Real Talk

Let be real – living with vitiligo isn’t always easy. Here’s where we have those raw conversations, together.

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Why Community Matters When You Live with Vitiligo

I got vitiligo when I was just seven years old. At first, the white spots…

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6 Moments Most Parents with Vitiligo Experience

Vitiligo was always your personal journey – until you became a parent. Now that you…

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How I Found the Courage to Stop Covering My Vitiligo

Four years ago, a woman with vitiligo on Instagram dared me to take off my…

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How Working for a Billion Dollar Beauty Brand Boosted My Confidence with Vitiligo

As I put on pink jumpsuit for my first day of work at Glossier’s Boston…

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5 Lies to Stop Telling Yourself if You Live with Vitiligo

I spent the first half of my life telling myself lies: I’m ugly, I’ll never…

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What the New Vitiligo Barbie Means to Those Living with It

There’s a new vitiligo Barbie – and it’s a big deal for those living with…

It IS Possible to Love the Skin You’re In – Here’s Why

I have good news: It is possible to love the skin you’re in. Let me…

Dear World: Here’s What It’s Like to Be Stared At

Embarrassed. Uncomfortable. Exhausted. Alienated. Damaged. Annoyed. Ugly. These were just a few of the words…

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I Thought I Had Never Been Bullied Because of My Vitiligo – I Was Wrong

“You would be so much prettier if you didn’t have vitiligo. You should hide the…