Ever Thought How Skin Bleaching Can Affect Your Unborn Baby?
Many of the skin bleaching agents sold in Kenya are not approved for use by the Kenya Bureau of Standards and are sold on the black market. This means that their content is not known but common agents include hydroquinone, mercury, salicylic acid, retinoic acid and steroids.
Cameroon: When a Beauty Technique Is Cancerous!
Cameroon Tribune, 10 November 2017
Some of the products used in bleaching the skin are said to be potential cause to skin cancer. Read more »
Premium Times, 3 September 2017
Over the years, bleaching creams also known as skin lighteners, whiteners, brighteners or fading creams were used for the purpose of treating skin problems such as freckles, age… Read more »
Premium Times, 16 August 2017
An immunologist and Head, Department of Chemical Pathology, at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Ganiyu Arinola, has called for a ban on the importation of bleaching creams. Read more »
allAfrica, 24 October 2017
"You are pretty for a dark-skinned girl" Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 12 June 2017
To be black in the world today is to be stigmatised for having dark skin. To be light-skinned, on the other hand, is to be celebrated in line with western beauty standards. Read more »