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The ban on bleaching products for the skin will not work until the fair skin is associated with beauty and success

While there are safer alternatives, many whitening and brightening products used in Africa contain harmful ingredients such as mercury and high dose steroids. These ingredients can cause kidney failure and other diseases, making skin whitening a public health problem that… Continue Reading →

Rwanda attacks bleaching agents for skin by seizing cosmetics • Good Medical

Skin whitening is a billion dollar industry in predominantly black countries, but some governments want it to change. Rwanda is one of them. Highlighting the harmful effects of chemicals on health, the country launched a crackdown to ban bleaches, especially… Continue Reading →

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