Welp, it's no secret that for decades some have used cremes and or other products that lighten their skin color- commonly referred to as bleaching creme. Although a few people openly state that they use creme's to remove blotches on their skin sometimes caused by a skin disorder or accident, others including well known celebrities have used bleaching creme's to appear lighter then their original color, which most credit to have a somewhat self-hatred like complex. Reality star, Blac Chyna most recently was caught in Nigeria according to sources promoting her partnership with a Bleaching Creme, which has received a whole lot of criticism for pretty much perpetuating the false ideology of "If its light then its right." While promoting her partnership with the bleaching creme word is BC almost got into a fight with someone, but was quickly motioned to get back in the car.
Though this is a common thing within a number of cultures, doctors continues to urge that skin bleaching is dangerous as the chemicals can lead to determinate side effects.