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Check If Your Body Cream Contain Any Of The Following by Kealmin(m): 9:07am On Dec 11, 2017
Every bleaching cream contain one or two chemicals. Those chemicals are very reactive and may cause damage to your skin if precautions is not taken

ARSENIC- Arsenic are chemical element which can combine with organic and inorganic substance. The element is found in groundwater and is very detrimental when swallowed. Inorganic arsenic can cause abdominal pain,destruction of red blood cells and death.


There are other notorious features of this element yet it is one of the element use in bleaching creams. This element contains chemicals used in herbicide and pesticides. This chemical is very toxic and can leads to cancer,lungs disease,skin,bladder,liver and other terrible diseases.


ALPHA HYDROXY- Apha hydroxy acid are chemical compound that consist of carboxylic and hydroxy acid group. The acid is derive from Citric or lactic acid. Professional chemical peel use apha hydroxy compound which remove the top layer of the skin to reduce wrinkles and sun damage.


Alpha hydroxyl is used in cosmetic industry for home exfoliating products such as body cream or lotions. Everybody skin has a different rate of reaction to alpha hydroxy creams. Some skin may become red at the surface and may start developing swelling due to the presence of glycolic acid.


The skin may peel after some time but in some cases there might be a mild burning sensation or itching. Yet this dangerous chemical is still found in some bleaching creams and if not properly used, it may cause degeneration to the skin and other adverse conditions.



HYDROQUINONE- Hydroquinone is an aromatic organic compound. The compound has a positive and negative impact just like the above two. The compound is effective in reducing the formation of melanin and it is also very effective in hyperpigmentation. The compound is a potential ingredient of body lotion.

A common effect associated with Hydroquinone is skin irritation and the dangerous chemical make the skin susceptible to sun burn. If you purchase any Hydroquinone cream, make sure to read the product label and other instructions written and make sure to adhere strictly to it to avoid damage skin. Research has shown Hydroquinone to have link with cancer, and the dangerous chemical has been banned in France.

MERCURY-Mercury is a chemical element popularly known as quicksilver. The element is a famous material used for different purposes. Mercury is an active ingredients which lightens the skin and reduces dark spot. The element is said to exhibit a lot of harmful effect on the user.


Such cream is known to cause different health issues such as kidney damage,headache,fatigue and depression.
Mercury is very active in skin bleaching creams and can damage the brain. This infact can lead to the development of scars. Consumers should try and avoid anti-aging creams,skin lighteners and other creams containing mercury.


Skin bleaching cream can cause acne after a several use. The skin bleaching cream accelerate the Skin into ocronosis-this is the process where by the Skin pigment degenerate to a minimal level and loses it natural Skin colour.


Bleaching creams is also associated with stretch marks. Bleaching creams contains terrible chemicals capable of reducing the skin to abnormal point. During this process stretch marks will start developing.
Using skin bleaching creams on the body can also produce stretch marks.

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Re: Check If Your Body Cream Contain Any Of The Following by uboma(m): 2:33pm On Dec 11, 2017
My Vaseline body lotion does not have any of these.....

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