Sat, 03 Feb 2018 11:19
Penis whitening fad worries surgeons
Plastic surgeons raised red flags this week about a penis whitening fad in skin colour-fixated Thailand, dismissing the procedure as a phallic "fashion" with uncertain benefits and many risks.
Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:00
Word of mouth about penis whitening attracts customers to hospital
Health officials turned up at Lelux Hospital yesterday to investigate reports that it provides and advertises whitening services for male genitalia.
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 01:00
Social media aroused, health authorities disturbed as Thailand pioneers penis whitening laser service
THAILAND IS probably the first country in the world where services are available to lighten the skin tone of male genitalia.
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 18:23
Thai penis whitening fad drives social media nuts
A Bangkok clinic that has drawn 100 men a month to its penis whitening service has caused a stir in Thailand, with social media users both baffled and alarmed by the phallic fad.
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 01:00
Some burn their skin brown, others poison it white
Re: “12 out of 50 whitening cosmetics found to have mercury”, Thai PBS, yesterday.
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 01:00
Skin whitening ads are blackening Thailand’s image
Lawmakers must heed the UN’s International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 12:48
Thai skin-whitening ad causes internet uproar
Bangkok - Internet users in Thailand took to social media on Friday to protest a skin-whitening ad that they regard as racist.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:00
Warning on cheap skin-lightening cream
THE FOOD and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday warned teenagers and young people about substandard whitening cosmetics, which are increasingly popular due to low prices and their easy availability from the Internet and beauty salons.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00
Magazine work more complicated than thought
It's tricky getting Vogue Thailand chief editor Kullawit "Ford" Laosuksir on the phone at the moment because everybody's calling him to ask what skin-whitening formula supermodel Naomi Campbell uses. As a proud African-American she uses no such thing, of
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00
Whitening creams can be dangerous, expert warns
CERTAIN WHITENING agents, including one that is being widely advertised on social media, can result in blindness or skin cancer, a senior government dermatologist warned yesterday.