By Olaniyi Oluwaseun
Nigerians has been advised against using “toning cream or bleaching creams”, which have been said to be harmful to our body and health.
The application of such creams in our skin has said that the skin has disadvantages to the internal organs.Whenever such cream was applied on the skin, it is absorbed into the body and damage the internal organs like the pancreas and other organs.
However, Nigerians should abstain from such practices all in the name of beauty at the detriment of their health and life. A lot of people spent a huge sum of money on toning which would have effect but years later,like hypertension and diabetes.
“A lot of skin lightening agents are extremely dangerous. People have a wrong notion that once you apply anything on your skin it ends on the skin. Steroid the commonest thing people uses to bleach today get absorbed into the body and affect major organs like the pancreas, adrenals and at the end such people begin to have Hypertension, diabetes, among others,’’.
The use of such skin lightening agent causes damages to the skin years after and most time users do not relate that habit to their health challenges.This below meant help you to know the effects.
1.Skin-lighten creams could cause hazardous effect
2.Hydrocodone penetrates the skin and may cause irreversible damage to connective tissue.
3.The chemical may also be cancer-causing and other creams contain mercury, which is another toxin.
Fairness creams have long been accused of being discriminatory and racist, but what is a lesser known fact about the million dollar industry is that they can land you with far more serious problems.
Most creams sold in the market are a dangerous cocktail of compounds like steroids, hydroquinone, and tretinoin.
The long term use of this creams can lead to lethal health concerns likes permanent pigmentation, skin cancer, liver damage, mercury poisoning and others.