Here's why you shouldn't 'bleach'! [Must read]

Skin bleaching is a good option to get rid of the black spots or any other type of spots on skin but, skin whitening is a whole different ball game all together.

Skin 'bleaching'

By now, most of you must have realised that using chemical bleaches for whitening and bleaching skin can cause harm to your skin in the long run.

Sadly, this is what the pressure of our society has forced our girls, celebrities and more, to.

You may heard that people that bleach have and odour and so on. Well, thats actually the least of your problems, according to research.

Harmful Effects of Skin WhiteningThe side effects effects include:

  • Dark grey spots 
  • Skin cancer 
  • Acne 
  • Swelling of the skin 
  • Thinning of the skin 
  • Cataracts 
  • Setting down of fat on face, chest, upper back and stomach 
  • Increase in appetite and weight gain 
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Neurological and kidney damage due to high level of mercury used in the creams 
  • Psychiatric disorders 
  • Severe birth defects 
  • Asthma 
  • Liver damage

Some of these side effects could be seen almost immediately while some are seen after prolonged use of skin whitening creams.

Even the bible says, '.....contentment is great gain...'.

If a man would love you, he would love all of you.

So your present boyfriend doesn't like your skin colour? Hit the NEXT button.

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