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Why would any one wants to change their God given darker shade skin to nothing less than whitest ?
I have no idea about other non white country people,but in India it’s a different thing.
Famously it is said that Indians are fascinated by 3Gs- Ganga ( River Ganges ), Gandhi ( father of the nation ) and Gora ( means fair skinned ).
Fair skin appears to be India’s psyche.Many believe,India getting colonized for centuries by the fair skin invaders is the root cause,resulting in the inferiority complex.
Being born in India with dark complexion is highly disadvantageous more so if you are a girl.
If you come across matrimonial or TV advertisements or Bollywood,company interviews….. as far as selection of the candidate is concerned,preference is given to fair skinned people.Dark complexion kids are bullied with nicknames in the school life.
So to survive the rat race, you must have a whitened skin or white washed skin.
What choices you can have ?
On a lighter note it is said two choices are available..
Either you DIE ( Indian woman kills herself over ‘dark complexion taunts’ A tragic and sad decision) or DYE.
In Dye option. the fairness cream comes to your rescue.
No surprise India’s Skin lightening industry is said to be more than half a billion dollar industry.Men too started grooming with these products.
Why Lighter skin is preferred ?
Personally I feel it’s nothing but obsession.
Some of the reasons given by the people.
- Lighter skin gives you a feeling of higher social class !
- Fair skin tells the persons worth !
- Advantage of getting married without hassles !
- No need to beg for respect !
- Can get roles easily in movies & advertisements !
- Better career prospects !
- Fair skin people are more attractive !
- More confidence !
- Cynosure of all eyes !
What is the Psychology of having dark complexion ?
- Less attractive
- said to be of low intelligence
- leads unsuccessful life
- Perceived as a negative personality
- Subject of discrimination
- Negative emotions
- Judged as unfriendly even of doubtful credentials.
I don’t know from where the hell they get these thoughts.
Are there any side effects of the Skin Fairness products ?
Skin fairness products contain the following ingredients.A kind of toxic cocktail.
1.Hydro quinone.2. Steroids.3.Mercury.4.Lead.5.Chromium.
These can cause irritation,inflammation,infection,scarring,liver & kidney failures,Skin cancer,Brain damage on prolonged usage.
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