The 411 on Vitiligo

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  • Understanding Vitiligo
  • What is it?
  • What Causes Vitiligo?
  • How Common Is It?
  • When Does it Show Up?
  • How Does it Appear?
  • It May Be in the Genes
  • Other Risk Factors
  • Treatment Options
  • Coping with the Stigma
  • No One is Exempt

Understanding Vitiligo

Recently, it was announced that Chantelle Brown-Young, one of the Black female contestants in this summer’s edition of America’s Next Top Model, has vitiligo. But what exactly is this skin condition? Read more about what vitiligo is and how it affects African-Americans.— Kellee Terrell



(Photo: Chantelle Brown-Young via Instagram)

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