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How women are using household BLEACH in dangerous home facials in the hope of making their skin glow

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Corrosive or cosmetic? Bleaches are said to lighten and heal the skin, but its nearly impossible to replicate the necessary dilution in at-home applications

A dangerous trend for home facials containing household bleach has emerged as a DIY means of ‘achieving glowing skin’.

Despite medical warnings that bleach can actually burn one’s skin, internet forums and at-home practitioners claim that the caustic solution has anti-aging and renewal benefits.

The vogue for such facials appears to have emerged following a November study at Stanford University School of Medicine – although similar skin lightening and brightening techniques have been around for quite some time.


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