My birthmark is called a hairy nevus. Its dark pigmented and extends from my right cheek to my nose. I refer to it as my beauty-mark! I’m from a very small town so growing up was actually a breeze for me. Individuals were used to seeing me with my beauty-mark. In the past, there were times when I was discouraged, due to stares and comments. The moment I completely became comfortable in my skin, is when I realized not to value someone else opinion more than my own. I’ve heard things such as ” You are pretty with it,” “Unbelievable its a birthmark,” “It’s very exotic,” “Is it a tattoo?” Others have also inquired about my life and if it ever bothered me. I do not desire to look or be anyone but FERRIN! I’ve learned what makes you different, makes you EXTRAORDINARY! Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and within my view, I am the rarest jewel around! –
Soweto based newspaper acknowledged her on their front page with a headline that read, “Scarred Model On The Runway.” That scar is actually a birthmark spread across one side of her face. With it on full display, she became the first model to walk the runway during
When I was younger I wasn’t fond of my birthmark because it was obvious that I was different as a child! I used to get made fun of.
In my teen years I didn’t pay it much attention. But now as a 26 year old woman I feel like it’s the art and special tattoo God gave me! Just for me, my own unique design and bespoke creation that nobody else has. I’m in love with it and am confident to show it! – Patrice
My birthmark looks a bit like a brown splash on the sclera (the white part) of my left eye. It stretches all the way to the back. I love my birthmark because it is a part of me and unique to me. I’ve personally never seen an eye birthmark as prominent as mine and I just rock with it.
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