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    Vitiligo in Movies and Television 

    vitiligo in movies

    Based on my personal experience, I can testify that it takes some time to get used to living with vitiligo and claim one’s confidence back. One of the reasons behind this is vitiligo’s underrepresented in popular culture, especially in films and television shows. All of us with vitiligo are real people in flesh and blood. […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – June 2021

    Vitiligo News June 2020

    Being vitiligo awareness month, June 2021 was definitely an important month for many reasons. Since 2011, World Vitiligo Day has been celebrated with great enthusiasm and zeal across the globe the same month. However, this year, WVD conferences across Europe and North America went virtual, keeping COVID-appropriate behavior in mind. This year, World Vitiligo Day […] More

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    World Vitiligo Day 2021 – A Recap

    World Vitiligo Day 2021

    Since 2011, on June 25th each year, World Vitiligo Day has been celebrated with great enthusiasm and zeal across the globe. However, due to the unexpected outbreak of the novel Coronavirus last year, the day was commemorated differently in 2020 as well as this year. WVD conferences across Europe and North America went virtual, still offering […] More

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    COVID Vaccination and Vitiligo – What We Know So Far

    COVID Vaccination and Vitiligo

    2020 was a difficult year for the entire humanity, including the vitiligo community. Throughout the “still ongoing” pandemic, many of us wondered how having vitiligo would influence the effect of the virus. While many of us assumed that having vitiligo will mean getting more severe effects from the virus, many of us had questions if […] More

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    All You Need to Know About World Vitiligo Day 2021

    World Vitiligo Day 2021

    Just like every year, World Vitiligo Day 2021 is all set to be observed across the world on June 25. Aimed at building global awareness about vitiligo and fighting stigma around this harmless skin disorder, the event would also attempt to bring together all vitiligo fighters so that they can exchange notes and learn from […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – May 2021

    May 2021 was probably the most active month from the vitiligo research perceptive. But all research conducted during the month didn’t have positive outcomes. The month before we didn’t hear great news when an American Academy of Dermatology’s Virtual Meeting Experience 2021 (held online from April 23 to 25) hinted that many patients with vitiligo […] More

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    Carrot Juice – A home Remedy worth trying in Vitiligo 

    carrot juice in vitiligo

    It is 2021 and we still do not know what causes vitiligo in the first place. Since Unite For Vitiligo’s inception in 2018, we have been trying to get the answer to this question. We spoke to many research experts, dermatologists, and vitiligo fighters who were going through some sort of treatment for the skin […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – April 2021

    Vitiligo News - April 2021

    Famous vitiligans or influencers with vitiligo around the world are constantly getting featured in global media outlets, helping the entire community minimize the stigma inflicted by society’s attitude toward visual difference. The same trend seemed to continue in April 2021 as well. This month, Yvesmark Chery, a fashion model with vitiligo from Philadelphia (United States), […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – March 2021

    It’s finally good to see how biopharmaceutical giants across the world are showing a deep interest in vitiligo. In March 2021, Arcutis Biotherapeutics, a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced enrollment of the first patient in a Phase 2a clinical trial to evaluate ARQ-252 as a potential treatment for vitiligo. ARQ-252 is a potent and highly selective […] More

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    Vitiligo and Consumption of Alcohol – do two gel with each other?  

    vitiligo and alcohol

    In our interaction with the community members, we often come across questions like – “I have vitiligo. Will drinking alcohol worsen it?” Some slightly change the question, but often ask the same thing – “I love drinking wine with dinner. Do I have to worry about it at all? Will it affect my vitiligo in […] More

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