Winning over Vitiligo Not Just with Make-up, but also Confidence - Know Mariah’s Story
Mariah, a beautiful teenager with vitiligo skin conditions is already a social media sensation. Her story is already an inspiration to a lot of people around the globe. A true real life Shero, defeating vitiligo with sheer confidence.
Mariah, a beautiful teenager with vitiligo skin conditions is already a social media sensation. Her story is already an inspiration to a lot of people around the globe. A true real life shero, defeating vitiligo with sheer confidence.
From Mariah’s Instagram profile
At the moment 65-95 million people worldwide are suffering from vitiligo worldwide. Amongst them, a large amount of patients are also the victims of less confidence, psychological issues or are lonely. Mariah’s story will surely make them believe that vitiligo can be beaten with confidence.
Mariah observed it at an early age of 11. Some unusual spots she thought. By the age of 13 the spots had spread across her other body parts, and it was vitiligo.
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Mariah wanted to be a dancer and her skin condition was coming in her way. She used wear make-up in class and that was so uncomfortable to her.
Mariah with and without make-up foundation, Instagram
She wanted to hide her skin imbalances, never relaxed, never at ease. No could touch her face. For a teenage girl the situation was no less than a trauma.
But as we know beauty lies skin deep, vitiligo couldn’t stop this growing talent. Her Instagram bio says, “Vitiligo is a part of me, it does not define me”. You can follow her at worldof_riah on Insta. This is Mariah’s story -
Mariah is giving wings to her dreams. She’s dancing at professional level and accepts herself the way she is, with grace. “I made a lot of friends, and they all told me I didn’t need to wear make-up at all.” Now 19, she chooses when to wear make-up and when not to. When asked about relationships, Mariah declares she’s still single but would love have a boyfriend who would be supportive and love her the way she is.
Many few know, Michael Jackson too suffered from vitiligo.
Now you must eager to know, does Mariah have a role model too? Yes, it’s Winnie Harlow, the renowned fashion model from Canada who never shies off presenting herself with confidence, despite being a vitiligo patient.
From Winnie Harlow’s Instagram profile
We wish Mariah all the luck for her future. May she achieve all that she deserves and keep inspiring others just the way she does.