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April 23, 2013 at 6:30 AM

Dove sells more than soap in its latest commercials

Dove sells soap, body cleansers, skin lotions and oils. That was until lately. The powerful brand has embarked upon a series of commercials that explore the precipitous minefield of women and self image.

The latest features a former forensic artist for a police department sketching a series of women hidden from view behind a curtain. Since the artist cannot see them, he must rely on their descriptions of hair length, facial structure, shape of the nose and other prominent features. The artist then asks women  to describe the face of one another. The result, well, check out this Youtube version yourself.


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