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    How to Disappear Completely – A Vitiligo Themed Book for Kids 

    How to Disappear Completely

    When we think back to childhood, we remember campfire stories, those innocent bedtime stories, stories that were whispered in years, and stories that were told to us as a family tradition. What we often see missing in these childhood stories is vitiligo’s underrepresentation. Thankfully that is changing as now we have award-winning authors such as […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – December 2020

    Vitiligo News December 2020

    On the research front, December 2020 had limited but significant progress. A prospective, multi‐center, parallel controlled, double‐blind randomized clinical trial was conducted to rule out whether oral α‐lipoic acid (ALA: an antioxidative agent) in combination with NB‐UVB phototherapy has efficacy and safety in the treatment of non‐segmental, stable vitiligo. The clinical analysis had 133 people […] More

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    A Year in Review | What 2020 meant for Vitiligo 

    2020 year review

    The last 12 months brought an unprecedented amount of disruption to our social lives. COVID-19 nearly impacted every aspect of vitiligo awareness, from research on vitiligo moving at a snail pace to worldwide World Vitiligo Day conferences getting canceled. And on top of all that, lockdowns in various parts of the world left many of […] More

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    2020’s Top 8 Newsmakers with Vitiligo

    newsmakers with vitiligo 2020

    As 2020, a turbulent year of “21st-century humanity,” is all set to be phased out and the new year 2021 is gearing up to be ushered in, Unite For Vitiligo takes a look at the newsmakers who emerged as a sheer source of inspiration for the community.  Barbie with vitiligo 2020 couldn’t kickstart better than […] More

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    2020’s Top Searched Items on Vitiligo 

    search on vitiligo

    There’s a new age saying among millennials: “If you want to learn more about global society, look at its highest-trending searches on the web.” So, we’ve taken a peek at the top things our global vitiligo community was looking up in 2020, and it’s a real mix of high and low. People have questions to […] More

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    Who helped Winnie Harlow normalize Her Vitiligo? 

    Drew Barrymore show vitiligo

    Who doesn’t like Winnie Harlow! The Canadian supermodel, who’s now a woman to reckon with, is not only the inspiration for millions living with visual differences but for anyone that doesn’t fit in the box. But did you ever wonder who inspired this inspiration to remain inspiring? Uff! That was quite wordy. Wasn’t it? Winnie […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – November 2020

    In a study conducted during November 2020, no significant association was found between Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and vitiligo. As hinted in the study published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, vitiligo is rather associated with genetic, immunologic, and biochemical factors (or the combination of all) than MS. Since many autoimmune diseases are often related and […] More

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    10 Most Influential Vitiligans | 2020

    Influential People with Vitiligo

    It was 2018 when Unite For Vitiligo first released its list of 10 most influential people with vitiligo aka vitiligans. Since then the list has been trying to be a mirror of the vitiligo community and those who shape it. Just like any year, the 3rd edition of “10 Most Influential Vitiligans” lists thought leaders […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – October 2020

    Vitiligo News October 2020

    The month of October 2020 will always be remembered for some ground-breaking representation of vitiligo. Growing up Jasroop Singh had a hard time dealing with the stigma associated with vitiligo, the stares, and all unkind remarks. Dreaming of the wedding day is something many young girls in Asian families do. But there was a time […] More

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    4 Benefits of Using Topical Solutions for Vitiligo Treatment 

    topical medication for vitiligo

    It’s not a secret that some of us may never be completely okay with living with a skin disorder that we didn’t ask for. And, it is absolutely understood why many among us continue being worried about our physical appearance, which has a lot to do with our self-confidence and a positive self-image.  In pursuit […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – September 2020

    Vitiligo News - September 2020

    September 2020 was all about vitiligo research. It gave us the joy to know that apart from various Coronavirus vaccine trials, many researchers continued their efforts to find an ultimate, effective treatment for vitiligo this month too. This September, AVITA Therapeutics (AVH), a Cambridge-based regenerative medicine company was all over the news. AVITA has enrolled […] More

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