Skin toning, brightening, lightening, whitening and what have you are all synonyms used in place of skin bleaching is a phenomenon that has been in the Nigerian society for decades and has turned a huge business for cosmetic industry.
According to World Health Organization (WHO), 77% of women in Nigeria use skin-lightening products. So we decided to list all the Nollywood Actresses and Celebrities who skin bleaches their skin color.
1. Tonto Dikeh
Though Tonto Dikeh-Churchhill has always denied tampering with her skin colour, many have noticed the transformation of her skin colour over the years.
2. Ice Prince
While bleaching is seen more of a feminine idea, Ice Prince was accused of bleaching his skin by a fan. Ice Prince was swift to deny bleaching his skin on Instagram.
3. Cynthia Morgan
4. Rukky Sanda
She is another actress that tongues have been wagging about her complexion.
5. Sean Tizzle
Sean Tizzle is one male singer who is now romancing acting. Some of his fans are complaining about his changing skin color. The discolouration noticeable in his hands sold him off.
6. Iyabo Ojo
The mother of two has embarked on the journey of changing her skin colour a while ago. It was a gradual process which she has soon perfected. She went a notch higher than others as she has a beauty shop that also help people touch up their skin.
7. Toke Makinwa
This popular TV personality and Vlogger is also been accused of bleaching her skin.
8. Tayo Sob
9. Toyin Lawani
This fashonista has been accused of bleaching and she has carried on as she own nobody any explanation.
10. Dayo Amusa
Dayo Amusa was never light skinned until she joined the club of bleaching celebrities and it is very obvious.
11. Halima Abubakar
Known not to run away from controversy, the Nollywood actress openly admitted that she bleached her dark skin and even shared the picture on her Instagram page.
12. Fathia Balogun
The pretty and youthful looking actress went from being fair skin to almost white.
13. Bisi Ibidapo-Obe
Before many got bitten by the skin enhancement bug, Bisi Omologbalogba is said to be into it.
14. Susan Maxwell
The Nollywood actress and beautician claimed in an interview that she decided to bleach because most Nigerian men prefer light skinned ladies, and she wanted to be noticed.
15. Ayo Adesanya
The mother of one though fair skinned has touch up her skin and she is now fairer.
16. Lanre Teriba
The highly connected singer Dencia is being accused of bleaching. She also known as the whitenicious boss as she has invested in whitening cream business.
18. Biodun Okeowo
The single mother of two though fair in complexion she can now be taken for a white lady with her new complexion.
19. Mide Martins-Abiodun
She is happily married to a fellow actor, Afeez Abiodun . Mide was dark skinned before she decided to change her skin to fair.
20. Lizzy Anjorin
This Nollywood actress is also being named as one of those who have moved from being fair to white.