Everyone sure has the freedom to do with their body as they wish but with more and more women falling pray to harmful chemicals used for skin lightening, then the need to get informed becomes paramount.
Although we often hear ‘black is beautiful’, it is saddening to know that women now resort to dangerous practices to become fairer.
This may have something to do with the strategic commercials cosmetic brands put up to entice women or the subtle messages all around that seem to make us believe that fairer is better. Whichever the cause of the popularity of skin lightening or bleaching creams, you should read up these facts before following the trend.
1. Not all skin bleaching is bad
Contrary to popular believe, not all skin bleaching is bad. A doctor can actually prescribe a bleaching cream for skin conditions such as Melasma, severe acne, hyperpigmented scar, skin spots and the likes.