Shame on Lakmé

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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~ by kissofdanger on June 28, 2018.

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