Dove apologizes for 'racist’ soap ad that turned black woman white

Dove apologized and pulled down an online ad for an online soap ad in which a black woman pulled up her shirt to reveal a white redheaded woman underneath.

The ad, which has since been removed from Facebook, drew fire from beauty blogger and makeup artist Naythemua.

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The best beauty products you can buy at Bed Bath & Beyond
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The best beauty products you can buy at Bed Bath & Beyond

T3 Featherweight Luxe 2i Hair Dryer

This is the Rolls-Royce of hair dryers. Any other feels like air-drying in comparison.

T3 ($250)

Beachwaver Ceramic Rotating 1.25-Inch Curling Iron

It’s true: You can snag the cult favorite while picking up your new curtains.

Beachwaver ($130)

OXO Good Grips Hot Styling Mat

Not only will this protect surfaces from hot metals, but you can also use it to wrap your tools for quick transport. (Genius.)

OXO ($10)

Maybelline Baby Lips Moisturizing Lip Balm

Never hurts to stock up.

Maybelline ($3)

Panasonic Beauty Nano Facial Steamer

To replace the “steam facial” you get whilst straining pasta.

Panasonic ($130)

Silk'n ReVit At-Home Microderm Device

If you’ve ever been curious about microdermabrasion, this less-invasive tool will emulate the process. Reviewers say it dramatically reduced the look and size of their acne scars.

Silk’n ($100)

Neutrogena Naturals Fresh Cleansing + Makeup Remover

Gentle yet powerfully effective.

Neutrogena ($7)

Erase Your Face Reusable Makeup Removing Cloths

So we can stop ruining every. Single. Hand. Towel.

Erase Your Face ($10)

OPI Nail Polish

Don't forget to take advantage of those amazing 20 percent off coupons.

OPI ($10 for one)

Thicker Full Hair Collection

Diehard fans of this brand swear it works just as well as the way more expensive salon products.

Thicker Full Hair Collection ($8)

Maybelline Great Lash Mascara

A classic never goes out of style. 

Maybelline ($5)

Stylewurks Styling Tool Holder in White

If your tools are currently askew underneath your sink, you might want to consider this.

Stylewurks ($10)

Spinning Cosmetic Organizer

Bring the magic of Sephora onto your vanity.

Lori Greiner ($40)

Instyler Ceramic Straightening Brush

A genius tool that cuts your styling time in half.

Instyler ($100)

Disposable Mascara Wands

Ladies with eyelash extensions, these guys are for you.

Luxor ($3)

AquaPalm Scalp Massager

You can use this guy to really scrub in your shampoo (or to give yourself amazing head massages on the reg).

AquaPalm ($4)

L'Oreal Paris True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator

Drop a touch of this into your normal foundation for a fresh and dewy glow.

L'Oreal ($11)

Vermont's Original Bag Balm

Use this magic skin softener on rough elbows, cracked heels and chapped hands.

Vermont’s Original ($8)

Pond's Cold Cream

Use it as a nightly moisturizer or a genius makeup remover.

Pond's ($4)

Maybelline Brow Drama Pro Palette

The Naked palette might be the crème de la crème, but this one gets the job done. (P.S. That lilac shade makes the brown eyes really pop.)

Maybelline ($10)

Brush-On Nail Repair

A simple swipe of this clear, glue-like polish will seal up any cracked, broken or chipped nails. 

Nail Repair ($4)

Real Techniques Miracle Base Complexion Sponge

Buy four for the price of one Beautyblender.

Real Techniques ($20)

Michael Todd Sonic Makeup Brush

A makeup brush that vibrates may seem excessive. But it won’t as soon as you see the airbrushed (read: flawless) results.

Michael Todd ($80)

Nizoral A-D Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

If summertime dryness is turning your scalp flaky, this product is backed by almost 3,400 positive reviewers to fix problem areas in as little as two days.

Nizoral ($16)

Topsy Tail

Nostalgia is calling. Answer it by fulfilling your teenage hair goals.

Conair ($5)

Real Techniques Brush Cleansing Palette

This rubber mat has an easy-hold handle so you can actually clean your brushes often.

Real Techniques ($15)

EcoTools 6-Piece Brush Set

Considering other brushes clock in at $9 alone, this five-piece set is already a win. But the fact that they’re ultra soft and made with natural ingredients seals the deal.

EcoTools ($9)


"An image we recently posted on Facebook missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully," Dove tweeted on Saturday. "We deeply regret the offense it caused.

But the Twitterverse was not impressed, decrying the ad as racist.

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