“There are no ugly women, just lazy women.”...Estee
With all the chatter surrounding the latest Carol’s Daughter Beauty In Diversity ad campaign featuring Solange Knowles, Selita Ebanks and Cassie, I thought it appropriate to mention the Estee Lauder campaign launched earlier this year. It features diverse beauty in women from around the globe and I think it is beautiful. Wanna read more? Click here.
The Carol’s Daughter ad had bloggers flocking to their keyboards the last few weeks. The very first article I read about the campaign was very positive but then as the days went on, I started to read more and more negative comments. “ Where are the dark skinned women?!” The negative consensus is that there should have been a darker skinned woman featured as well. At times I feel we are, in the words of Chris Brown “waiting for them to eff up”. Ok those aren’t the exact lyrics but you get the picture. When I first saw the photo, I thought it was a beautiful photo with 3 beautiful women of color. Nothing more, nothing less. I mean isn’t Carol’s Daughter, Lisa Price brown skinned herself? I mean, I’m just saying.
To read more about Lisa Price’s incredible story click here.