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Welcome to the home of real beauty. Explore below for more about our Campaign for Real Beauty, plus tips and tricks for everything from hair care to skin care.

Dove campaigns

#BeautyBias
How does #BeautyBias affect your life? We team up with Broadly to ask just that.
Read more #BeautyBias
Dove Self-Esteem Project
Dove Self-Esteem Project
At Dove, we have a vision of a world where beauty is a source of confidence, not anxiety. Our mission is to ensure the next generation grow up enjoying a positive relationship with the way they look – helping girls to raise their self-esteem and realise their full potential.
Dove My Beauty My Say
My Beauty My Say
Discover more about the My Beauty My Say campaign
Dove The CROWN Act
The CROWN Act: Working to eradicate race-based discrimination
Find out about the CROWN Act and how Dove is working to eradicate racial discrimination.
Feeling Good: Celebrating Black Natural Hair
We’ve joined Verve Records and the Estate of Nina Simone to create the first-ever music video for the legendary musician and activist’s hit “Feeling Good”.
Read more Feeling Good: Celebrating Black Natural Hair
Dove Patches
Dove Patches
Beauty is a state of mind. Check out the latest Dove advert - Dove: Patches to discover a beauty experiment with a difference...
Dove Real Beauty Sketches
Dove Real Beauty Sketches
If someone asked you to describe yourself, what would you say?
Dove Ad Makeover
Dove Ad Makeover
How would our beauty confidence be housed if all those feel-bad body ads gave us compliments instead?
Dove Inner Critic
Find out why women can be their own worst critic…
Read more Dove Inner Critic
#HourWithHer
Find out how spending an hour with a young person can boost her self-esteem for a lifetime.
Dove Pride
Dove stands with the LGBTQIA+ community
Find out how we’re supporting the LGBTQIA+ community.
Dove body talk
Steven Universe: Social media
Episode 5 shows how body image and social media are connected.
Steven Universe: Body talk
Read more Steven Universe: Body talk
Steven Universe: Body functionality
Dove Media and celebrities
Steven Universe: Media and celebrities
Episode 3 talks about how media and celebrity culture can affect self-esteem.
Dove Competing and comparing looks
Steven Universe: Competing and comparing looks
Episode 2 helps explain how not to compare yourself to others.
Steven Universe: Teasing and bullying
This episode shows why you shouldn’t bully and teaches young people how they can stand up against bullying.
Read more Steven Universe: Teasing and bullying
Dove Steven Universe
Dove, Cartoon Network and Steven Universe
Find out more about our partnership with Steven Universe.

Tips & how to

An introduction to skin microbiome from Dove
What is skin microbiome, and how can you care for it? We’ve got the info.
Read more An introduction to skin microbiome from Dove
Choosing the best deodorant for your daughter
Life with a daughter is full of firsts – including their first deodorant
Why bare arms are the new bare legs
Why should bare your beautiful underarms with pride
Invisible confidence boosters: exposed
We expose the secret beauty products giving you confidence…
How to avoid white antiperspirant deodorant stains
Goodbye to white marks on clothes, check out how to avoid deodorant marks…
Sweating tips
How to apply antiperspirant deodorant

Most of us enjoy a bit of antiperspirant to keep us fresh and smelling good throughout the day, right? Right. Once you’ve decided that, it’s down to the far more tricky choice of which type of antiperspirant deodorant you use. There are just so many. Well, OK, mainly three. But whatever your preference, there’s a trick to each of them. So once you’ve decided whether you’re a dry spray or stick fan, check out our tips on how to apply antiperspirant below…

Read more Sweating tips
Waxing tips: Your before-and-after wax care guide
Here’s our before-and-after wax care guide, full of our best waxing tips.
The perks of washing in the morning or a shower before bed
We love both morning and evening showers, here's why
Should you exfoliate before or after shaving?
Got questions about your shaving routine? This is the article for you.

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