Dear ladies, today I bring you here to discuss the side effects of skin bleaching or skin lightening. We have got products that ladies use to lighten dark areas of the skin or achieve an overall lighter complexion. In doing so, it does more harm than good. The following are the side effects of skin bleaching:
1. Some of these products have mercury which is poisonous.
mercury has been banned from ingredients that make the skin lightening in country like USA, But products made in other countries have some traces of mercury. In case mercury find its way into your body, you might experience the following,
- kidney failure.
- sensitivity to burning light.
- high blood pressure.
- tremor, memory loss and irritability.
my dear sisters, love yourself. Changing your skin complexion won't make him love you more. We have got guys who like dark women, and we too have those who like light skin women. No matter your test, you will always get your Mr right. Don't ruin your life in the name of changing your skin colour. Do you understand?
2. It causes nephrotic syndrome.
This is a kidney disorder caused by damage of blood vessels in your kidneys that is responsible in filtering waste products and excess water. This makes your body to excrete more protein in your urine. The skin lightening products containing mercury has been attributed to this problem.
Signs of this problem are;
- lose of appetite.
- foamy urine.
- swollen feets and ankles.
3. It causes steroids acne.
It is the name given to an acne-like skin condition that occurs in people with high levels of circulating corticosteroids. It destroys the chest, arms and other parts of your body. Your body is the temple of God, protect it at any cost.
4. Exogenous ochronosis (EO)
This is a deseas that causes blue-black pigmentation. It mostly affects those who have used the bleaching product for a long time. This can completely change your skin orientation.
The study has shown that using skin lightener product can cause skin inflammation. This destroys the epidermis that protects your body against hot sun.
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