Celebrities with vitiligo: TOP 10 most famous people in the world
Dear friends, welcome to the website about dermatology! Vitiligo is a rare and very bad disease of the skin, it lighten the spots, which gradually increase and coalesce.
This disease affects absolutely everyone, regardless of age, gender, income. Article will tell you about which celebrities with vitiligo is known to date.
The most popular winner of depigmentation Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson — king of pop, in fact, was African American. The vitiligo disease he had suffered for nearly the entire life. Gradually, the disease turned his skin white. Jackson told the audience about the problem in the 1990-ies.
To even out uneven skin, he had to wear makeup almost on the entire body. In the press there were rumors that Jackson specifically whitens the skin. This greatly upset the musician.
It got to the point that in 1993, Michael has said publicly: «Look, I don’t bleach the skin specifically, I have a serious skin disease. I can’t control the color change of my body.
When you discuss me, think of gossip, I was very painful and mentally hard.»
Examples of skin depigmentation. Spots actually grow uncontrollably, gradually increase and coalesce, forming on the human body kind of maps.
Ill very difficult to accept himself as he is. To blame others, who ridiculed his problem, don’t take his feature and don’t want to get in his position.
Russian celebrities with vitiligo
In Russia, too, there are celebrities living with depigmentation of the skin. This, for example, Roman Abramovich and Gennady Vetrov. On light skin vitiligo significantly not as much as dark. Therefore, the presence of the disease from the above mentioned famous people you might not know.
Depigmented spots can appear anywhere on the body except palms and foot. Many patients of vitiligo successfully camouflage skin imperfections with makeup, tanning and non-traditional means. Read more about how to camouflage vitiligo read in a separate article.
Who else of the celebrities living with depigmentation?
There are not many people who are faced with this disease. It is only 2% (around that) from all the world’s population. Below are the list of TOP 10 famous personalities with depigmentation skin disease:
Depigmentation is not a reason to despair
If you or a loved one was diagnosed with the depigmentation, you should not despair. It is not a sentence and not a reason to put his life on the cross. On the contrary, this feature can be advantageously used. It did so 19-year-old model Chantelle Brung Yang.
Chantelle has a very noticeable vitiligo on the face, body and limbs. Her skin is by nature dark, so the white spots clearly visible, to hide them does not work.
The first symptoms appeared of the girl at the age of three. The model says that as a teenager, she was constantly subjected to harassment. It was called a cow, a Zebra, an alien, etc.
Once Chantelle gave myself an «I’m going to convince myself that beautiful, until, until will not be».
At the moment the model is popular and is the face of many world famous brands.
People admire her appearance, and she was glad that I was able to get the public to look at patients with vitiligo on the other hand.
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Author: Ksenia Borisova (dermatologist)