Turkish minister likens lipstick red to national flag's color
THY will no longer allow its flight attendants to wear red lipstick, according to a new regulation that will be introduced soon, according to the media reports. Hürriyet photoRed lipstick is beautiful as it is just like the color of the Turkish flag, Turkish Transportation and Communication Minister Binali Yıldırım said today in an evasive answer to questions on Turkish Airlines’ (THY) ban on the makeup for its cabin crew.
"I think red is a beautiful color," he said at the Turkish-American Civilian Aviation Conference in İzmir.
"It is same as the color as our national flag's color," he said, concluding the interview without addressing the question.
THY will no longer allow its flight attendants to wear red, pink or claret lipstick, according to a new regulation that will be introduced soon, recent media reports have said.
Hostesses must use pastel tones in their makeup in accordance with the new regulation. Tattoos, a high bun and wigs are also banned, according to the new regulations released by the Cabin Services Department, daily Hürriyet has reported.