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Thursday, April 4, 2013

Must Watch Video: Nigeria’s Skin Bleaching Epidemic Big Business!

184 comments:

BLOGLORD said...

If they like let them bleach their skin till it has started showing green veins and they are beginning to have patches like coke and Fanta. when they start smelling, they will know the havoc they've done to themselves. rukky and all u yoruba actresses take note!

Anonymous said...

Always the first. :)

Anonymous said...

Wow!that skin is an eye sore!...

Terrific said...

Hope Tonto Dike is watch this?

★★PRINCE CHARMING™★★ said...

Lol... Everyone wants to be "transparent" or would I say radiant. This is educative and a warning to the future Albino wannabe's. Hehe!

Anonymous said...

O ga o..

Anonymous said...

Toto sorry tonto dike and rukayat sorry again Rukky sanda! Una don hear all d disease una go soon get. May God help u all plus all our nollywood actors and actresses dat av suddenly turned oyinbo. Smh 4una!!!!!
Erelu pizzle!

BONARIO NNAGS said...

Wow! Lindiway I saw it on Aljazeera yesternite and I said to myself Linda needs to post dis on her blog.
They made it emphatic that Lagos has the highest number of women bleaching in Africa,with 8 out of every 10women bleaching. The worst is dat they take pride in it.smh

~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA3310

Anonymous said...

Love femi k..its no longer called bleaching its called toning lwkm....but make we stop to abuse nija,america is worse even the lite skn sisters "tone" look at b4 n afta of a lot of d clebs alot of them don tone.saw jhud at a resturant in chi town recently her face was yaaaaalllo n fngers n knuckles black,sister don bleach oo i mean tone

Anonymous said...

wait o,why is it dat nigeria is ranked high statistically wen it comes to stuff like ds...so oda countries no dey use am? Nigeria ds,nigeria dat...abegi mak dem try associate us with beta things...its always nigeria leading the pack...am begining to disagree with these baseless statistics...jst because we r the most populous black nation...i tire o.

Anonymous said...

this is absolute rubbish, 8 in 10 women in Nigeria bleaching their skin is a complete lie, most Nigerian women do NOT bleach their skin, these stupid media bigots and their false and unreliable statistics, have they checked the house of every Nigerian woman to see if she bleaches, in a country where many live in poverty I doubt if the money to buy bleaching products is available and a priority. while a small percent of some Nigerians do bleach, I don't see any media stories concerning bleaching in Asian countries. so 80% of all Nigerian women thats over 40 million women, what a lie

Anonymous said...

Please tell that to Rihannah, Beyonce and Nicki Minaj what Nigerians are doing is nothing drastic compared to what black americans do is only because they have money that is why theirs is not as obvious as ours spare me jare...

Anonymous said...

It is what it is... make we hear word

Anonymous said...

Toke Makinwa you don hear????

Anonymous said...

RIDICULOUS

didi said...

Ladies pls use our natural shea butter and coco butter ,cucumber,honey,lemon juice,sandalwood powder...all this are natural skin bleach and will never destory your skin...

Anonymous said...

Linda and her sister Laura are bleachers too.

Anonymous said...

Fela Anikulapo Kuti will always be with us, when he released his hit song 'Yellow Fever' in 1976, he was preaching against skin bleaching. It is ladies with low self esteem who bleach.

nony nso said...

Pls next time let them be specifik, let em say 8 out of every 10 YORUBA WOMEN cos na them do am pass, I remember in the east, wen a man or woman dey bleach, he or she becum the gossip topic for the street but for lag, bleaching is lik any normal thing.. Almost all the yoruba women I see get two colours... Am.nt exageratingp

Anonymous said...

TONTO DIKE,U DON HEAR ???

Anonymous said...

Lol

Anonymous said...

Bitch don't include Beysus. Such blasphemy

Anonymous said...

Nollywood this is for you. Rukky Sanda, Tonto Dikeh etc una dey hear so. Leave bleaching plus married men alone!!!

Anonymous said...

Freda Francis edewor,queensly Osagie una don hear am?especially freda I no fit place wether you be yellow,brown skin or blackky.

Anonymous said...

Freda Francis edewor I hope say you dey watch this one? Smh for you

Anonymous said...

Yes she is watch sir!!!

Anonymous said...

Shout the F up nonso,any lil tin u relate it 2 yorubas,as if,tonto,rukky,and d likes are yorubas.....get ur facts ryt nxt time.....omohpearl say so!

Anonymous said...

LMAO!!! Nigeria is always a center of attraction...kai!! We don suffer oo. Rihanna, Beyonce, JHud, even OPRAH bleached, but u will never hear it cuz they use more expensive stuff. Its even worse in Asian countries. Nigeria, I hail thee!!!

Anonymous said...

Lmao!maxi-peel cream! Bleachers una hear so!!! Length @ which ppl go! All sorts of mixtures n hot hot serum... Ppl that bleach, in my own opinion re just insecure.

EA said...

2 many bleachers, all to attract men. Make una leave Tonto Dike alone, make una talk to una sisters and girlfriends and even boyfriends. Bleachy, bleachy country how are you shame.

ravenmortal said...

"Yellow Fever, you dey bleach oh, you dey bleach!". Just would not have the same poetic flair as "Yellow Fever, you dey tone oh, you dey tone!"

TOLUWALASHE'S BOO said...

Only God know what the hell they use in making these bleaching creams.
After turning white, they'd turn orange, making them look like carrots.
Yoruba women are the patronizers of these skin destroyers.

Anonymous said...

Wait just just checkin.....yep pussy still feels the same. No fucks given.

Anonymous said...

I don't bleach, I tone occasionally and not on all parts of my body, just face......lool!

Anonymous said...

Yes she is watch

Anonymous said...

Na only her d do am? Hw abt ur mum, sis & friends?

Anonymous said...

Honestly am starting to doubt all these their proofless stats joor. Its dey jst look arnd and decide, why not say its Nigeria, dumb ass white pipus. Besides with d kinda sun we face here no 1 wants to b caring sun burn patches or skin arnd, gotsa look geud.

Anonymous said...

LoL!! And d rest one the nollywood n music industry too!!

Anonymous said...

Our hellish weather is not helping matters.Nigerians in colder regions look shades lighter and fresher and this intimidates women in Naija. They want their skin to look as good and end up going for the bleaching option that has no sunscreen protection.

Eze Chukwumereze said...

For the 1st time I am going to be very blunt on Linda's blog but I hate people that bleach, as in that is really low esteem. The white folks wish they were darker than us cuz light skinned tends to age quickly. I myself I am light skinned by birth but any attempt to bleach or make it brighter na 'afin' confirm.
There are dark beautiful girls out there that don't need bleaching. Oluchi and Abgani(MissWorld) are examples.

Anonymous said...

Let me put it this way, poor people bleach, rich people tone! Understood? Lol....to be honest when u start bleaching d surface dat is meant to protect u frm sun away what's left? Then u start complaining abt the Sun, as d doctor said in d clip disease range from kidney disease et al.....as person tlk for up, use cocoa butter, honey nd make dat black skin shine nt fade'

missy said...

Blasphemy ba??I 1da wat God will say to u!

Anonymous said...

Y'all saying u don't trust the stats and that yoruba women bleach more I'm guessing u haven't been to some universities or private hostels recently? U'll be amazed wen u see a babe shoppin for cosmetics n toiletries wiv bigbig money for toning cream n all sorts lighting tinz, since runs is d order of d day everybody gasto yellow oh sorry "white" cos dats howmuch d "toning"goes

dee baby said...

In addition to their "skin friendly weather"

Anonymous said...

yep the stats is bogus as fas as I'm concerned...80% !! what BS ..basically every Nigerian bleaches...what nonsense

Anonymous said...

Dude, "albino" isn't something to laugh about.....:|

Anonymous said...

no they are toners

mimiie maureen said...

Hmmm...I must say when bleached out...we begin to see ya ghost!

Anonymous said...

Ehn now, that's why the ladies upgraded to skin toning na..

Anonymous said...

Easy to forget that India actually has the highest number of bleachers because of the class system their...do the math 80% of 1billion is equal to ???
By I know that their products are gehn gehn serious cream are made in India; their products will turn you to MJ in two days. Does Naomi bleach? Hmmm!

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NWA LINDA-IKEJI said...

All this Yoruba ladies want to get the Igbo women light skin colour. Omo we are biafrans, so una no fit get am!

Make i begin to dey grab insults now, and mind u na my mother get this blog, so she can decide not o post ur comment or inshort remove u...lol

lily damian said...

@eze chukwumereze. Really. U hate pple that bleach. That means u must hate micheal jackson a lot.and ur also wrong abt white pple wishing they are darker than us. True they tan to look golden bt not to b black. If they really envied our colour. They are brilliant. Theyl ivent creams that will enable them have dark skin permanently. But low nd behold they are even the ones that produce most toning creams in d world. So spare me the white crap.don't think oluchi nd agbani don't also use creams that have toning agents in them.

Anonymous said...

Hahahahaha....... Na toning dem dey call am now abi? The thing is just foolishness, I must yt today....hahahahahaha.... I just can't stop laufing. But I think insecurity is one of the reasons women want to bleach. I had one classmate back in the day, pple calld her ugly bcos she had a dark complexion

Anonymous said...

Thank you oh. I thought the same thing. When there are women looking for their next meal. Where and how did they do their research to come up with that conclusion?

Anonymous said...

I won't say 8 of every 10 Nigerians or Africans bleach. Let's just say 8 of every 10 women in Africa or Nigeria don't have the same colour of skin from head to toe not necessarily through bleaching. Lyk me I have black eyes

Ose.

Anonymous said...

RetArd!u just had to go there...

Anonymous said...

Blah blah evrybody jst dey tAlk,abeg make al of yu shut ur mouth der jare.bleachin koh bleachin ni.u wey dey talk u dey bleach,ur sister dey bleach includin ur old mama mtchewww

Anonymous said...

Oh pls shut the fuck up!Psycho

Anonymous said...

Is true joor,Nigerians too bleach abeg, its just a trend, very hard to see dark skined people nawadays.

evenda said...

Over correct dey worry ur comment..i'm even tired of seeing them in lag.

evenda said...

Over correct dey worry ur comment..they r everywhere in lag

Anonymous said...

U be yoruba nah, na una trade mark, bleach of life

FREDASE said...

Nne I thot its just me o. Yoruba gurls abuse dis whole bleaching tinz more than others.

Damilola Aina said...

Why is Nigeria always ranked high when it comes to stuff like this?

the boss said...

You assholes have started to look for trouble again! You cause trouble and when people talk back you scream victim or jealousy. You see how quickly u people insult the yorubas. Is tonto or rukky sanda yoruba? Foolish illiterates. Linda please post my comment. Secondly, you people should stop being hypocrites. Nobody looks at dark skinned girls anymore. It has almost become a crime to be dark skinned. In the entertainment world or even to get a job as a woman, those are underlining criterias. In some cultures especially igbos, u people equate been dark as "dirtyness", black people are dirty. When my mum was marrying my dad, their neighbour then who is an igbo woman "that was in the 50's" told my mum that she would have married a yellow man, that where she is from, if u are dark u marry a yellow person so your children will not look too black and dirty. So u see how almost every igbo girl or boy is light skinned! It is an unspoken practise in your culture. I happen to be dark skinned. All my friends are very light and are igbos for that matter. They are naturally light but still bleach till they "look like ghost" when we go out together, nobody looks at me, because am the dark one or d devil in the midst of yellow angels. If not because I have a strong heart and I no who I am. I would have started bleaching cus my friends advised me to bleach. Truth is I don't get noticed as much as they do. I don't get compliments when am around them. Only very few times would someone tell me that my skin is good even though I know am pretty. Don't preach about lowself esteem or validation. Everybody needs a little validation or assurance sometimes. You foolish men! Men that don't think beyond their pants are the major problem. Because u love flashy things. So don't come here talking about how good black skin is!. How many of u is dating a dark skinned girl? Rubbish! Don't mind my english! Am sleep-typing.

Blossom said...

Very poorly composed expose

Anonymous said...

Shut up! Oloribu! Asswipe. One of the many fools like u in this blog must start a tribal war.... Ajeokuta ma momi!

Anonymous said...

My fellow LIBers after having 3 kids my skin is not as fair as it was before. I will like to lighten my skin call it bleach/ tone. PLEASE, can anyone recommend a product or two? I really appreciate it.......mama3

Anonymous said...

Hope Ibo men, Ibo women and yoruba women are hearing? I'm Yoruba girl. All those saying shey Yoruba pple r hearing? Most Yoruba men don't have that time for bleaching and they believe beauty is to a woman and hardwork is to men. Yes Yoruba women bleach, same with Ibo men and women. I see a lot them in my area and school. The tribe I respect that you hardly find them bleach is the Hausa pple. They are comfortable with their colour.

Anonymous said...

Wow. And these women will have children? Their children wkll have high exposure to mercury, which is known to cause cognitive deficits. Also, the women are at risk for skin cancer and may face severe bleeding risk if they suffer cuts to their bodies such as in a car accident because the skin cannot hold.

clapping said...

Ah they are plenty that should learn from this but they wont learn. Muna Abi, Tonto, Rukky Sanda, Omotola, Cossy,Tayo Odueke,Bisi Ibidapo Obe, MonaLisa, Rita Dominique, Mercy Aigbe the queen of bleaching also-Toke Makinwa and even recently Genevieve. Infact all those bleeping Yoruba actresses with the exception of about 2 or three like Funke Akindele shld all take note

Anonymous said...

@Anon 10.08 I agree. I really hate how some of these people can be so racist and see everything wrong with Nigeria. If you were going to do a general thing on bleaching, that's fine but why Nigeria? Bleaching happens all over the world and I really disagree that we have the highest rate. I live around Asians(Indians) and trust me THEY BLEACH SO HARD.

Anonymous said...

what??? did someone mention yoruba women as the highest number of bleachers in naija? try again. igbo women are number 1 followed by yoroba. ibo men even bleach more than yoruba women sef

Anonymous said...

This is for y'all bitches and Nigguhs who L♥√ع skin bleaching*LMAO

Pretty Girl

Anonymous said...

What they mean by toning is skin firming!! Not bleaching!!

Anonymous said...

HOw did they get the statistics please. Do we now keep records of people buying bleaching cream. I don't think so. The media is at it again!

eket said...

igbo women take the prize for bleaching here in yankee o. Go to texax, michigan,new jersey, florida,arizona,seattle WA, california, Virginia all igbo women and heavily bleached. Na dem can afford bleaching creams here in yankee. Yorubas are too busy sending money home to family members in need

★★PRINCE CHARMING™★★ said...

@Anonymous 11:30; I said "albino wannabe's" Who is a wannabe? Someone wanting to be someone or something, those that bleach are indirectly wanting to be as pale skinned as albinos, so that's my point, am not laughing at albinos.

naijamerican said...

you guys did not do your research. What about Camroonians? Liberians? congolese? senegalese. These countries, their women BLEACH!!! Asians nko. Bleaching in China and Korea, yes Chinese women bleach because lighter is better in this clueless world. Indian women bleach because they have been taught lighter is better. My goodness frigging Jamaican girls be peeling all that black off you know! you now open ya stupid mouf with ya one sided research to call out naija women. Otunnegi to the producer of this show

Anonymous said...

All my dawgs, my main chicks are ibo and they all bleach. ibo women bleach and they are not ashamed of it

Anonymous said...

Abeg! Na Igbo pple bleach pass! I don't know any of my Igbo friends who is not toning or using a skin lightening cream. In fact it's even worse bcos their men bleach too. Y'all are going on bat Yoruba pple cos u live in Lagos and cos of some of these razz actresses who go over d top with it.

jennifer ejionye said...

8 out of 10 women in Nigeria bleach their skin? That survey is soooooo wrong!!! They should go to countries like Congo and Mozambique. That is where you will find the foundation of women bleaching just as soon as you can earn small money.

Anonymous said...

Some retards be making dis discuss about tribe yet again. Your foolishness is just amazing. All these "yellow " nollywood actresses bleAch abi an tone eg Nkiru sylva, Rita Dominic,tontodike,monalisa sef.ogeokoye so tay mercy Johnson joined dem(when bloggers gave her enuf grief about having dirty skin)..only Genevieve is exempt..at least she's d one dat readily comes to mind. And no be only yellow gals dey bleach. Some black ones too. Eg Anne idibia...u only need to see d side eye patches to confirm..allow Yoruba gals hear word o!

Anonymous said...

Pls Black Americans or is it African Americans,bleach more dan any country at least OPRAH has featured it b4!infact der mothers start bleachin der kids as early as 3yrs old!!Asian countries especialy Malashia bleach more too dey say its a tradition for women to look white!so pls leave Nija alone

Anonymous said...

Aljazeera never has anything good to say about naija. Screw em. Anyway toning is more of a lady thing, guys around me rarely giv 2 shizzy about creams, talkless toning crap.
**moneymind**

Anonymous said...

Some of e biracial ones bleach too. From pale to white and white to ghost white lol. And some of u peeps complaining are d same ones who go Oooh and away over light skinned gals. Even dark skinned babies don't get a passs...(eg purity) . So enough of the hypocrisy

Anonymous said...

@ Anon 12:20 you will love charisma glow Linda post my comment o na me be doctor of creams lol

Anonymous said...

U Neva see Benin women and Ishan men then??

Nuff said said...

I have really seen Rita Dominic up close and she is so radiant,more like porcelain,so pls comot Rita from that list.secondly don't women that bleach smell funny,my olfactory sense is so sensitive that I pick up the tiniest foul odour and from experience even some 'chicks' ass in fine girls smell funny especially down there and to come add bleaching on top.I no wan die from the stench of putrefaction. I no fit shout oooo.

Nuff said said...

Lest I forget,there was this really pretty woman in my secondary school,I remember all the male teachers drooling over her and even we small boys could tell that she stood out especially with the green and blue veins on her limbs. To cut the long story short,she had an accident that if I remember correctly she ought not to have died but then the doctors at osuth just couldn't stop the bleeding.she had eroded the firm layer of her skin and clotting factors.some fgc odogbolu ppl should remember,this happened mid nineties.what a waste cos her face was really pretty.

Anonymous said...

MONALISA CHIND HOPE YOU HAVE HEARD OH!!!!

ebeano said...

only 2 person don't bleach in Yoruba land ramsy naoh and sade adu.alafin of oyo is bleaching too governor Akaka also too so tell me who for Yoruba land wey no dey bleach?

Anonymous said...

Asians bleach mannnnn!!! They bleach. There was even a BBC morning dedicated to this in 2008. When darker Indians were mad about a bleaching advert on TV. Imagine they even have an association for darker skinned Indians??!!??
Then the Jamaicans, the African Americans, rihanna, Kerry hilson, tyra banks, beyonce (my idol) to name a few.

And yes Nigerians bleach too no question about that. Other races tan too which could also be detrimental to health...

So my question is, On whose note is it bad to bleach or tan??? Who sets the rules??? Infact I just ordered a bottle of skin lightening thingy to try, it's in the post now..... Sue me!!!

Anonymous said...

This means that dermatologists, pharmacists, plastic surgeons and coffin makers will make so much money in Nigeria in the near future.

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Anonymous said...

Rub petrol (lightly) and embrace fire wood (with fire)...within a sec u go tone abi nah bleach u wan call am.

Anonymous said...

Yeah I really hope she is watch this oo

Anonymous said...

God go safe us.Satan now have his Co-operate HQ in LAGOS....All lagos chicks don bleach finish.

Anonymous said...

But it is true. It has nothing 2 do wit tribal war. We ar all brothers & sisters, but truth b told. No yoruba woman or girl wants 2 remain dark cos 90% of them ar naturally blacks. Igbos tend 2 b hav more light skinned, who knos, they wuld ve bin addicted 2 bleaching if they wr mostly blacks. Not a racist!
One love pple!

Anonymous said...

The guy get point oh! Am a yoruba lady & to tell u d truth, many of our women want 2 turn oyibo, mothers &.daughters respectively. No doubt, igbos hav a large % of naturally fair pple, if not they myt b d ones booming d bleaching market. Pls my yoruba sisters, take no offence & listen 2 advice, black is beautiful. Peace#

Anonymous said...

Black people want to get lighter and be like the whites by bleaching while the white people want to be darker by tanning their skin. All I want to say is, love the skin ur in and be thankful for your the you breath. Lmfao

Anonymous said...

If u like bleach like say tomorrow no dey. Then you go come born pikin wey black like charcoal, na there we go catch all them people wey dey beach. Unless u wan dey rub bleaching cream too for your pikin.

oma said...

Lily u dumb well well o. So micheal jackson bleach abi? Read n get facts n stop dwelling in ur shallow tots.

oma said...

The rate at which young girls bleach now ehn, its even difficult to recognise friends sef. Btw som ppl need to tone up thr skin bcos of discoloration. Esp vitiligo patients.

Anonymous said...

Who is that fool that said it's only yellow girls that find husbands. That's the dumbest post I've read, u clearly have low self esteem that's why ur saying black is dirty. Let me tell u today that ur still classified as black bcos ur not a white girl born of white parents. U can't be black n hate dark skin, it jst shows how stupid u are. My mum is dark skinned n shez a very pretty woman, my gf is dark n shez a beautiful woman. Besides girls that bleach smell alot due to the harsh chemicals they use on their body which makes them sweet profusely. Black is beautiful, anyday, anytime.

Anonymous said...

Do you know many of my African American(Akata) friends that bleach??? Nigerians like to make a big deal out of every damn thing. Asians bleach the most in the world if u guys didn't know that. In the states here, most Igbo women bleach so get your facts straight!! If u don't bleach, leave the people that do alone, period!!

Anonymous said...

@12:15,Sorry to say but you have a very low self esteem,but then again maybe you have just be hanging around the wrong crowd,am chocolate skinned and have never used any cream on my body not even vasline,and still my skin is flawless and trust me nor be mouth anywhere I go,I turn heads even when I hang out with girls who are light skinned I always get the first toaster(and God is my witness to that)its not about ur skin color its about how you carry yourself as a woman,personally I don't think most fair girls are pretty,majority of them are just attractive and look pretty from afar,but when they move closer to you,most of them are so not pretty,mind you my elder sister is light skinned,but when we traveled out of the country to go mark my aunts 50th birthday,we where having dinner and a white woman walked up to our table just to compliment my look,I remember a whole lot of pop corn popping out of my head that day(lol)PS sometimes when you go out with ur friend and she gets all the attention sometimes its not ordinary if you know what some girls do just to attract men you will be amazed(I mean spiritual stuff)I have a friend who was always complaining about how her friend gets all the attention when ever they go out,and they later found out the babe is into heavy JAZZ so she ditched the bitch(lol)so my dear stop looking down on urself just cos you feel ur complexion is not good enough,instead learn how to carry your self with grace and you will be amazed the kind of attention you will get.

Anonymous said...

@The boss lady, u are on point...

Anonymous said...

I totally agree with u...Its disgusting that women bleach both Ibo n yoruba esp but ibo guys,they can bleach die. Smh

Anonymous said...

I see almost all our nollywood stars here,igbo,yoruba,edo so the truth is all tribes bleach so stop pointing fingers @ any particular tribe.

Anonymous said...

I totally agree with u,go 2 onitsha n u will have 2 cover your nose from the smell of stinking igbo men and women who has bleached their life out,d worse part is they mostly use the cheap creams...classless assholes

Anonymous said...

Bless you dee baby

backson inc said...

This is a very interesting subject matter ohhh. However, this light skin dark skin syndrome doesnt only existbin Africa, but in America and south America. I have had numerous conversations with women in America, who refuse to date a dark skinned man. Some even insist on having babies with worthless bums as long as their complexion is on the light side. This stupid as social epidemic dates back to colonia l days, slavery and the civil rights movement. The black man has always been taught to hate himself. Made to believe that anything white is perfect, while being black is negative and wrong. Ps see oxfords dictionary defination of black. Black women and men allover the world alter their complexion, distroying their skin. We have been programmed and brain washed to believe that this self repudiation. This is a major issue. Its amazing now how caucasians all over the world tan rigorously to get a darker skin tone. This life nah wah. Black is beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Eket help me tell them, most igbo that live in Lagos r too blind to admit that its worse back home,its their assumption that a lot of igbos are naturally fair,dats a big lie....Summary Nigerians bleach though not 80% sha...

Anonymous said...

I totally agree with u,go 2 onitsha n u will have 2 cover your nose from the smell of stinking igbo men and women who has bleached their life out,d worse part is they mostly use the cheap creams...classless assholes

Anonymous said...

I see almost all our nollywood stars here,igbo,yoruba,edo so the truth is all tribes bleach so stop pointing fingers @ any particular tribe.

Anonymous said...

You are so right

Anonymous said...

@ evenda,pls go back 2 ur village,stinking hyprocites.they are worse,even when u go 2 alaba u can tell.

Anonymous said...

Mumu,so rukayat sanda na calabar abi? idiot!

Anonymous said...

Lol @ ortunnegi(ur mama pussy)

Tonbara said...

A couple of years ago I would have said this was an exaggeration, but right now I'll say it's so true. Most young girls are doing everything possible to get light, from popping pills to taking injections that slow down melanin production. I rili think more awareness should be created about the dangers of bleaching. Dark skinned girls are also beautiful, very beautiful. I mean look at the likes of oluchi, agbani, genevive these are beautiful women, dark and beautiful. As for the likes of ruki sanda and tonto and ogey okoye, I'm not sure I can say the same. And in a couple of years, their skin will only get worse, dark patches, kidney problems and even cancer. Nigerian girls pls think again about this bleaching thing, the long term side effects out way the benefits pls.

purple lady said...

AM BLACK AND AM PROUD I DAMN WELL LOVE BEING BLACK,black is beautiful and if i get a choice in my next life i will still be BLACK,ain't changing that for nothing.

Anonymous said...

This is some really repugnant Michael Jackson 'ish

nony nso said...

Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha I don die. They wan pa mi for saying the truth.. But na true if u doubt me, check ur mum and ur sisters.. They annoyin part is yoruba women as old as my grandmother in the village go dey bleach.. They wan dey lik yellow omo igbos.. Who told them dark is nt beautiful??

Jungle Justice said...

LMAO! I love your guts, mama 3. You surely chose the "right" time to ask. @ the boss: my dear I feel you madly and badly! A lot of people are hypocrites to the core! Personally, I'm yet to understand why people, especially women, as sooooo emotional about people who bleach! How is it any of your concern? From the vemonous comments people throw at ladies who bleach/lighten their skin, it's clear you don't know them enough to care so why all the anger? If you get so upset over someone else's skin, doesn't that show you too have some underlining issues? Please some of you need to mind your own business, hypocrites! Can you imagine a lady(not a man ohhh!) bending over backwards to befriend me because am bi-racial? I know the unfair advantages I have over my friends just because of my complexion, it's so sad! Let's be honest, only very few people still think black is beautiful. A case in point is Mercy Johnson's baby and Osaze Odewinge's baby(not sure of the spelling). There were enough "awwwwww"s for the latter but some very uncomplimentary comments about the former and the sad part is if you look beyond skin colour, you'll notice the beautiful features Purity has. She has lovely eyes and adorable cheeks but her offense is her dark skin yet some people who blasted the sweet child will come here now and blast women who bleach??? Oh puleaseeee! Give yourselves a break joooor!

Anonymous said...

Don't mind these hypocrites!!! Men encourage it!!! I had a friend once that told me that I needed to bleach that I'll be more beautiful if I'm lighter that don't I c hw guys love fair gals??That day he regretted the day he was born!Guys even go ahead to buy these creams and drugs 4 the gals and nw they are complaining!!! The white's,indians,latinos and black americans that bleach,we hail them as being so beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Don't mind them o!! America and south america has the highest statistics bt trust them to blame naija!!! 4 yankee and jand you go to the pharmacy and buy the bleaching drugs and swallow and bam!!! U ar as white as beyonce or rhianna!!! Mtchewwwwwww

ihuoma said...

U nor say u nor get sense sha.

nony nso said...

Hahahahahahahahahahah they wan pa mi for saying the truth.. Oya if u doubt me, check ur mum and sisters cos am sure two of u re yorubas... Seriously its an eye sore wen women as old as my granny bleach.. Una wan fine lik yellow omo igbos, who told u dark isn't beautiful??

nony nso said...

I didn't say igbos dnt bleach ma abi oga, all tribes in naija do but the question here is on 8 out of 10 women and I tell u na yoruba women.. Belik say them dey buy the tin so cheap here in lagosp

Anonymous said...

If any1 chooses to bleach,tone,fry (pls)ignore.its their business...low self esteem na grammer!na choice b the english needed hea.igbos are biafrans(yimu)if u stand close to a white person u wld knw uer black hunny...as 4 tongue lashing yorubas it doesnt make you more intelligent and the trusted heros of this great country.guess what? biafra as country would neva happen!my hausa pepo wld blaze ya all 2 d original black dust dt u are!trust me u ve bigger problems dan hate...haters in lagos go bck 2 east ke and make more yellow babies!u sell dem afteral in marriage so y is it eatin ya up nao?hw can i 4get ...LOL business is bad nao coz yoruba don d catch scope.we go bleach til we get the even result...our yoruba actresses are experiments hunny!watch and learn...give us 2 years!guys jst b patient...giv us time..we are coming...YELLOW YORUBA and YAAAY....

nony nso said...

Painful but its true.. Na yoruba women, ihu fanta, ukwu cokep

Anonymous said...

Who dey do runs pass! In unilag and iya tegar and alhajas place! If u see d babes wey I dey see. Both yorubas and igbos. See d amount they paid for cream. My friend in school those days an igbo girl for that matter left her bf cus he only gave her 40k every month, she said its not even enough to buy her cream. If u see her ehn! No difference btw her and the "SUN"

Anonymous said...

See this raz illiterate.....go to school! Na linda born u? Oloshi.

Anonymous said...

Eket thankyou. I swear God bless u. Its d same here in london. The way this igbo women bleach, they always look like masquerade. Because they always overdo it. You can't blame them! As someone said it is an unspoken culture for all their women to be yellow. Sadly the yorubas doing it heavily now. Soon there will be no dark skinned person in the world.

amie said...

I Don't understand Y ppl always call Tonto's name wen it cmes 2 bleaching, Tonto Dikeh does nt bleach! She hs bn dt way 4rm d onset, wen she ws a nobody dancing in patience ozokwo's music videos,she evn had no tatoos then! Her skin hs always been white n flawless, n if she were bleaching, she'd b green n red by now! Please not evry light skinned girl bleaches, look @ their knuckles 4 verification and stop hating unnecessarily! Btw, Black is too beautiful!(Now I can sleep well, Tonto thank me later!)

nony nso said...

Akuko, bleaching itself. Na yoruba culture, other tribes re learning the culture... Urs worst that even barbers wey no dey chop well dey bleach combined wit yoruba dirtyness, u go fear bad combineson na

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 12:03 u need to get ur head examined, U claim its a new trend yet almost all Nigeria women are bleaching, babe u need to stop allowing the media overcloud ur sense of reasoning. Am nt supporting bleaching bt for Christ sake hw did they get their figure, with the number of black radiant ladies in naija, I disagree with dat documentary. While trying to create awareness they ended up exaggerating the figures.

Anonymous said...

Ur jes a goat! Has dt put breakfast, lunch n dinner to add wiv on ur scraggy table? Monkey oshii!!.......ehn ehn, bck to d matter, pls let we wiv light skin be! If u like call it bleaching or toning na u sabi. The gospel truth is dt we luk gorg n attractive in our skin + very comfortable too wiv ourselves.

Anonymous said...

Abeg go and buy Crystal White UV whitening cream,buy the Serum too. You will be amazed at the result. No side effect.You can google it though to see rhe reviews,its a good cream. I buy mine from POISE in Ikeja mall(shoprite).
Thank me later

Mz.Yadrel said...

I'm a really dark skinned girl, and I so love my skin. Was flattered when I went to a salon with a fair in complexion friend and one woman parked her car beside me to tell me dat I have a beautiful skin color..... Plus psquare said it all in their song Possibility "NEVERTHELESS THE BLACK SKIN COLOUR FADE THE LESS"... And pple saying Rukky isn't yoruba, get ur facts right..... She's RUKAYATU SANDA...

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 12:03 u need to get ur head examined, U claim its a new trend yet almost all Nigeria women are bleaching, babe u need to stop allowing the media overcloud ur sense of reasoning. Am nt supporting bleaching bt for Christ sake hw did they get their figure, with the number of black radiant ladies in naija, I disagree with dat documentary. While trying to create awareness they ended up exaggerating the figures.

Anonymous said...

Don't kill them peeps that bleach now,ts thre business,nt urs,are they part of ur family...ts cos of low self esteem,as far as it makes them happy,but we know our natural skin colour is the best,but if d bleaching makes them happy,let them be.is it your skin! #haba Nigerians can hate.show love a little.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 12:03 u need to get ur head examined, U claim its a new trend yet almost all Nigeria women are bleaching, babe u need to stop allowing the media overcloud ur sense of reasoning. Am nt supporting bleaching bt for Christ sake hw did Aljezeera get its data, with the number of black radiant ladies in naija, I disagree with dat documentary. While trying to create awareness they ended up exaggerating the figures. This also has nothing to do with tribes abeg

Angela Anyiloibi said...

@ the boss lady: u r so damn rite nd it's nt jst job or movie roles only dat guys want fair ladies o....even for marriage sef, if u no b yellow pawpaw no huband for u b dat cos dey want oyinbo pikin. Me I knw be yellow pawpaw, if u no like me as I dark reach den abeg take several seats for inside gutter nd d ladies bleaching, dey knw d side effects o bt dem no send

Angela Anyiloibi said...

@ the boss: u r so damn rite nd pls note that it's nt only wen u r looking for job or movie role dat fair ladies r given priority o, even wen a guy wants to get married, na yellow paw paw dem want o jst say dem want oyinbo pikin. Wo, if any guy no like me as I dark reach, kindly take several seats in d gutter relax dere till yellow pawpaw jam u nd d ladies bleaching, it's nt like dey dnt knw d side effects o bt dem jst no send ne kowai!!!

Anonymous said...

waoooow just can't stop playing this video again and again.Awesome really

Anonymous said...

8 out of 10 women bleach???? Thats false!!!

Anonymous said...

Lmaoooo! I've been waiting for someone to mention her! Her own whiteness is scary

Anonymous said...

Please why are you people rejecting Rukayat Sanda?

Anonymous said...

Person wey come out with this result make thunder fire una nyansh na cameroonians them bleach pass. As for guys una no dey appreciate natural beauty una like fake women stupid men comparing your gf to beyonce, ihanna, nicky minaj, why won't women bleach? na men be the number one reason women bleach abeg make we hear word.

Anonymous said...

Person wey come out with this result make thunder fire una nyansh na cameroonians them bleach pass. As for guys una no dey appreciate natural beauty una like fake women stupid men comparing your gf to beyonce, rihanna, nicky minaj, why won't women bleach? na men be the number one reason women bleach abeg make we hear word.

Anonymous said...

well if Nigeria investigated all allegations made against us noone wld keep pinning wrong statitics on us. so again its Nigera!

Anonymous said...

Oge okoye, rita dominik, mona lisa chinda, rukky sanda, that sylvanus chick i have forgetten her name, totnto dike, sikiratu sindodo, bisi ibidapo obe, and everyone saying genevieve kept her color, yeah right. Have you seen her lately? she is getting lighter

Anonymous said...

jokes apart, Yoruba women can bleach.choi!!!1

VIANO said...

@Prince Charming, i like your phrase "Our leaders have high taste of opulence, but low taste of competence." It really sums up the Nigerian political system. Buying expensive cars, houses and more while impoverishing the citizens. Public servants turned top listed CEOs. Only in Naija!!!

Anonymous said...

Watched it on Aljazeera while in d office yesterday

Organics by MelVee said...

This report is both ignorant and misleading!!

Not all skin bleaching causes health hazards. There are save and natural ingredients that will gradually change your skin tone without all the kidney failure etc being touted in this report.

What NAFDAC needs to do is stop the importation of creams with hydroquinone, Mercury and Steroid as they are the ones dangerous to health.

Lots of celebrities in the USA bleach their skin and you don't see them with multi-colors or green veins.

Bleaching is like sex; you can NEVER successfully stop people from doing it, you can only show them the safe way to.

For safe ways to lighten your skin visit How to Lighten Your Complexion Naturally

"What is worth doing at all is worth doing well"

Miami said...

Abegggyy! In this weather, u can't help but tone up abut. Not alter ur skin tone, but maintain it. I see my childhood pics and sometimes I wanna cry. Cos, I'm like 3 shades darker that before I turned 10 yrs old, not to talk of my toddler pictures. My skin tone was soo creamy. so pls, I tone. And I use natural ingredients like mulberry extract and licorice. And my skin isn't damaged by too much stress from work and harsh harmattan or heat anymore. And pls!! They should have gone to proper cosmetic stores where people who have more knowledge on skin care would have told them the difference btwn altering ur skn tone and maintaining ur natural shade in this hot humid weather. They went to d hood, to talk to illiterates who can't even speak English? And Femi kuti, a musician? Wat kind of info were they expecting? Mscheeeew! I still know a lot of dark skinned pretty girls. So, wrong statistics and really not fair on Nigeria! Do we hv to be everyone's punching bag? Has nicki minaj's skin tone not changed? Beyonce Nko? Is she not lighter that a decade ago? Even Rihanna! So they should spare us d crap.

Olumide Owaduge said...

Look at that woman's skin... s seriously, i feel like vomiting!

Anonymous said...

Lmao! Iya Tegar and Alhaja of life, iya Bisola of surulere.. Haha!

Anonymous said...

Abi na mumu you be ni? Michael Jackson turned from black to white nt yellow and you are there sayin shit.. Oloshi!

Anonymous said...

Yes oo, igbo boyz can bleach for Africa, those local things..

Anonymous said...

Nony, you are daft..

Anonymous said...

Yay! I love this comment die!

Anonymous said...

Not all igbo's are light skinned, it's insulting to me as a dark skinned igbo woman.

Anonymous said...

Hmm its quiet true about nigerian women bleaching, but i dont think we rank highest, what about Malian women, their own kindof bleaching is on a different level. So they should go and get their statistics right. Mind you, i am a black beauty. Ebony. Wink and laughs! Peace.

Anonymous said...

Nony, you are daft..

Anonymous said...

Yes oo, igbo boyz can bleach for Africa, those local things..

Anonymous said...

Some years back Igbo women were leading the bleaching entourage until according to Warri people, they called themselves to order nationwide in their townhall meetings( Chineke God, Biko nyem one pathfinder and a yellow babe to match). Yorubas took the cue from them and seem to be leading now. Generally, though many female tertiary education students tend to bleach. As for me, I was born light skinned and so I must BRING OUT MY REAL COLOUR.

Anonymous said...

What the Ebira ladies?

Nataliaaa said...

Please where is this shop? I need a shop with good creams. Im not joking if anyone knows pls reply. LAGOS peeps oh..

Anonymous said...

i just shame for dis news. see as dem put nigeria for international pedestal, open our bumbum. MAk una dey proud of una skin oo. I am a nigerian lady, half northern nigeria, half south, i am dark, but i av kept my skin glowy. I am too proud to want to b white. I am dark, awesome and proud. I am an encouragement to all who see me,fair ladies with layers of makeup, want to b like me.

Anonymous said...

10:24 pls if you are a Beyonce worshipper do not bring it close to my comments okay... we are all entitled to our opinions .jst saw fighting temptations and she has changed drastically colour wise and if you talk about the whether, i'll say thats the same whether she was born in before the change.so, that is just an excuse...

Chichi Chb said...

Okayyy soo i wonder where they got their stats from. Anyways let me make it clear that Congo has the HIGHEST rate of skin bleaching amongst men and women. As in those people bleach without mercy starting from a young age. I know Nigerian ladies bleach. I mean a handful of women all over the world bleach. But please as for africa Congo women take it!

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Anonymous said...

I am dark skinned and have never felt the urge to bleach my skin. I live in the U.S, black and white people tell me how lovely my skin is. When I was in Nigeria people would tell me how beautiful my skin is, and tell me not to bleach. "Duduyemi" was my name back then :) I must admit, I have a very low self-esteem, but it isn't because of my completion. I get this almost everyday "you're so beautiful, and you have a lovely skin." If anyone feels they need to bleach their skin to look beautiful, I think they have no idea what beauty is. If you don't accept yourself the way you are, no one will. I hope people learn to accept themselves the way they are. Be safe!

Anonymous said...

Pls cn anyone recommend wat I cn use for my pimples...dts wat I'm interested in...a fresh face z wat I'm interested in.....

Anonymous said...

so when will aljazeera do a documentary on glutathione users?

Anonymous said...

Did I hear that reporter say that 8 out of 10 Nigerian women bleach?!! That is inaccurate and absolutely ludicrous data! Where do these international news organisations / bodies get these funny statistics from? I am in my forties and throughout my life, the women around in the places I schooled, worked and lived that used / use skin bleaching / toning products have always been a small minority. Even among the Yorubas that I have noticed a penchant for bleaching among the women (and men), the number of people who actually practice it are no where near 80% of the population. So, where did this reporter get the 8 out of 10 statistics? These international agencies need to start really checking their data sources. This reminds me of the popular one of over 70% of Nigerians living on less than 1$ (about N158) / day. Haba! Even in my fairly poor village, the vast majority of the people live on more than a dollar a day!

Anonymous said...

Bleaching is a reflection of the widespread low self-esteem that is pervasive in communities of colour. The White colonialists did a number on their colonies, and now everyone believes that White is right and there is some sort of skin colour hierarchy with White at the top of the totem pole and dark skin at the bottom. Black people worship White skin and if you can't access that, any light skin tone. Why do you think the majority of the Nigerian male artistes who have 'made it' have a light skinned wife or significant other? What of the way people go out of their way to admire fair skinned children and ignore dark skinned kids, even in cases where the dark skinned child is actually the beautiful one? In University, an extremely light skinned daughter of an ugly governor of one of the South-Eastern states attended my school. She was the female copy of her father and was just as ugly as he was, but because of her light skin (and probably in conjunction with her father's status) she was considered pretty and was not short of male admirers! Until, we stop seeing White skin as next-to-God, we will continue to have a society that stupidly equates light skin to good looks and hence, we will continue to have young women who risk their health to become 'beautiful'.

Anonymous said...

Colo-Mentality! Inferiority Complex is Africa's problem in the 21st Century. It is the same in Jamaica and India. Ignorance is no longer bliss, our people must wake up! All these weaves, inability to speak African languages etc.

flawless D said...

Abeg all this hypocritical dudes here should go take a chill pill, once dem see fair laps now, dem go begin get convulsion!!! come keep their mouth one side and be blabbing and for the black and beauty ladies, we appreciate your beauty indeed! cos very soon you discover that your husband or boyfriend who is complimenting your colour, get one sweetly toned chic for one side !!! hahahaha, whats all this roaring about! if you cant afford a good toning cream, take a chill pill! if you can ,carry go.....how many people die for Naija last year? abi na bleaching kill dem!!!!

flawless D said...

Abeg you guys should leave Tonto alone, she likes her looks, whats your business? busy bodies? if you are a bit light then safe toning will be great on you, leave some charcoal black women, wey don try all the bleaching creams but no show....now they are here blabbing! you don't like it, don't do it! stop making yourself a judge!!! you no go law school sef!!