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How To Use A Lemon To Lighten Skin: 35 Methods

Ever looked at your childhood pictures and wondered where that luminous and glowing skin has disappeared? Well, you aren’t alone… it’s a secret wish of everyone. Each one of us wish, if there was a magic potion that could take out the dull, uneven skin tone and boost a rejuvenated, refreshed and glow in to

Skin Whitening: Why I Think It’s Bollocks

Why I Think It’s Bollocks Vanity Beauty A few weeks ago, I had a chat with a reader who wanted to know about the difference between skin whitening and skin brightening. Skin whitening is a very common trend in Asia. Advertisements are almost always portraying fair skin that encourages women to reach these crazy expectations

Indian Women Whiten Their Skin, Fight The Patriarchy

  Today’s New York Times has a disturbing yet wholly unsurprising story about the expanding market in India for skin-whitening creams. Apparently global cosmetics companies like Avon, Garnier, Body Shop (?!) and Vichy (advertisement above) are taking on longtime market leader Fair & Lovely to cash in on the common perception on the Subcontinent that

Indian Women Whiten Their Skin, Fight The Patriarchy

  Today’s New York Times has a disturbing yet wholly unsurprising story about the expanding market in India for skin-whitening creams. Apparently global cosmetics companies like Avon, Garnier, Body Shop (?!) and Vichy (advertisement above) are taking on longtime market leader Fair & Lovely to cash in on the common perception on the Subcontinent that