Makeup Artist Incorporates Vitiligo Into Jaw-dropping Looks

A makeup artist from Chicago is raising awareness of vitiligo by incorporating her unique patches into jaw-dropping looks. Lauren Leonard, 26, first started developing vitiligo as a child when it started appearing on her knees. It wasn’t until she was 20-years-old that it started on her face, with white patches forming around her eyes. These patches she…

Photographer With Vitiligo Finds Acceptance Capturing Others

A photographer from Colorado is on a journey to find peace with her vitiligo by capturing others with the same condition. Jasmine Colgan launched a project called Tough Skin to uncover ‘unique beauty’ after being diagnosed with vitiligo. She travels the USA to meet and photograph people with the same condition. This great project is not only…

Teen Mom 2 Star Jenelle Evans Defends Vitiligo

Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans has defended vitiligo in the name of her man, David Eason, who has the skin condition. Jenelle hit back at trolls after cruel remarks were made about his skin – and called for more to be done to raise awareness of the skin condition. Calling for more to be…

Woman DENIED spa treatment as she has Vitiligo

A woman was embarrassingly DENIED treatment at a spa after it was discovered she had VITILIGO. Reported on by NDTV, the 55-year-old woman from Pune, India, booked in for a massage session at a well-known local spa. Shortly afterwards, she was denied service as her therapist noticed the non-contagious condition, which leads to white patches on skin. Narrating…

Model with vitiligo goes viral after powerful post

A model who hid her vitiligo for 10 years has gone viral after she posted a powerful post about beauty on Instagram. Breanne Rice was diagnosed with vitiligo at the age of 19 and after spending years hiding her skin, wrote a series of powerful posts about how we define beauty. She posted; “The biggest change has been…

Tamar Braxton on bleaching accusations and her struggle with vitiligo

Singer Tamar Braxton opens up about her struggle with vitiligo in response to accusations she bleaches her skin. “I’ve always had it, since I was a young girl. It’s not as bad as others because everybody has it differently, but I’ve certainly had mine diagnose. “Anybody with skin issues knows that that’s a very sensitive…

Perfectly Flawed: A Young woman’s purpose

Telisha Gibson is a 23 year old college student from Brooklyn New York. Like Many 23 year olds discovering and igniting their passions to make their Mark in the world, Telisha is using her marks to ignite her passion to illuminate and raise awareness for Vitligo research. Perfectly Flawed is an organisation started by Telisha…

Football coach talks about his vitiligo

The Jets’ new D-line coach hasn’t let vitiligo stop him from achieving success. Karl Dumbar, a professional football team coach, has spoken about his vitiligo. Struggling with the disorder through his teens, ESPN has shared that he endured “countless stares, cruel nicknames, school fights and too many days in sweltering Louisiana heat” while covering up – to “conceal the sinister disease that…

Leanna’s record-breaking challenge for vitiligo

18-year old Leanna Shuttleworth is about to embark on a record-breaking challenge; one with hopes to raise over £40,000 for the Vitiligo Society. The challenge, that kick starts next month, involves climbing two of the world’s highest mountains – Mount Everest and Mount Lhotse – back to back, in just 24 hours. If successful, Leanna…