Whitening creams can make your complexion fairer in the short term but will affect your skin and health in the long term. It is because the ingredients used in these whitening products and beauty creams are harmful chemicals.
Dr Nitin Walia who is a known dermatologist said that 30% users of these products face side effects from such products. The percentage is higher in the age group of 20-30.
The most common ingredients are mercury and hydroquinone. Everyone knows how harmful mercury is for human health yet it is being used because it gives instant result.
There should be more awareness among common consumers about the health problems related with these products, no one will purchase whitening creams when they will know it causes cancer.
Few months ago UK raided shops and cosmetics and recovered many Pakistani beauty creams which were found dangerous for use. These shops were fined heavily to stop such products from being sold in the market.