Skin Bleaching

'Whitenicious' Skin Bleacher Causes Controversy

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.06.2014 | Canada Style

In today's upsetting and almost unbelievable news: a Cameroon pop singer is making headlines for hawking a skin lightening cream that's called...White...

India's Ugly Obsession with Lighter Skin Hits Close to Home, Too

Arti Patel | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Style
Arti Patel

As a kid, I quickly figured out my so-called "dark" brown skin was darker than most Indian girls and as a result, I become fascinated with fair skin. These days at 24, I'd like to think these things are part of my past but a recent article in the Guardian, "India's unfair obsession with lighter skin," is like a slap in the face -- an ongoing obsession with fair, lovely, beautiful skin here and there.

Skin Bleaching: Done In Secret For A Reason

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 01.13.2012 | Canada Living

Kareem Ali first bleached his skin when he was six. Not knowing exactly what he was doing, Ali says he rubbed Vicco -- a skin-lightening product from...