Hydrogen peroxide is an oxidizing agent commonly used as a bleach or whitening ingredient in various household products. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, when mild concentrations of hydrogen p... More »

Hydrogen peroxide on its own will not completely bleach hair, but will gradually lighten it depending on how long it is left on the hair. To completely bleach hair with hydrogen peroxide, it is usually combined with ammo... More »

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To bleach hair with peroxide, pour a small amount of hydrogen peroxide into a spray bottle, mist the hair with it, spend time in the sun, rinse the hair, and apply conditioner. This one-hour process requires hydrogen per... More »

A homemade skin bleach is a folk remedy that uses common, household products to lighten an individual's skin. Individuals who are dark complected, or who have experienced skin darkening due to environmental conditions, i... More »

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Like most household bleach products, the active ingredient in Clorox bleach is sodium hypochlorite, a derivative of salt. Clorox bleach begins and ends its life as a mixture of salt and water. More »

Benzoyl peroxide kills acne-causing bacteria, and salicylic acid exfoliates the skin to remove dead skin cells that can blog pores, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Benzoyl peroxide is very effective for... More »

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Lemon juice is a useful natural ingredient for skin care and dental hygiene. According to the Huffington Post, lemon juice is a mild but effective bleaching agent that gradually lightens excessive pigmentation, scars and... More »

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