News Articles On Skin-Lightening

Articles on the UK & its Cities:

BBC:



(2016) Illegal skin lightening creams being sold in London: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-35589645

(2016) Illegal skin bleaching products on sale in Coventry: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-36717121

(2013) Kanebo apologises for lightening products’ skin damage: http://bbc.co.uk/news/business-23543212

(2004) Illegal skin cream: An investigation by Inside Out West Midlands has discovered that illegal skin creams are openly sold in beauty shops in Birmingham: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:OGCrCAEjZ8oJ:www.bbc.co.uk/insideout/content/articles/2007/10/12/westmidlands_skin_bleaching_s12_w5_feature.shtml+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk


Mirror:

(2020) L'Oreal to remove 'whitening', 'lightening' and 'fair' from skin care productshttps://www.mirror.co.uk/money/loreal-remove-whitening-lightening-fair-22271383


(2020) Alexandra Burke says she was told to bleach skin to appeal to white audiences:https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/alexandra-burke-says-told-bleach-22224044


(2019) Anila Baig: Corrie will show skin lightening is beyond the pale: https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/anila-baig-corrie-show-skin-17382659 


Daily Mail:



(2014) As Holland & Barrett come under fire for selling a controversial skin lightening cream . . . The women who’ll do anything to have whiter skin: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2850927/As-Holland-Barrett-come-fire-selling-controversial-skin-lightening-cream-women-wholl-whiter-skin.html

The Guardian:

Independent:


Channel 4 News:

(2015) Anger over 'skin whitening' products on sale at London event.http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:DKJhlqnfzKoJ:www.channel4.com/news/skin-whitening-black-afro-hair-beauty-mama-africa+&cd=9&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk


Crawley News


Evening Standard:

(2016) Toxic skin lightening creams seized in east London:http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:YRICk-xeBGgJ:www.standard.co.uk/news/toxic-skin-lightening-creams-seized-in-east-london-a3159671.html+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk

Metro

(2017) Face-changing app branded 'racist' for lightening skin on selfies:http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:xwCqGmpIVyIJ:metro.co.uk/2017/04/26/face-changing-app-branded-racist-for-lightening-skin-on-selfies-6599159/+&cd=27&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk

Southwark News

(2019) Husband and wife sentenced after using kitchen to make illegal skin whitening productshttps://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:4VKerAJ_7uMJ:https://www.southwarknews.co.uk/news/32532-2/+&cd=8&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk


Shropshire Star


Articles from Across the Globe:

BBC:

(2020) Fair and Lovely: Can renaming a fairness cream stop colourism?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-53182169


(2020) Unilever renames Fair & Lovely skin cream after backlashhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53178088

The Telegraph:

(2020) Toxic skin whitening products being sold on eBay despite warnings: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2020/01/16/toxic-skin-whitening-products-sold-ebay-despite-warnings/


The Guardian:

(2015) India's skin-whitening creams highlight a complex over darker complexions: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/24/dark-skin-india-prejudice-whitening


Daily Mail

(2014) 'Kenyan men like women with whiter skin': The rise of wealth Nairobi women illegally injecting themselves with skin-lightening creams : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2650766/Kenyan-men-like-women-whiter-skin-The-rise-wealthy-Nairobi-women-illegally-INJECTING-skin-lightening-creams.html

 

STYLE.COM/ARABIA


Jewish Business News:

(2015) How Multinational Brands Are Driving India's Dangerous Skin Whitening Obsession with Lighter Skin has taken an Ugly Turn : https://www.google.co.uk/#q=)+How+Multinational+Brands+Are+Driving+India%E2%80%99s+Dangerous+Skin+Whitening+Obsession+India%27s+Obsession+with+Lighter+Skin+has+taken+an+Ugly+Turn
 

International Business Times:

(2016) Skin Lightening: The beauty industry's ugly billion-dollar secret: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:VD3vS4BAEdMJ:www.ibtimes.co.uk/skin-lightening-beauty-industrys-ugly-billion-dollar-secret-1579218+&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk


CNN:

(2016) Light and shadows: Skin bleaching in Uganda: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:RY9CFMHcZy4J:www.cnn.com/2016/01/21/health/cnnphotos-skin-lightening-uganda/+&cd=22&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk


Metro:

(2016) An African Country is banning skin bleaching products, here's why:http://metro.co.uk/2016/06/03/an-african-country-is-banning-skin-bleaching-products-heres-why-5923070/


The Root:

(2016) Ghana to Ban Skin-Bleaching Products in August: http://www.theroot.com/articles/news/2016/05/ghana-to-ban-skin-bleaching-products-in-august/

CBC News:

(2016) Rapper Azealia Banks defends skin bleaching: www.cbc.ca/news/trending/azealia-banks-skin-bleaching-1.3667049

Odditycentral.com:


Face 2 Face Africa:

(2016) Melanin Goddess: Meet the Ebony Queen who is also a Fashion Model. https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:Okh0KuWObt8J:https://face2faceafrica.com/article/khoudia-diop+&cd=12&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk


Huffington Post:

(2020) Alexandra Burk Details Racism she's Experienced Throughout out Career: 'I Was Told To Bleach My Skin':https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/alexandra-burke-racism-x-factor-winner_uk_5eede243c5b6a88304d0f7a4?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvLnVrLw&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAACmAbt4TF6IOHr7l0r2SuNDdHAoq-6Id8JgZT79t2KPSpuiOEblmYtlaRGzGZTQxpr5LxMw_gLK73yoH4q4iv4YjZdzRcw1eGFT71o4EY8wf_no6iD1NoyXksboieHbTNUm6m5JY4aLRtsTj1sqrciZz6hqBx0H6EC99_OtX00BD

(2016) Miss USA had to be remind herself that she was beautiful. Because racism. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/miss-usa-had-to-remind-herself-that-she-was-beautiful-because-racism_us_57f6c5cee4b0b6a430312b1d

(2015) Inside The Controversial Skin-Bleaching Phenomenon (VIDEO):http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/20/light-girls-skin-bleaching-phenomenon_n_6503630.html


SKY News:

(2016) Beauty Firm Sorry for 'Racist' Skin-Whitening Ad. http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:_PeIJ8-uZVgJ:news.sky.com/story/beauty-firm-sorry-for-racist-skin-whitening-ad-10333389+&cd=21&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk


NY Daily News:

(2016) Emma Watson is under fire for appearing in Lancôme ads for 'skin whitening' cream in 2013: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/emma-watson-criticized-skin-whitening-ads-article-1.2587763


The Mercury News:

(2016) Kerry Washington disappointed by apparent skin-lightening on magazine cover:http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:n5nwZX4xaBcJ:www.mercurynews.com/2016/04/06/kerry-washington-disappointed-by-apparent-skin-lightening-on-magazine-cover/+&cd=46&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk

Jamaica Observer:

(2016) Skin bleaching in Jamaica needs to be looked into, says American actor: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Skin-bleaching-in-Jamaica-needs-to-be-looked-into--says-American-actor_48537


CTV News:


City Press

Yahoo


Gulf News

(2016) Are you dying to have white skin? http://gulfnews.com/life-style/glamour/beauty/are-you-dying-to-have-white-skin-1.1012857


Inquisitr

(2016) Gabby Douglas: Lighter Skin-Bleaching Buzz Joins Hand-On-Heart Controversy: http://www.inquisitr.com/3402088/gabby-douglas-lighter-skin-bleaching-buzz-joins-hand-on-heart-controversy/

 Al Arabiya News

(2008) Arab women use 'bottled racism' for whiter skin http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2008/08/20/55137.html

Afrizap

(2016) Skin Bleaching Is A Big Problem In Many African Countries:  http://www.afrizap.com/en/skin-bleaching

NY Times

(2020) Johnson & Johnson Will Stop Selling Skin Whitening Lotions:https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/19/business/johnson-and-johnson-skin-whitening-cream.html

(2019) Rwanda Cracks Down on Bleaching Agents by Seizing Cosmetics: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/09/world/africa/skin-bleaching-banned-rwanda.html

U.S.News

(2017) Rub Out the Bias Behind Skin-Lightening Products: https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:8jCHNudjBhcJ:https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2017-04-17/global-white-out-end-the-racism-that-reinforces-skin-lightening-products+&cd=7&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk

ABC News

(2020) 'Whitening' creams undergo a makeover but colorism persistshttps://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:7jiCUmsQmLUJ:https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/whitening-creams-undergo-makeover-colorism-persists-71992915+&cd=13&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk

(2017) Skin-whitening uptake sparks concern among Austrailian dermatologists: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:UjWHZrbhTj0J:www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-26/skin-whitening-demand-growing-in-australia-industry-reports/8471140+&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk


myAJC.com

(2017) Twitter is fuming over Face-App's 'racist' skin-lightening filter:http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:N59DGmTJRq8J:www.myajc.com/news/twitter-fuming-over-faceapp-racist-skin-lightening-filter/MEyf0Bx3w4j5aQTbQ9ySlO/+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk

Globalnews

(2017) FaceApp apologizes after backlash over 'racist' skin lightening filter:http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:wklKlsJzavoJ:globalnews.ca/news/3402181/faceapp-racist-filter/+&cd=33&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk

sbs.com

(2017) Why more Asian men are using skin-whitening products:http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:LVjP4icFpoAJ:www.sbs.com.au/news/dateline/article/2017/02/27/why-more-asian-men-are-using-skin-whitening-products+&cd=27&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk

Foxnews.com

(2017) Priyanka Chopra regrets endorsing skin-lightening creamwww.foxnews.com/.../priyanka-chopra-regrets-endorsing-skin-lightening-cream.html


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