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Research data: SKIN-LIGHTENING INDUSTRY
2017 Knowledge about, attitude toward, and practice of skin lightening products use and its social correlates among university students in five Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries
The aim of this study was to investigate the knowledge about, attitude toward, and use of skin lightening products (SLP) and its social and ...
2015 The globalization of whitening: prevalence of skin lighteners (or bleachers) use and its social correlates among university students in 26 countries
The aim of this study was to investigate the use of skin lighteners and its social correlates in university students from 26 low, middle inc...