The disease causes skin to become discolored in various spots on the body, and Kartiki first struggled to understand why her parents were so distraught and why she had to take so many trips to the doctor's office.For years, the girl felt insecure, and on her blog explained she felt like an 'outcast' and a 'misfit'.PHOTOS: Stars with twins Back in May, Cannon uploaded a photo to his Instagram with the caption, “Being single doesn’t mean that you know nothing about love.Sometimes, being solo is wiser than being in a false relationship.” PHOTOS: Mariah's bikini body through the years Meanwhile, Carey herself has rebounded post-cannon with billionaire boyfriend James Packer, who she has been dating since June.A teenager with vitiligo has turned her skin condition into beautiful works of art by using the discolored patches on her body in whimsical designs.Kartiki Bhatnagar, of New Dehli, India, was diagnosed with vitiligo when she was just 7 years old.
Before she could fully understand the remark, the person went on to say about a mark on Kartiki's left foot: 'In fact, that patch actually looks like the Apple logo.'The attention and comments left Kartiki feeling 'a bit vulnerable' at first, but she eventually realized that her patch of skin did, in fact, bear some resemblance to Apple's fruit.
It wasn't until someone compared one of her marks to the Apple logo that she started to see the disease in a different light.
After Kartiki was diagnosed with vitiligo, she saw her mother crying, underwent frequent rituals as attempts to tame the condition, and noticed people giving her strange looks.'The same classmates who talked to me animatedly about varied things now refused to even touch me, because they thought what I had was contagious,' she wrote.
Ten years after her diagnosis, the girl has completely changed her outlook and has become entirely more accepting of her skin condition, in big part thanks to a remark from a loved one who expressed enthusiasm for her skin.
'Someone I know closely once looked closely at my marks and exclaimed, "Woah!