Unilever Hypocrisy Exposed

Unilever’s viral campaign for Dove, Onslaught, has unleashed a growing number of critiques of the international company’s exploitation of sexism to sell men’s products such as Axe (Lynx). Rye Clifton, a senior strategic planner at Martin Agency, Richmond, created one of the YouTube mashups splicing together the Onslaught ad with images from the Axe/Lynx Billions spot in which a man sprays himself to attract the attention of thousands of women in bikinis.

Unilever Daughter

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And here’s another version, posted on YouTube by Emarketingperformance and Polepositionmarketing.

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See more on the growing debate at AdAge.

Filed under: Axe, Commercials, Dove, Lynx, Unilever