No one knows how many of the world’s skin-lightening creams are tainted with mercury
Are you really aware of what you're applying to your skin? Across the world, people are using skin lightening creams unaware that what they are applying might contain highly poisonous mercury. Sheridan Prasso and Vernon Silver, writing in Bloomberg Businessweek investigate the corporate scandal behind the multi-billion dollar skin-lightening industry.
From Bloomberg Businessweek