Graphic Designer
 For decades, skin whitening has been popularized by the media by saying that fairer and lighter skin is seen as beautiful whereas darker skin is not.  “Fair and Lovely”  is a popular skin whitening cream in India that is marketed towards Indian women with darker skin. Indians use the term ‘dusky’ for dark skin and is often used in the negative sense. With this project, I wanted to reverse the meaning of the word ‘dusky’ into a more positive one along with celebrating women of color.For decades, skin whitening has been popularized by the media by saying that fairer and lighter skin is seen as beautiful whereas darker skin is not. “Fair and Lovely” is a popular skin whitening cream in India that is marketed towards Indian women with darker skin. Indians use the term ‘dusky’ for dark skin and is often used in the negative sense. With this project, I wanted to reverse the meaning of the word ‘dusky’ into a more positive one along with celebrating women of color.

New Project

 For decades, skin whitening has been popularized by the media by saying that fairer and lighter skin is seen as beautiful whereas darker skin is not.  “Fair and Lovely”  is a popular skin whitening cream in India that is marketed towards Indian women with darker skin. Indians use the term ‘dusky’ for dark skin and is often used in the negative sense. With this project, I wanted to reverse the meaning of the word ‘dusky’ into a more positive one along with celebrating women of color.For decades, skin whitening has been popularized by the media by saying that fairer and lighter skin is seen as beautiful whereas darker skin is not. “Fair and Lovely” is a popular skin whitening cream in India that is marketed towards Indian women with darker skin. Indians use the term ‘dusky’ for dark skin and is often used in the negative sense. With this project, I wanted to reverse the meaning of the word ‘dusky’ into a more positive one along with celebrating women of color.

For decades, skin whitening has been popularized by the media by saying that fairer and lighter skin is seen as beautiful whereas darker skin is not. “Fair and Lovely” is a popular skin whitening cream in India that is marketed towards Indian women with darker skin. Indians use the term ‘dusky’ for dark skin and is often used in the negative sense. With this project, I wanted to reverse the meaning of the word ‘dusky’ into a more positive one along with celebrating women of color.For decades, skin whitening has been popularized by the media by saying that fairer and lighter skin is seen as beautiful whereas darker skin is not. “Fair and Lovely” is a popular skin whitening cream in India that is marketed towards Indian women with darker skin. Indians use the term ‘dusky’ for dark skin and is often used in the negative sense. With this project, I wanted to reverse the meaning of the word ‘dusky’ into a more positive one along with celebrating women of color.