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Blog: To Bleach Or Not To Bleach: Light Chicks vs Dark Chicks

28 June 2012, 17:39 VIBEWEEKLY

I recently read a newspaper article declaring Nigerian women as the champions of bleaching. Now knowing the population size of Nigeria one can refute the results but they won. And guess which East African country had the highest number of skin bleachers…Kenya.

Beauty is based on the features that you possess; your eyes, your cheekbones, your smile…it has nothing to do with your skin colour. My aim is to highlight the dangers of using these products and illustrating their irrelevance, especially to men.

Yes, a light skinned woman shall stand out from the crowd, especially if she’s wearing the right colour combination, but that doesn’t necessarily lead to attraction but attention. Take the following example:

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