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Axe And Dove Parent Company Promises No More Sexist Ads After Bleak Report

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.23.2016 | Women

It's no secret that sexism runs rampant in the advertising world, and now one company says it has made a commitment to do something about it. Unileve...

To Fathers Everywhere: It Doesn't Take a Cape to be a Hero to Your Kids

Devon Still | Posted 06.14.2016 | Black Voices
Devon Still

When Leah and I were headed to the movies recently, I asked her who her favorite hero was. Waiting to hear the usual superhero response, Leah laughed and said, "You're my favorite hero, daddy! Because you've always saved the day." I smiled.

When Fitspiration Turns Toxic

Sarah Conley | Posted 06.09.2016 | Style
Sarah Conley

Body positivity is not a static achievement, but a constant evolution of our relationship with ourselves. The way we think, feel, and speak about our bodies sets the standard for everyone around us and it's time we raised the bar.

Dove Reminds Women That All Hair Is Beautiful Hair

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 04.22.2016 | Style

Have you ever felt pressured to straighten your curly hair to nail a job interview? Have you dyed your gray hair in order to appear more youthful? Or ...

Oklahoma Public Education Under Attack: The ALEC, CRPE, Legislative Connection

Kim A. Harris, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2016 | Education
Kim A. Harris, Ph.D.

Ellen Sweatt/Photo Today Oklahoma education is under attack. I am angry, and I think you will be angry too. Truthfully, I don't know if Oklahoma...

5 Frizz-Fighting Tips For Curly-Haired Girls

Lori Ferraro | Posted 03.16.2016 | Style
Lori Ferraro

As a curly-haired girl, I often find myself in a state of buying and trying new products geared toward helping out us girls with curls. Here are a few items in my current rotation of products that seem to be helping tame the frizz.

May the Force Be With You As a Seasoned Woman at Work

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

The double standard for men and women continues in the workplace. The recent media debate about whether Carrie Fisher is aging well or not in the blockbuster, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" movie, is an example of women facing scrutiny about looks and appearance in the workplace that does not equally apply to men.

Curly-Haired Emojis Are Finally Here!

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.06.2015 | Style

If you are a curly-haired girl, then you know what a struggle it is to use an emoji while texting friends or leaving a comment on Instagram. Those "st...

Dove Reminds Young Girls They Don't Need To Change A Thing To Feel Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.29.2015 | Women

If they could, many young girls would alter something about themselves. Dove thinks that's something we ought to change. As part of a campaign aimed a...

Dove Confidence Expert Reveals What It's Like Be A New York Fashion Week Model

PowerToFly | Posted 09.11.2015 | Style
PowerToFly

I've been interested in confidence since I was a young girl. I suffered with body image issues and self doubt, and it inspired me to start a conversation and a community where we could make some changes.

Why Real Women With Real Style Deserve to Be on the Cover of a Magazine

Meredith Rollins | Posted 08.11.2015 | Women
Meredith Rollins

The media spends a lot of time pretending to celebrate diversity, sending up a self-congratulatory cheer whenever a magazine puts someone who isn't pin-thin on a cover. It's a step in the right direction, but it's awfully small.

Progressive and Inspirational Advertisements From Over the Years

Taylor Griffith | Posted 07.22.2016 | College
Taylor Griffith

The media holds a large influence over our culture and society. Not only does it provide entertainment and advertisement, but it also acts as a reflection of our values, beliefs, and self-understanding.

Women in Business Q&A: Kathy O'Brien, Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services, Unilever North America

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathy O'Brien is Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services Unilever North America. She is a member of the North American Leadership Team, where sh...

Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty Enters Its Teen Years

Caperton Gillett | Posted 06.21.2015 | Women
Caperton Gillett

is telling a girl, "Your looks don't matter as long as you love yourself" really realistic? And how do we address matters of beauty when the concept is both subjective and largely defined by arbitrary, exclusive societal standards?

Gabriel Arana

BuzzFeed's Journalism #FAIL: Publisher Deletes Post Critical Of Dove

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media

*** UPDATED *** It’s one of the cardinal rules of journalism: Once you publish something, there’s no taking it back (at least not without a cor...

BuzzFeed Deletes Post Critical Of Advertiser

Gawker | J.K. Trotter | Posted 04.10.2015 | Media

Wednesday afternoon, BuzzFeed published a post by staff writer Arabelle Sicardi that openly criticized a bizarre advertising campaign by Dove. (A samp...

Dove Reminds Women To #ChooseBeautiful

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women

Dove wants women to #ChooseBeautiful. As part of the brand's latest campaign, which launched on April 7, Dove set up signs above side-by-side doors...

What It Would Sound Like If Your Inner Critic Spoke Out Loud

The Huffington Post Canada | Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues | Posted 03.30.2015 | Women

Dove is back with yet another ad campaign that has us reaching for our tissues and re-evaluating how we talk about body image. This time around, D...

5 Super Bowl Commercials About Something Greater Than Selling A Product

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.02.2015 | Good News

Sunday night wasn't just about football and Katy Perry -- several social causes got their time in the spotlight, too. This year, Super Bowl adverti...

#CurlPower Encourages Women To Put Down The Flat Iron

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 02.03.2015 | Style

Earlier this week, Dove debuted a video entitled "Love Your Curls." The heart-warming campaign inspires young girls to be confident and proud of their...

8 Drugstore Beauty Buys Under 8 Bucks

Lori Ferraro | Posted 03.18.2015 | Style
Lori Ferraro

Hello. My name is Lori, and I'm a beauty product junkie. I've been known to flip out or obsess over a new lotion, soap or mascara that I try and think is great. But I really flip out when I find a great product that is reasonably priced that I can pick up while buying milk and bananas.

How Your Body Image Affects Your Daughter's Self-Esteem

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 01.17.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

The legacy that remains is having to monitor my thinking. Occasionally my choices. Automatic calorie counts registering in my head. Picking toppings off of pizza. 'I don't like crust', I explain. (That's a bunch of hooey).

New Dove Campaign Shows Moms What Their Daughters Really See In Them

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.01.2014 | Parents

Does how you talk about your body impact how your kids feel about theirs? A new Dove campaign makes the case that it does, and that it's time to star...

Media Cleanse: Results Guaranteed

Lauren Del Turco | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Lauren Del Turco

When girls grow up believing we are our appearance, and when the media glorifies -- and bombards us with -- an appearance that is so unrealistic, we are set up for dissatisfaction, low self-esteem and a less-fulfilled life.

Dove Controversy: Real Beauty Gone Viral

Sharon McElroy | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Sharon McElroy

Recognizing our worth can be tough when nagged by constant self-criticism, but subduing it is crucial to being authentic to ourselves. Many times a disparaging voice chatters in our head saying we're not smart enough, good enough, or attractive enough.