Health & Fitness 26-year-old with rare condition models wrinkles

16:47  17 july  2017
16:47  17 july  2017 Source:   Cosmopolitan (UK)

26-year-old with rare condition models wrinkles

  26-year-old with rare condition models wrinkles She's changing the way we all think about beauty.Geurts was 10 years old when she was diagnosed with a connective-tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Although there are more than a dozen versions of this condition, the types Geurts has are classical and dermatosparaxis, the latter of which has compromised the collagen in her skin. This causes her skin to sag and fold in such a way that it resembles that of someone much older.

A 26 - year - old with a rare skin condition that caused her to get wrinkles at a young age is opening up about how she learned to love her body, and Instead of hiding who she was, Geurts decided to take up photography and modeling to help expand what the fashion and beauty industries deem beautiful.

A 26 - YEAR - OLD woman with a rare condition that makes her look decades older is challenging beauty standards by becoming a model . For years Sara struggled with body confidence due to her wrinkled skin.

26-year-old with rare skin condition proudly models her wrinkles © Hearst Communications, Inc. All rights reserved 26-year-old with rare skin condition proudly models her wrinkles At age 26, you might expect to find a fine line or two when you look in the mirror. Sara Geurts, however, sees wrinkles all over her body - and she thinks they're beautiful.

Geurts was 10 years old when she was diagnosed with a connective-tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Although there are more than a dozen versions of this condition, the types Geurts has are classical and dermatosparaxis, the latter of which has compromised the collagen in her skin. This causes her skin to sag and fold in such a way that it resembles that of someone much older.

A genetic condition makes this woman look decades older than she is

  A genetic condition makes this woman look decades older than she is Zara Hartshorn is often mistaken for a middle-aged woman, but she's only 16. Zara, from Rotherham, has a rare genetic condition that has left her skin loose and wrinkly, and her teeth rotting.

A 26 - YEAR - OLD woman with a rare condition that makes her look decades older is challenging beauty standards by becoming a model . Hoping to break into the modelling industry, Sara Geurts from Minneapolis, Minnesota

26 year old with rare skin condition challenges beauty. 26 - Year - Old Model Wears Her ‘ Wrinkles ’ With Pride: BORN DIFFERENT.

Absolutely in loove with the jewelry I modeled on Saturday night!

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The 2-year-old's favourite cartoon character is Poppy from the movie "Trolls," whose hair sticks up just like hers. Phoebe's plush Poppy doll even wears a headband just like she often does. © Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc "It's hard for me to anticipate that people might make nasty comments," Jamie said, "but I am going to teach her that we are all different in every way and it doesn't matter.

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