People with various skin conditions answer uncomfortable questions — "What's on your face? Did it hurt? Are you a ghost?" — in a powerful photo series by New York City photographer Peter DeVito.
Denise Chamberlain is now showing off the heart-shaped patch that frames her face after a lifetime of covering her skin with heavy makeup.
Since Jaylah Abbey took to Twitter to post photos of the drawings and paintings created by her younger sister Dana, the young prodigy has been having her first encounter with viral internet fame. And it's for a good reason.
CoverGirl just chose Amy Deanna, a model with vitiligo, for its new campaign. The campaign film features the brand's TruBlend Liquid Makeup.
Model Amy Deanna has always looked up to the “influential, beautiful and inspiring” women who posed in CoverGirl’s campaigns.
Missguided was roundly praised when it stopped airbrushing its models' stretch marks and released a totally unretouched campaign last year – and now there is another reason to cheer on the brand: its body-positive mannequins. The high street fashion retailer has introduced a diverse array of mannequins representing a range of ethnic backgrounds and featuring natural body features, including stretch marks and vitiligo, Campaign reports. The figures were created in-house with help from makeup artists and will be on show in the brand's two stores in Westfield Stratford City, London and Bluewater Shopping Centre, Kent.
Imagine working in television as on-camera talent for most of your career — and suddenly, your look begins to unexpectedly change. This is Lee Thomas's story.
Francesca Conti, 20, from Rome, Italy, was diagnosed with the skin condition when she was 14-years-old after a man noticed a white spot on her face.
Kandice Benford had been looking to forward to her big day for months, but shortly before she was due to walk down the aisle she started developing vitiligo.
Inspired by model Winnie Harlow, an artist created a doll with the skin condition vitiligo. On Tuesday, the Shade Room posted a photo of a doll with brown skin wearing a head full of box braids, smoky eye makeup, and a trendy summer outfit.
Marc Jacobs has made a statement with his latest ad. The photo is a waist-down shot of two models with long legs — and one has the skin condition vitiligo.
Brooklyn-based beauty influencer Tameeca Dieujuste, better known as Khloe Dosh, recognizes that beauty is within the eye of the beholder. So she tapped Carlene John, a model with vitiligo, to star in one of her Instagram makeup tutorial videos.
“I’m proud to be spotted,” Ashley Soto tells Yahoo Beauty of her vitiligo, a disease that “causes the loss of skin color in blotches,” according to Mayo Clinic. The 21-year-old’s newfound confidence has turned her varied skin pigmentation into art, and it’s taught her that her differences are what make her beautiful.
IT Cosmetics co-founder praised Gap Kids for using an 11-year-old model with vitiligo. Jamie Kern Lima, the co-founder and CEO of IT Cosmetics, recently went on Facebook to share her enthusiasm about the young model whom Gap chose to feature in its latest line of children’s clothing. According to an interview with the young model’s mother in 2015, April was diagnosed with vitiligo — a disorder in which white patches of skin appear on different parts of the body due to a lack of melanin, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases — at the age of 6.
Imagine one day a person wakes up and no longer fits into what society deems as “normal.” They never realize why people look at them on the streets, so feelings of fright come into being, and then self-doubt and worry starts to consume their inner-self.
“To know that Michael Jackson is considered the greatest entertainer of all time, to see Winnie [Harlow] strutting her stuff on the runway, gives us all a surge of inspiration to get out there and make our lives happen.”