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The Standard (press release)

My battle with vitiligo – Tracy Gesare shares her inspiring journey
The Standard (press release)
Tracy Gesare may have had her modelling aspirations cut short but she is not about to let her flaws define her. She shares her journey. In 2015, I noticed a bright patch of skin on my lower back but I did not think much of it because it was painless ...


Vogue.com

Iconic Supermodel and Actress Joan Severance Shares Her Best Beauty Secrets and Vitiligo Tips
Vogue.com
Though you'd never know it from looking at her, Severance has been living with vitiligo—a skin disease that causes the loss of pigment—around her eyes since she was 8. “I used to get up two hours early in high school to put on a full face of makeup ...

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CW39

Houston hosts its first “Embrace Who You Are” Vitiligo Awareness Movement
CW39
HOUSTON - Diane L. Tribitt, CEO and Founder of D'Lyric Inspired hosted the inaugural Houston Vitiligo Awareness Movement “Embrace Who You Are” in conjunction with the Vitiligo Bond Inc., group to kick-start a 30-City “Be The True You” Tour on Saturday.

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Daily Mail

Enam Heikeens with vitiligo now a model after bullying
Daily Mail
A young woman with vitiligo who was bullied at school by classmates who thought she was 'contagious' has defied her critics to become a successful fashion model. Enam Heikeens, 25, who was born in Ghana, first began to notice white patches emerging on ...

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TUKO.CO.KE

Beautiful! Top model with vitiligo turns heads at glamorous LGBT and HIV fundraiser (photos)
TUKO.CO.KE
Top Canadian model Winnie Harlow looked stunning at an LGBT, HIV and youth empowerment fundraiser in New York on Thursday, April 20. The 22-year-old model wore a stylish black minidress and stood tall in black platform boots that emphasized her ...

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Mirror.co.uk

Self-conscious nurse with vitiligo skin condition becomes stunning fashion model after years of bullying
Mirror.co.uk
A young woman who has suffered the vitiligo skin condition for most of her life has become a stunning fashion model . Enam Heikeens, 25, suffered bullying over the condition after she first began to notice white patches emerging on her arms at the age ...

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TeenVogue.com

Marc Jacobs Ad Features Model With Vitiligo
TeenVogue.com
Marc Jacobs muses have run the gamut in age, body type, race, and ethnicity. He's tapped famous faces from Beth Ditto to Jessica Lange to Willow Smith to rep the brand. Now, in his latest ad campaign, Jacobs included a model with vitiligo, a great win ...


Yahoo Food

Chic New Marc Jacobs Ad Features Model With Vitiligo
Yahoo Food
Vitiligo is a disorder in which white patches of skin appear on different parts of the body,” according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. “This happens because the cells that make pigment (color) in the skin ...


Vitiligo, psoriasis studies top dermatology reads for week
Healio
Study findings that patients with facial vitiligo experienced significant repigmentation after treatment with topical ruxolitinib 1.5% cream was among the top read articles of the past week on Healio.com/Dermatology. Other widely-read articles included ...


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Melanoma Thwarted by Resident Memory T Cells
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Using mouse models of melanoma and vitiligo, the research team found that resident memory T cells permanently reside in vitiligo-affected skin, where they kill melanoma cells. Although resident memory T cells were previously known to prevent skin viral ...
Dartmouth Researchers Find Tumor-Killing T-Cells In The Skin To Fight Melanoma [Video]University Herald

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