I know that the beauty industry has fueled this opinion with its long history of presenting lighter, mixed-race or white models as the beauty standard. And this is why, when Dove offered me the chance to be the face of a new body wash campaign , I jumped. Having the opportunity to represent my dark-skinned sisters in a global beauty brand felt like the perfect way for me to remind the world that we are here, we are beautiful, and more importantly, we are valued. I went online and discovered I had become the unwitting poster child for racist advertising. No lie. I had been excited to be a part of the commercial and promote the strength and beauty of my race, so for it to be met with widespread outrage was upsetting.
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A WOMAN has left viewers online shocked after sharing a video of herself completely naked — except for a cleverly painted bikini. Jennifer King, 50, from North Carolina, left her YouTube viewers stunned after posting the jaw-dropping video which sees her showing off her impressive physique in nothing but a pair of heels and the body paint. In footage, the stunning brunette stands completely starkers in her bedroom as her partner painstakingly applies the last few strokes to the swimsuit. He adds: "I've painted you for 30 years now but I've never actually painted on you.
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She advocates for visibility of People of Color in the cosmetic industry. While she was stationed in Hawaii, she found that she had a knack as a makeup artist and was hired by MAC Cosmetics. According to Entrepreneur , Aina "kept getting told at makeup counters that the trends she wanted to try wouldn't work for her complexion", and so she started creating videos "about the products and looks she loved that could work for anyone". As a champion for diversity within the makeup industry, Aina argues that people of color are poorly represented and often ignored in the beauty industry, and has criticized makeup shade ranges for not being inclusive. She has continuously pointed out the lack of darker shade ranges for foundations within lines  She told Bustle in , "We all come from so many different backgrounds and we also come in different shades and varieties, and what may be something that I'd be willing to overlook may not be the case for someone else.