Bleaching Destroyed My Skin

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Carlene, 35, from Kingston, Jamaica, has been "bleaching" her skin for three years. In a special joint broadcast by BBC Africa Have Your Say and BBC Caribbean, Carlene explains why she began "rubbing" and the effect it had on her skin.

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Skin Bleaching; Jamaica; Beauty

JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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