“I tried to bleach my skin with lemon” – Tiwa Savage speaks on her struggle with being black

By: / Apr 22, 2021
“I tried to bleach my skin with lemon” – Tiwa Savage speaks on her struggle with being black

“I tried to bleach my skin with lemon” – Tiwa Savage speaks on her struggle with being black

Popular Nigerian Afro beat singer, Tiwa Savage has opened up about her challenge on being dark skinned and how she tried lighting her skin.

In an exclusive interview with Allure Magazine, the singer shared her struggles on coping with her dark skin, she also made mention of trying to use lemon to lighten her skin at a younger age.

“I tried to bleach my skin with lemon” – Tiwa Savage speaks on her struggle with being black

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According to her, she mixed lemon together with her body cream and applied it on her skin, unfortunately this only left her with patches on the skin even up till date.

In her words:

“I actually did try to bleach my skin when I was about, I think 14 or 15 years. Even now I have patches on my back. My mom was cleaning my room and saw the cream that I used to mix with lemons. She wasn’t angry. it was more her disappointment. So I stopped but I was always insecure about being dark.”



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