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  1. ‘Skin Trade’: Genealogy of Anti-Ageing ‘Whiteness Therapy’ in Colonial Medicine.Amina Mire - 2014 - Medicine Studies 4 (1-4):119-129.
    This article investigates the extent to which the emerging trend of do-it-yourself anti-ageing skin-whitening products represents a re-articulation of Western colonial concerns with environmental pollution and racial degeneracy into concern with gendered vulnerability. This emerging market is a multibillion dollar industry anchored in the USA, but expanding globally. Do-it-yourself anti-ageing skin-whitening products purport to address the needs of those looking to fight the visible signs of ageing, often promising to remove hyper-pigmented age spots from women’s skin, and replace it with (...)
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