Accused of skin bleaching: Sammy Sosa, Beyoncé and Lil’ Kim

The theory behind the phenomenon of skin bleaching is that darker skin is less appealing, so individuals will use bleaching pills and creams to give themselves a lighter, brighter and whiter appearance. Celebrities who have been accused of bleaching their skin have  often blamed makeup and lighting for how light their skin looks. Regardless of […]

Vybz Kartel Releases Skin Bleaching Product Line for Men

Vybz Kartel, the reggae artist who infamously bleached his skin,  has launched a skin care line of bleaching products for men who want to get a reverse tan. According to, Kartel is coming out with a men’s skin care line that will include items that can be used to lighten the skin. During an […]