1. Whitening cream
In the case of purchasing a whitening cream from the Internet, when you stop use it, there is inflammatory skin. There are also inflamed pimples and red marks all over the face caused by the prohibited substances used as an ingredient in the whitening creams.
• Steroid substances are mostly found in whitening creams and acne creams, which its effects will cause topical steroid addiction in long-term using. It will cause the thinning skin, photosensitivity and weakened skin easily exposed to external pollution. These effects lead to sensitive skin and difficult to treat. In some cases, if they consumed a large amount of steroid, it can affct the liver and kidneys.
• Mercury in whitening cream
Up to 20% of these products contain high levels of mercury.
Mercury can whiten the skin in a short period and treat both acne and blemishes, but, when mercury infiltrates the body, it will cause the destruction of skin cells causing allergies, redness, darkened skin, blemish, thinning skin. Moreover, when you used it consecutively for a long time, it will cause cumulative mercury poisoning in the skin and absorbed into the bloodstream, causing liver, kidney and Anemia Urinary tract inflammation. For pregnant women, mercury will be absorbed into the body and into the baby, causing the child to have cerebral palsy.