Last year was a very good one for Cameroonian-Nigerian singer and now skin lightening expert Dencia. The “Beri Beri” singer got a lot of media coverage that helped her skin whitening product “Whitenicious” in gaining a lot of popularity and sales among black men and women that alter their skin colour.

The skin whitening expert who is alleged to be born in Cameroon to a Cameroonian mother and a Nigerian father generated a lot of controversy last year that included her attack on Lupita Nyong’o after introducing her skin lightening product range. she was also interviewed and featured on several international media because of the controversy.

The US based business women took to her Instagram page to explain the differences between skin lightening, skin whitening and skin bleaching. Below is the way she differentiates the three key terms that are used to describe the process of altering ones skin to make it lighter.

[box type=”info” ]When you think of skin bleaching,the first two pictures on the left come in mind.When you think of skin lightening,the four pictures should come in mind.Skin whitening, skin lightening, and skin bleaching refer to the practice of using chemical substances in an attempt to lighten skin tone or provide an even skin complexion by lessening the concentration of melanin.

Several chemicals have been shown to be effective in skin whitening, while some have proven to be toxic or have questionable safety profiles, adding to the controversy surrounding their use and impacts on certain ethnic groups. And now read this “There is a growing market in skin lightening products that are toxin-free.

However, they are more costly due to their expensive ingredients. Japan and the Pacific are big markets for high quality skin lightening products imported from Europe.A lot of you ask why our dark spot removers and other products are expensive,this is because we use safe ingredients that will not harm you.

At Whitenicious your safety is our top priority.A lot of people with money can afford the safe methods of skin lightening.Like every industry and anything,the top $$ will get you the best of the best.

Always do your research #Whitenicious#SkinlighteningVsSkinBleaching #celebrities #SafeVsUnsafe #ciara#beyonce #nickiminaj #Dencia ..A lot of people deny bleaching because they don’t bleach,the lighten their skin.Your dermatologist will prescribe you 4% Hydroquinone in America and it is banned in Europe.#YouDecideWhatYouWantToLookLikeAsAnAdult#PeopleWilldowhatTh[/box]

Photo Credit: Instagram|whitenecious


  1. Several chemicals have been shown to be effective in skin whitening, while some have proven to be toxic. And at the top of the list is Hydroquinone. Simply do a Google search and look at the pictures of all the scarring this chemical has caused. The bottom line to this whole skin whitening issue is that people are doing it for the wrong reasons. And they are using unsafe products.

    • The truth is that, most of them know the consequences of skin bleaching and the damages it can do to their skin and health but continue doing it. It’s a pity they feel making their skin several shades lighter makes them beautiful or more attractive. I just see them as people who have no self confidence or esteem. And the irony is that, after excessive skin bleaching, skin lightening, skin whitening or which ever name they enjoy calling it – most of them end up looking like ghosts or have burnt and terribly discoloured skin.

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