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    My Thoughts on Winnie Harlow’s Sun Care Brand CAY Skin

    Winnie Harlow Cay Skin

    It’s been a while (March this year) since Winnie Harlow launched her skin care brand, CAY Skin. However, I recently got to test the products from the brand for the first time. Given that I have been living with vitiligo since 2016, sun protection is extremely important to me. I love spending time in the […] More

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    Study sheds Light on Post-Traumatic Stress in People with Vitiligo 

    Post-Traumatic Stress in vitiligo

    We all have heard how vitiligo, the most common depigmentation disorder, causes disfiguration and induces psychological burdens for those living with it. Still, extremely limited research had been conducted about disease-related post-traumatic stress (PTS) in vitiligo patients. This changed when a study performed at Beijing’s National Clinical Research Center for Skin and Immune Diseases shed […] More

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    Subtypes of Vitiligo – Can you self-identify the one you have? 

    subtypes of vitiligo

    Vitiligo can appear on any body site, taking different shapes and forms. In most cases, it is more frequent on the face and genitals than the hands and feet, and the rest of the body. But did you know that the amount of vitiligo on the body determines the subtype of the skin condition? Different […] More

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    Cut The Clutter – Is Vitiligo associated with Skin Cancer?

    Hand With Vitiligo

    If you have vitiligo, you might have noticed that depigmented parts of your skin are often getting sunburnt, which poses an important question – “Is vitiligo anyway associated with skin cancer?” It is okay to get confused about the association between the two especially when plenty of information available on the same is misleading. Worry […] More

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    World Vitiligo Day 2022 – A Recap

    world vitiligo day 2022

    World Vitiligo Day (WVD), which was originally established to raise awareness for vitiligo, has now been a global event, celebrated widely by vitiligo fighters, their families, and doctors. Each year, on WVD, people talk about the skin condition, raise money for vitiligo research, give free skin exams, and educate physicians on how to provide emotional […] More

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    Unite For Vitiligo celebrates Vitiligo Awareness Month With #RecognizeYourSuperpower

    world vitiligo month campaign

    ‘Unite For Vitiligo’ is celebrating Vitiligo Awareness Month with its engagement campaign #RecognizeYourSuperpower on the web and social media. Aiming to address, discuss, and make people rise above challenges posed by the chronic skin disorder, the campaign is already creating buzz on social media. #RecognizeYourSuperpower is an effort by Team ‘Unite For Vitiligo’ to connect […] More

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    An Information Guide to World Vitiligo Day 2022

    World Vitiligo Day 2022

    World Vitiligo Day 2022 is just a few days away to be celebrated across the world to build global awareness about vitiligo – a disfiguring skin condition that can have significant negative psychosocial impact on those living with it. The event is all set to be observed globally in various parts of the world on […] More

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    After Barbie with Vitiligo, Mattel Launches Ken Doll with Vitiligo

    Ken doll with vitiligo

    The maker of Barbie, Mattel, Inc., are all set to launch ken doll with vitiligo nationwide this June – the same month that has been proclaimed as Vitiligo Awareness Month across various states in the USA. After launching a Barbie with vitiligo in 2020, Mattel will include a Ken doll with vitiligo this year in […] More

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    Is My Beauty Lost with Vitiligo? Here’s A South Asian Perspective

    Vitiligo Close-up

    If you think about it – vitiligo is just a skin condition characterized by depigmentation that can affect any part of the body. It is certainly more noticeable in people with darker skin, including me. The outer appearance experience of living with vitiligo is so often talked about that we forget what kind of pain […] More

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    Efficacy of Ginkgo Biloba for Vitiligo

    Ginkgo Biloba for Vitiligo

    In the last few years, Ginkgo Biloba (seeds and leaves) has emerged as a simple, inexpensive therapy for people with vitiligo. Ginkgo Biloba leaf, which is known to have anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, and antioxidant properties, is often recommended by natural therapists. The leaf extract along with seeds of the maidenhair tree has been reported to be […] More

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    Are Vitiligo and Lupus interconnected? 

    vitiligo and lupus

    Various studies have hinted that vitiligo is a systemic skin disorder with multiple comorbidities. That is why many experts around the world argue autoimmunity plays a role in the loss of melanocytes and patchy depigmentation in the skin condition. The two most common comorbid autoimmune diseases found in people with vitiligo are thyroid disease and […] More

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    Can Vitiligo be treated with Naturopathy? 

    vitiligo hands

    Many of us know that vitiligo surfaces as a result of a decrease in the production of melanin in the human body. However, the exact cause of the skin condition is still unknown, which only makes it difficult for the medical fraternity to come up with an effective cure for vitiligo. Many experts believe that […] More

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