetics? Don’t like dark skin?

Khanak Mehta

Hi, my loves!

Before I begin, please note that the topic I’m about to share my thoughts on is extremely personal and important to me. I’ve written about it on my blog a few times, but this time, the actions that this particular brand has taken are absolutely appaling and I felt like I needed to speak up and make my voice, our voices, heard.

Now, onto the topic of today’s post, which is about the Indian beauty brand, Lakmé.

So basically, as we all know, the brand has never really been inclusive, alright. If you go onto their website, you can see that all of their base products (foundations, compact powders, etc.) have an extremely limited shade range, the lowest being 3 and the highest being 6 (!). Yup, you read that right. That’s really about it.

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Oh, and I’m not…

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I have not abandoned you

•July 27, 2015 • Leave a Comment

New product reviews coming soon.

Cry of a Brownish Girl/ Tragic Extinction of Black Womens from Indian Media?

•April 4, 2015 • 2 Comments

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I Am An Indian, i proud myself and my skin colour is Brown. Its a statement of my Pride , My life

And its a story of an invasion not british people but an invasion of beauty from the west.

India is very famous for its diversity in its culture, lands , beliefs and for beautiful womens also. And Who defines the beauty, us or media which surrounds us?

Yes ,obviously its the Media what creates or nurture the language of beauty around us, after the arrival of visual media the beauty of womens in india represented very clearly to the world and we consider the Bollywood as a pure representation of indian beauty concept ,70s and 80s were a celebration of brown skin and white skin tone.

In a country like india where more than 60 percentage of People are with brownish skin tone had alot of hope in…

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President Obama writes letter to Native basketball team

•March 12, 2015 • Leave a Comment

I’m amazed he took time out of his day.

The Lakota Law Project Report

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Yesterday, President Obama composed a letter to the Solen High School Boys’ Basketball Team located on Standing Rock Reservation wishing them success in the regional tournament championship game they will play tonight. The letter is the latest outreach the President has made to Native youth and the Lakota.

“I have been inspired by the talent and determination I’ve seen in young people across the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation, and I know the same drive has played a part in your success this season,” wrote the Commander in Chief.

Chase Iron Eyes, founder of Last Real Indians and Lakota People’s Law Project’s attorney, shared a photo of the correspondence on his official Facebook page. Alongside the picture, Chase transcribed a gracious message from Standing Rock Nation Councilman Cody Two Bears, “I am honored to serve the amazing community of Cannon Ball District on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.”

President Obama was…

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•February 22, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Being poor is knowing that you are disposable, and you really have no power.

Whatever

Being poor is knowing exactly how much everything costs.

Being poor is getting angry at your kids for asking for all the crap they see on TV.

Being poor is having to keep buying $800 cars because they’re what you can afford, and then having the cars break down on you, because there’s not an $800 car in America that’s worth a damn.

Being poor is hoping the toothache goes away.

Being poor is knowing your kid goes to friends’ houses but never has friends over to yours.

Being poor is going to the restroom before you get in the school lunch line so your friends will be ahead of you and won’t hear you say “I get free lunch” when you get to the cashier.

Being poor is living next to the freeway.

Being poor is coming back to the car with your children in the back seat, clutching…

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•January 10, 2013 • Leave a Comment

•January 10, 2013 • Leave a Comment

CNN needs to stop being so biased in this case. They eve erased my comments.

Anderson Cooper 360

The adoptive parents of two-year-old Veronica are appealing a judge’s decision that forced them to give their daughter to her biological father. The father initially agreed to the adoption, but changed his mind months later. Under South Carolina law, Matt and Melanie Capobianco whould have remained the child’s legal parents, but a federal law called the Indian Child Welfare Act changed that. Watch AC360° at 8 and 10 p.m. ET for Randi Kaye’s full report on the custody battle.

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