skin bleaching

11.30.18

It's Time to Reckon with the Harmful Impact of Skin-Whitening Products

VICE's Taylor Hosking calls for less secrecy and denial around bleaching products.

11.28.18

Blac Chyna's Skin-Whitening Products Are a Window into an American Secret

Her co-sign of a bleaching product forces us to reckon with a problem too often shrouded in secrecy and denial.

7.19.18

Why Do People Drastically Change Their Skin Color?

The complicated psychology of why some people obsessively tan and why others use bleaching products to lighten their skin.

8.7.17

Counterfeit Skin-Whitening Creams Are Ruining People's Faces

A raid in Cambodia revealed 70 tons of fake cosmetics, some with terrifying side effects.

10.1.12

Caribbean Fashion Week

Charlet and her new friends go bleach shopping.

10.1.12

Caribbean Fashion Week

We arrive in Kingston, Jamaica, and gain an audience with dancehall celebrity Elephant Man, aka The Energy God, to find out why dancehall girls cause local men so many problems. Then we explore the illegal and dangerous skin-bleaching trend.

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