Topic: Dove

Dove Straps Heart Monitors on Men to See How They React to Models, and Their Loved Ones

Portuguese spot makes a questionable point

Imagine you're asked to assess the beauty of airbrushed photos of professional models—and then regular snapshots of your spouse, or a close family member. A new Dove ad from Portugal does…

Dove Moves Away From Social Experiments in Its Latest Ad About Loving Your Hair

But women still feel the strain of expectations

Women buck hair conventions in Dove's latest campaign, from Havas Helia, which tells women they should wear their hair however they like—despite societal pressures to fit into narrow standards of…

Real Guys React to Learning They'll Be Dads in Dove's Charming Ode to Father's Day

'Strength means showing you care'

And now, for something completely different from Dove: A Father's Day ad. Via footage culled from across the Internet, Dove's Men+Care division treats us to to the spontaneous, real-life reactions of…

3 Women Who Are Blind Say What Beauty Means to Them in Dove's Latest Ad

How you feel, not what you see

Dove has released another ad beauty, this time in Sweden and from the perspective of three women who are blind. From their perspective, beauty is a feeling brought on by…

Men Face a Gut-Wrenching Choice of Their Own in This Parody of Dove's Doors Ad

Looking inward, or at least downward

Men, if you saw a door marked "Big Dick" and a door marked "Average Dick," which would you walk through? Two weeks ago, Dove released a new video in its long-running…

Dove's Latest Film Makes Women Choose If They Are 'Beautiful' or 'Average'

But is the concept overly simplified?

Over the past decade, Dove has had a laser focus, challenging women's concepts of beauty and championing "real women" to see themselves as beautiful. The brand has received overwhelming praise…

How Real Women Would Actually Respond to a Dove 'Experiment'

'I don't think I look like a zoo animal'

Every time Dove launches a new effort to remind women they're beautiful, the brand seems to pause first to also remind women how much they hate themselves.  A new parody video…

Dove's 'Beauty Patch' Already Has 13 Million Views

Skincare brand does it again, sits atop Top 10 video rankings

Dove's Beauty Patch video has been viewed a whopping 13 million times in six days on YouTube, per the brand's account on the social vids site. Not surprisingly, that kind of…

Dove Billboard Tells New Jersey to Be Proud of Being the Armpit of America

Ad quickly raises a stink

Dove's billboard attempting to redefine New Jersey's reputation as the "Armpit of America" seems to be getting the state in quite a lather. The backlash, while not unexpected, is especially…

The 7 Most Inspiring Ad Campaigns for Women in 2013

Vote for your favorite in a strong year for empowering work

It's been a great year for women-empowering ads. Brands tackled everything from gender stereotypes (Pantene) to sexism (UN Women) to cultural repression (Tanishq), encouraged women to be kinder to themselves…