East Africa Closer to Banning Hydroquinone Skin-Lightening Products
|05/23/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
East African countries are set to ban skin-lightening products that contain hydroquinone, a medical agent linked to health problems when used in high concentrations. The East African Legislative Assembly last week passed a resolution calling for a region-wide ban on the manufacturing and importation of products containing hydroquinone.
At a beauty parlor in Arusha, 52-year-old Rose Mselle has been using skin-bleaching products since she was a teenager. She says women like her want to be beautiful
“And in the process of looking for beauty, or for our skin color to shine, we use things that we shouldn’t,” she added.
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