Dr. Bola Ogunbiyi, president of the Nigerian Association of Dermatology has advised people against the use of skin lightening creams popularly called bleaching creams because of their harmful effects; she said this during an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Continuing, she said that the creams when applied are absorbed into the body where they cause damage to some organs which may eventually lead to high blood pressure and diabetes. Besides, the skin after also becomes affected.
Truhealth is aware that the creams in question contain steroids, drugs that are usually used in medicine with utmost caution. The skin after a while develops multiple colours and wrinkles, the women look awful when this happens.