Skin Lightening

Skin lightening… in 2014???

When I heard of the launch of Nigerian-Cameroonian singer Dencia’s skin lightening cream, Whitenicious, I was not surprised. The truth of the matter is skin bleaching is still a common practice. And it’s not just in Nigeria or India, it’s right here at home. Don’t believe me? Just turn to the back of any Essence or Ebony magazine and you will find at least one advertisement for a skin lightening cream. (more…)

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