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Dove Has A New Father’s Day Ad And We Actually Don’t Hate It

Hey look, Dove made an ad that doesn’t make me want to rant about it! The compilation of YouTube videos features 13 guys finding out they’ll be dads for the first…

Claire Hannum | June 15, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Dove Has Released Another Attempt At Making You Cry

Dove has unleashed yet another “you’re beautiful just as you are but only if you buy our appearance-enhancing products” ad, complete with its usual underscore of instrumental tunes as women get glossy-eyed…

Claire Hannum | April 8, 2015 - 2:00 pm

3 Problems I Have With Dove’s “Campaign For Real Beauty”

Today, after 10+ years of relentless ads, Dove’s “Campaign for Real Beauty” was named #1 in the Advertising Age list of top ad campaigns of the 21st century for its mission to,…

Claire Hannum | January 13, 2015 - 10:00 am

Watch This: A Dove Parody Ad That Asks Men To See The “Real Beauty” Of Their Ballsacks

The internet is bursting with parodies of Dove’s Real Beauty ads, and if you ask me, there can never be too many. This one actually came out a year ago,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 28, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Watch This: A Hilarious (And Painfully Accurate) Parody Of Dove’s “Real Beauty” Ads

Dove has had a few moments of brilliance over the course of its decade-long Real Beauty campaigns — I genuinely enjoyed the “sketches” ad last year, for example — but…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 22, 2014 - 6:00 pm

New Jersey Does Not Appreciate Dove’s “Armpit Of America” Deodorant Ad

Who knew New Jersey-ians were so touchy? Dove has apologized for a prospective billboard for their new NutritionMoisture deodorant that ruffled feathers (er, clanged gold chains?) in the Garden State.

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Check Out Dove’s New Real Beauty Short Film, “Selfie”

Last year, the Dove Real Beauty campaign made waves with its “Real Beauty Sketches,” when it hired a forensic artist to illustrate how women see themselves according to their own…

Jessica Wakeman | January 22, 2014 - 12:20 pm

True Story: I Was A Dove “Real Beauty”

Living in LA is weird sometimes. OK, all the time. One minute, I’m minding my own business, eating kale and looking at babes or whatever and the next, I’m being fat-shamed by…

Malina Bickford | June 24, 2013 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: The Problem With The Dove Real Beauty Sketches Campaign

Don’t get me wrong, I am a sucker for the message “seriously, though, you’re beautiful.” And I agree with the viral clip, so many of us get distracted by all…

Kate Fridkis | April 18, 2013 - 11:00 am

Dove Hired A Forensic Artist To Illustrate How Women See Themselves

In the latest inspirational effort from Dove’s Real Beauty campaign, a group of women described themselves to a forensic artist, who sketched a portrait based on their descriptions alone. Then…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 17, 2013 - 11:00 am

Is This Dove Ad Racist?

Look at this advertisement for Dove’s new VisibleCare line. Notice anything “off” about it? I didn’t at first — until rants began appearing around the web claiming that Dove’s model…

Julie Gerstein | May 25, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Nike Likes Big Butts And It Cannot Lie

What’s the best way to sell running shoes to women? Nike goes with big butts. (Well, “big” by print advertising standards. You’re not going to see Gabby Sidibe’s ass in…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2010 - 11:40 am

Frisky Rant: “Mad Men” Is Making Advertisers Comfortable With Sexism Again

Maybe it was because last night’s episode of “Mad Men” was a little slow—my brain couldn’t process that it was Christmas time—but I found myself actually paying attention to the…

Ami Angelowicz | August 2, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Dove To Cast “Flawless” Women In New “Real Beauty” Campaign

Dove is casting new models for its “Real Beauty” campaign. Cool! Who are they looking for? “Real women.” Cool! What do these real women have to look like? “Flawless skin,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Dove To Release A Super Duper Body Wash

Honestly, because just keeping you clean isn’t enough. These days we need our body washes to multi-task: moisturize, tone and doedorize. Dove hears our cries and is answering it with…

Zandile Blay | July 28, 2009 - 3:26 pm

Ellen DeGeneres Is The New Face Of CoverGirl

This week, Ellen DeGeneres was announced as the new face of CoverGirl. While I’m a big fan of the very out and very outspoken talk show host, I feel a…

Wendy Atterberry | September 17, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Wonderbra Plans The Largest Lingerie Shoot Ever

Wonderbra is trying to organize the world’s biggest underwear shoot ever, and let me tell you, there is a lot of competition in this category. They’re looking for 1,000 women…

Catherine Strawn | June 18, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Dove’s Side Of The Airbrushing Story

Dove finally issued a statement about the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty ads and whether they were airbrushed. They say that there wasn’t any major retouching on the photos, only…

Catherine Strawn | May 9, 2008 - 3:30 pm