Until We Believe Black Is Beautiful, Skin Bleaching Will Continue
Dermatologists have called for urgent enforcement and regulation of the use and illegal sale of skin bleaching-lightening agents. According to the World Health Organisation, an estimated 77% of Nigerian women use skin-lightening products - the highest in the world. Skin bleaching can lead skin diseases such as skin cancer and liver or kidney damages.
A Nivea advert that features a black woman using the company's product with the tagline 'visibly lightens' has been branded "racist". The beauty brand is advertising its new ... Read more »