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1994 - 2016
100,000 BIRTHMARKS
100,000 LIVES GIVEN NEW HOPE
Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder
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Put On Your Birthmark!

Our Put On Your Birthmark campaign was announced at the VBF 2015 Annual Conference. Kimberly Heintzman, a renowned make-up artist who has a port wine stain birthmark, covered her birthmark with Dermablend, then created a port wine stain on Dr. Linda as part of a human experiment. Dr. Linda wanted to experience how people treat individuals with a birthmark. One gentleman asked Dr. Linda, "What's wrong with your face?" Another said, "Oh my God, what's that?!" However, all the children at the conference with a birthmark loved it! For our VBF International Day of Awareness every May, we ask all loved ones of someone with a birthmark to wear the birthmark to raise awareness.

 

PLEASE click here to join us on May 15 -- Put on your Birthmark!

 

 Post your photo on social media and tag it as 

#VBFawareness, #StoriesOfHope, #askaccept, and #birthmarks.

​ Email your photo and city/state to vbfawareness@gmail.com