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Tiwa Savage reveals how she tried to bleach her skin

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Nigerian Afropop Queen, Tiwa Savage has revealed she attempted bleaching her skin at the age of 14.

Tiwa who revealed this In a recent interview with Allure Magazine, opened up about the struggles with her self-esteem as a teenager.

She described how difficult it was for her to fit in the midst of her white friends at school because of her dark skin.

Speaking further, she gave a detailed narration of how she tried bleaching her skin at the young age.

According to the singer, she would mix lemons with her body creams to make her skin lighter. She eventually stopped when her mother discovered her little stash and was disappointed in her. In her words, she wrote:

“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.

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“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.

“I have a platform and I’m digging more into my responsibility for younger people, When I started my career I wasn’t embracing who I was fully yet because I was just trying to crack into the market”

Yusuf Luka, is a journalist by profession, He is a graduate of Bingham University. Outside of work, He enjoys hiking with friends, Reading books, and Watching movies. Let's connect on social media.

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