By The Inspirer staff
The President of the Republic of Rwanda has urged the Rwanda National Police (RNP), the Ministry of Health (MoH known as MINISANTE for its French acronym) to look into and halt the issue of unhealthy trade and applicatiin of bleaching products and chemical agents.
The President made the comment on Sunday, replying to conservation on twitter about body bleaching cosmetic products or chemicals which some Rwandan girls and women have been indulged in using.
“Quite unhealthy among other things. Includes use of prohibited chemicals. MoH and RNP need to reign this in very quickly…!” Kagame wrote through his twitter handle on November 25, 2018.
Bleaching cream or product such as those containing Hydroquinone are used to lighten the dark patches of skin (also called hyperpigmentation, melasma, “liver spots,” “age spots,” freckles) caused by pregnancy, birth control pills, hormone medicine, or injury to the skin accorsing to experts in those products.
This substance works by blocking the process in the skin that leads decoloration.
Some use them in attempt look more beautiful in the eyes of men, so as to attract the opposite sex, which most of the people who joined the twitter conversation argued is lack of confidence in themselves, and underrating black coulour.
Below are some of the comments on this subject which made people talk via twitter:
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