When The Desire To Be Fair-Skinned Can Be Deadly | Undercover Asia | Full EpisodeSkin bleaching products are putting lives in danger in the Philippines, yet business is booming. In her quest to be "super white", 27-year-old Lavin Galicha spends 30% of her salary on skin lightening products like soaps and lotions. But she wanted to whiten fast and resorted to an injectable drug meant for cancer patients - glutathione. Health authorities do not approve glutathione injectables for use as a skin lightener, yet Lavin has been administering it on herself thrice a week for in the past three years. Now even medical professionals want to cash in on the trend, no matter what the government says against it. Watch other episodes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkMf14VQEvTb786lOB4Qsr5zp58blidcw For more, SUBSCRIBE to CNA INSIDER! https://www.youtube.com/cnainsider ========================================================== About the series: Undercover Asia uncovers the hard truths in the underbelly of Asia and shines the light on the plight of the disenfranchised and the displaced. Find out what's the unexpected fallout in Indonesia from China’s decision to ban plastic waste; the causes and consequences of South Korea’s massive household debt; the rise of non-consensual porn in Singapore; and the dark side of the quest for white skin in the Philippines. ======================================== #CNAInsider #CNAInsiderDocumentaries #CNAUndercoverAsia Follow CNA INSIDER on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cnainsider/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnainsider/ Website: https://cna.asia/cnainsider