IV Injections for Skin Brightening
Episode 412th April 2023 • The Skin Report • Dr. Simran Sethi
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This podcast episode will cover a sensitive and controversial topic: skin lightening. Listener discretion is advised, as the episode will surround subjects like colonization, racism and colorism. Follow along to learn about the history and harm of certain skin-lightening practices and how today's safe skin-brightening alternatives are instead used to treat scarring, acne, and UV damage.

The Skin Report is a podcast created to educate listeners on methods to improve skin health for people of all ethnicities and ages. On this episode, host Dr. Sethi breaks down the dark history of skin-lightening practices and how today's alternatives can brighten the skin for improved skin health. Dr. Sethi addresses colonialism and the colorist ideals that led to damaging skin-lightening practices of the past like harmful creams and skin bleaching. Finally, she also explains how today's skin-brightening methods safely lighten the skin to treat pigment and improve overall skin health.

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