Met Gala: Cara Delevingne doesn't hide her skin condition


The model hid her nipples under circular nipple patches, but she would have liked to have shown more skin. “I’ve revealed my boobs but not the nipples as I still seem to have to hide them,” she said Variety.

A body part that was not covered? Delevingne’s elbows showing her psoriasis.

In the past, the model has never made a secret of the fact that she suffers from the inflammatory skin disease. In the year In 2015, Delevingne said the stress of the fashion world was causing psoriasis let her break out, the she had to cover up with layers of makeup on the catwalk. A few years later, she no longer shys away from showing her skin as it is.

Chronic inflammatory disease

Psoriasis is one of the most common chronic inflammatory skin diseases. It is assumed that around 1.5 to 2 percent of the population in western industrialized countries are affected. In Austria around 250,000 people suffer from it.

There is currently no cure for the disease, but proper treatment can significantly reduce skin symptoms and improve quality of life. About 80 percent of those affected suffer from what is known as psoriasis vulgaris. Typical are reddened, severely scaly and itchy skin changes.

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