There is this constant desire that humans are plagued with. The desire to be something we are not. A desire born either out of envy or awe for something or someone. For instance, whilst a group of individuals may crave for tans, the other might wish to be a few shades lighter. Today we will delve into the wish for the latter.
In many parts of the world, men and women subject themselves through the process of skin lightening. According to webmd.com, “skin lightening is a cosmetic treatment to reduce the prominence of skin discolorations and even out the color of the skin”.