Another day, another ‘black face’ controversy

Another day, another 'black face' controversy

Remember the controversy Beyonce caused with her contribution to the March issue of French magazine, L’Officiel Paris just last year? Well, it seems as if beauty brand Illamasqua’s just didn’t get the hint. In its latest holiday ad campaign, they feature a model in two contrasting makeup looks: one stark white, the other a deep black.

The ads accompanied by the tagline “I’m Not Dreaming Of A White Christmas,” have sparked public outrage.


Since the Internet uproar, the company has pulled the images, but not in time to save face.

Click continue for other photos of the ad and previous “black face” photos that drew criticism.


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