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Rid the market of dangerous mercury-laden skin-lightening cosmetics

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Majority of consumers are not aware of the dangers of using these cosmetics since in most cases mercury does not appear on the ingredients’ list.

Rid the market of dangerous mercury-laden skin-lightening cosmetics

By Patricia Kombo | 4 months ago

Is black still as beautiful? Bias against dark skin here with us

Is black still as beautiful? Bias against dark skin here with us

A stroll along Nairobi’s River Road reveals dozens of shops openly selling skin lightening products.

Kirsten Kanja | 1 year ago

Skin whitening creams remain online despite mercury findings

Major global brands from the likes of Unilever, L’Oreal and Procter & Gamble were not flagged and were not included.

Reuters | 1 year ago

Lemon, turmeric used in quest to alter skin complexion

People drink turmeric and lemon juice concoction for years to attain a fairer complexion.

Lydiah Nyawira | 2 years ago

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