After also posting the ad on Pinterest, the company received a backlash of complaints from users who immediately noted the resemblance of the ad's styling to stereotyped portrayals of African-Americans from blackface minstrelsy.
MADAME NOIRE - Results of a new study funded by the Economic and Social Research Council shows that black South African women who are working as Avon reps in the country are gaining a whole new lease on life...
CLUTCH - With it being so hard to find your perfect shade in an industry catering to white beauty without spending big bucks, most black women do opt to forgo makeup altogether.
EBONY - Fashion Fair over the years, has become a brand dedicated to providing beautiful ranges of make up to satisfy the needs of Black women. With the same common goals in mind Fine and Fashion Fair have become a match made in make up heaven.
EBONY.COM - Fashion icon and supermodel Iman has recently voiced her concern for so-called "ethnic" make-up being placed at the back of stores.