Toxic skin-whitening creams should be ‘avoided at all costs,’ UK officials warn

Skin-whitening creams can be as toxic as paint strippers and should be “avoided at all costs,” the UK’s Local Government Association has warned. The creams “act like paint stripper and increase the risk of cancer,” said the LGA, which represents regional councils in England and Wales. Many skin-whitening products are banned in the UK due to harmful ingredients —Continue reading “Toxic skin-whitening creams should be ‘avoided at all costs,’ UK officials warn”