Fair Skin is very much valued by bengali women , but it comes at a price:-
Doctors are particularly worried about the abuse of creams that contain a potent steroid called clobetasol or a bleaching compound called hydroquinone.
The steroid clobetasol is primarily used in treating inflammatory disorders, but one of its side effects is lightening the skin.
Creams with hydroquinone can lead to a condition called paradoxical hyperpigmentation — an effect of the compound that makes the skin appear darker than what it was.
Sufficient levels of vitamin D are crucial for calcium absorption in your intestines. Without sufficient vitamin D, your body cannot absorb calcium, rendering calcium supplements useless.
Chronic vitamin D deficiency cannot be reversed overnight: it takes months of vitamin D supplementation and sunlight exposure to rebuild the body’s bones and nervous system.Even weak sunscreen (SPF=8) block your body’s ability to generate vitamin D by 95%. This is how sunscreen products actually cause disease — by creating a critical vitamin deficiency in the body.