Despite the health implications of skin bleaching, it is still being practised by most young women of today with the intention of looking younger and attracting attention from men. While most celebrities deny engaging in the act,
controversial TV and radio personality Mzbel, has openly confessed to using bleaching creams. The “16 years” hit maker stated that she is currently embarking on a spiritual journey to quit bleaching.
“I have come to understand life and I am trying to connect to who I am, as a black person I don’t think I have to be apologizing for being black.”
“I don’t care if people start saying I am black now, being white is not who I am and anytime I see someone with dark completion I jealous the person. I move from Church to Church because I’m on a spiritual journey to quit bleaching”, she told Abeiku Santana on UTV’s Atuu show.
Skin bleaching products is reported to contain chemicals such as hydroquinone, corticosteroids, salicylic agents, sodium hypochlorite, and many other acidic agents that put users at great risk of various health complications.
Watch interview below;