Band-aid announces its product range will include bandages with a range of skin tones
As Black Lives Matter protests are rocking the world, Band-aid recently made an announcement that it will finally be producing bandages in diverse skin tones to how solidarity with the protesters.
“We hear you. We see you. We’re listening to you,” the company wrote on Instagram. “We stand in solidarity with our Black colleagues, collaborators and community in the fight against racism, violence and injustice. We are committed to taking actions to create tangible change for the Black community.”
The bandages will come in light, olive, and darker shades of brown and black tones, to reflect the diversity of consumers who need bandages. In addition to the change, Band-Aid says they will be making a donation to Black Lives Matter.
“We promise that this is just the first among many steps together in the fight against systemic racism,” Band-Aid wrote. “We can, we must and we will do better.”