Turkish Airlines bans red & pink lipstick and nail polishes

May 5, 2013 @ CNN

Turkish Airlines says because its current cabin uniform does “not include the colors red, dark pink etc., the use of lipstick and nail polish of these colors … impairs the (airline’s) visual integrity.”

“According to the generally accepted practices, personnel who work in the services sector are preferred to be artless and well groomed with a make-up in pastel tones,” the statement said.

The airline believes pastel colors give “a natural presence” which in turn “has a more gentle and attainable effect in communication.”

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