Blac Chyna, American reality TV star, will be in Lagos on Sunday to launch a face cream that “brightens, lightens without bleaching skin out”.
The beauty product is a collaboration between the former stripper and Whitenicious, a beauty brand owned by Cameroonian pop star, Dencia.
The $250 per jar product is called ‘Whitenicious x Blac Chyna Diamond Illuminating & Lightening Cream’.
It will be launched on Sunday in Ikeja at a shopping event tagged ‘Whiteniecious X Blac Chyna Collection’.
“Lagos Nigeria, join me at the first official launch of my face cream this Sunday November 25th at the Whitenicious store from 1-5PM. Everyone is invited,” the reality TV star wrote about the event on Instagram.
What to know about the product
According to the makers, the jar of the skin-lightening cream is handcrafted with Real Swarovski crystals.
Whitenicious says the cream helps renew skin texture, hydrates and helps retain luminosity, gives a temporary lift and helps restore firmness and elasticity.
The cream is also said to “help revitalise skin’s hydration, restore younger-looking contours, preserve skin texture and tone, reduce the visibility and intensity of age spots, improve the appearance of dull, discoloured skin, visibly stamping out unevenness to leave the complexion illuminated”.
What Nigerians are saying on Twitter
Blac Chyna launching a skin bleaching cream is just Blac Chyna doing Blac Chyna things…the real issue here is that it’s being targeted to the Nigerian market and the fact that the villainous product will most likely sell out in Nigeria.
— Ibadan Lord 🇳🇬 (@degosTee) November 20, 2018
Blac Chyna is only monetizing the hate you people have for darkskinned people. From abusing Ghanaians to calling dark skinned people 'charcoal' to making jokes that promote colorism, Blac Chyna is going to make money off of it. You don't like it ? End colorism.
— Baba Folarin (@That_IjebuBadoo) November 20, 2018
News: Blac Chyna is coming to Lagos to promote her bleaching cream
— FAVOUR ONYEOZIRI (GCFR) (@Rouvafe) November 20, 2018
How is your name “blac” chyna , but you’re promoting a bleaching cream called whitenicious pic.twitter.com/rtZWVo0MZK
— The OutsideR (@tha_outsideR) November 20, 2018
Y'all really out here jumping on blac chyna for skin bleaching but…. pic.twitter.com/i9DhqsMPeD
— Breanna (@Breanna08184512) November 21, 2018
Nigerians are the highest consumers of bleaching creams in the entire African continent. In fact, we are renowned for it. Bobrisky makes a living off selling bleaching creams.But suddenly bleaching is now foreign and Blac Chyna coming to corrupt Nigerians with it? Fake outrage 😂
— Kelvin Odanz (@Kelvin_Odanz) November 21, 2018
Nigerians and their disgusting colourism too are opening mouth to abuse Blac Chyna? You guys froth at the mouth daily to troll Ghanaians and fellow dark skin Nigerians. Blac Chyna is NOT ur problem. 😊
My TED Talk is over.
— farida. (@Yoyo_Farida) November 21, 2018
She gotta change her name to Use to be Blac Chyna. https://t.co/jwLVjefnMR
— Karlous Miller (@KarlousM) November 20, 2018
The uncontrolled publicised sale of bleaching creams in Nigeria is a complete national disgrace.
That Blac Chyna can come all the way from US to actively promote a product that will literally ruin the lives of people is a shameful low which confirms we don’t value human lives.
— YourFavOnlineDoctor (@DrOlufunmilayo) November 20, 2018
Idk why y'all are surprised Nigeria is Blac Chyna's target audience. Nigerians that troll Ghanaians everyday for being dark? The ones that constantly say they look like midnight.
Tweet Oracle that will probably buy like 5 bottles.
Colorism in this country is real
— Olohije 🇳🇬 (@_LOHI_) November 20, 2018
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