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Welcome to the Vitiligo friends network. This is a place where those with Vitiligo, their family, and their friends can share information and stay in touch. Started in 2007, we are now over 7,000 members!

Please consider going to the forum and posting a welcome message. Be sure to let us know what part of the world you are from. You can also use the search box at the top right to look for topics that are already in discussion!

To avoid spammers on the network, we have to approve your membership after you sign up to join (filling out the profile questions helps us a lot). If you send spam or inappropriate messages you will be banned from the network. If you receive unsolicited off-topic messages, or see any inappropriate material here, please report it. We have a no-tolerance policy for those who claim a "cure" or use this space to advertise.

So glad you are here!

--Steve

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Water/Swaet proof cover up (make up)

I have been using Dermablend since 5 yrs on my hands to cover up the vitiligo but I have two issues1. If there is any sweat, the makeup rubs away. i.e Make up is gone2. What ever I touch with my hands, the color sticks to that and I feel very…See More
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How to explain to my 5 year old son about his vitaligo?

Started by Andrea Coppola. Last reply by Vernon Singh yesterday. 4 Replies

Hi,my son is 5. He developed vitaligo when he was 3. he has a large white spot in the genital area which reaches his belly button and a small one on the knee. he started asking me about his white…Continue

Water/Swaet proof cover up (make up)

Started by navin yesterday. 0 Replies

I have been using Dermablend since 5 yrs on my hands to cover up the vitiligo but I have two issues1. If there is any sweat, the makeup rubs away. i.e Make up is gone2. What ever I touch with my…Continue

insecurities and vitiligo - lack of self esteem in relationships

Started by Amy S. Last reply by Steve Hargadon yesterday. 7 Replies

Hi!! I have had vitiligo since i was 7 years old. I'm now 28. My relationships have always broken up over the same reason- my insecurities.I would like to talk to other people - girls i suppose who…Continue

Best treatment in hyderabad for vitiligo?

Started by Venkatesh Jakka. Last reply by chris on Tuesday. 20 Replies

Please let me know if any one knows the best treatment for vitiligo in Hyderabad?Continue

henna leaves powder

Started by Shabi. Last reply by Shabi on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Hi All,I applied henna leaves powder with plain water mix (thick paste ) on top of the white patch and intake around 5 Mg henna leave powder with ½ cup of plain water daily in the morning before the …Continue

After 24 years of having vitiligo it is finally starting to go away

Started by Crystal. Last reply by Crystal on Monday. 7 Replies

I have vitiligo since I was 12. I started taking folic acid, ginko biloba and drinking out of a copper cup 2x's daily and a little bit of sun whenever I can and it finally starting to go away...I…Continue

Thyroid Problems and Vitiligo

Started by Amanda Flynn. Last reply by Grace on Sunday. 26 Replies

Hey everyone! So I've heard that there is a connection between Vitiligo and thyroid problems. Last year my blood test showed that I had a high ANA count, now this year my thyroid is all wacky. I have…Continue

Where are you VitiligoFriends?

Started by Cenk Celik. Last reply by Grace on Sunday. 15 Replies

I have signed up to this website with many hopes; however, I am now disappointed. The idea of establishing a network to share experiences is cool but I have realised that this network is not as…Continue

My research put together (just sharing)

Started by FLAVIO. Last reply by anitha Jun 24. 1 Reply

What is Non-Segmental Vitiligo? Non-Segmental Vitiligo (NSV) is a condition that causes depigmentation of parts of the skin. It's generalized and symmetrical. It occurs when melanocytes, the cells…Continue

UV radiation - a necessity to regain pigmentation

Started by Kailua Jun 24. 0 Replies

My son and myself are suffering from vitiligo. We have been diagnosed about 2 1/2 years ago and have been researching information and trying various therapies since. We are on Dr. Thomas Matschurat's…Continue

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    Uniquely Beautiful showcases the unique beauty of those with Vitiligo--both for others to see, and for those of us with Vitiligo to appreciate our own beauty. While our VitiligoFriends.org is a private network, Uniquely Beautiful is a separate site for public view in order to encourage others with Vitiligo. However, there are no names or contact information, just photos of faces.

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