Skin Lightening and Skin Bleaching: The Difference

Eurocentric beauty standards including White Skin, skin lightening and skin bleaching were imposed by the dominant culture on the cultures the oppressed including Black people. Even in Advertisements.

Skin lightening and Skin Bleaching are both terms to describe the voluntary process of decreasing darkness or increasing paleness in the color of one’s skin.  This is Part 1 of a multi part discussion and should include everything you need to know. The terms are used interchangeably, but they should not be.  The Difference between […]