‘Some people use relaxer to bleach’- Amanda Akhimien, Skincare specialist


In your opinion, why do people bleach?

If you ask why do people like to make themselves lighter, my response is, it is not their fault.  You cannot blame them.  Men prefer light skinned women.  Some are trying to follow their fantasies, they have some role models they like to resemble.

What are the side effects of bleaching?

It is green vein, dark knuckles, bleach burn.  Some end up with cancer or other skin related diseases.

What are the ways, method people use in bleaching?

I have had instances where some people use relaxer, shampoo and other creams.

What advice do you have for those who bleach?

Everything should be done in moderation.

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