Top definition. Bleached Asshole. An asshole that has undergone cosmetic processes to make it lighter. The practice follows from the anuses of women in "mens magazines" being "retouched," and women in strip clubs and other asshole-bearing lines of work wanting to appear clean. Actual procedures used vary, but there are numerous products available to the consumer, as well as from the spa industry.
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The media puts a lot of pressure on women to meet impossible beauty standards: thigh gap , "good" hair, and of course, bubblegum-pink assholes. Genitals naturally vary in color, but somehow we've decided that the vulva and anus should be as pink as Barbie's high heels. According to this ad for Clean and Dry Intimate Wash, your depressingly dark vagina is probably ruining your marriage. Clean and Dry comes from India, a nation that consumed metric tons of skin whiteners in Skin lightening in India has deep roots in the colorism and caste system of Indian society.
2. Side effects of chemical bleaching products can seriously suck.
Despite it being completely normal for the skin around the anus to be darker than the surrounding area, 83 percent of readers would consider trying out the anal bleaching trend, according to a recent Cosmopolitan poll. She says they receive up to 10 anal bleaching inquiries a week. The trend first gained traction after adult film actress Tabitha Stevens had her anus bleached on the unscripted series Dr. This quickly became the norm throughout the porn industry, which made U. You can guess what happened next: Online queries for at-home anal bleaching products surged. But is it safe? Can it cause risk or infection? Depending on the product, it may contain ingredients such as hydroquinone, azelaic acid, Kojic acid, niacinamide, or other botanical extracts, all of which chemically exfoliate dead skin cells responsible for hyperpigmentation, aka skin darkening caused by excess pigment, according to Dr. Joshua Zeichner, M.
One popular method uses chemical peels or creams to break down melanin, natural pigments in the skin. These products can also reduce the number of melanin-producing cells around your anus. Laser treatments are another popular technique.