26 Years Old Model With Rare Skin Disorder Challenging Every Beauty Standard

It is always the most exceedingly terrible feeling when you need to escape the world due to your face or a mark on your skin. Now think about somebody who has different body image. You will meet individuals who might give you bizarre reactions, some would spook you while others would influence you to understand that you don't fit into the type of a normal human being. But Sara changed people's perspective. Read the article to know her story.

It is always the most exceedingly terrible feeling when you need to escape the world due to your face or a mark on your skin. Now think about somebody who has different body image. You will meet individuals who might give you bizarre reactions, some would spook you while others would influence you to understand that you don’t fit into the type of a normal human being. But Sara changed people’s perspective. Read the article to know her story.

Sara Geurts

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Sara Geurts from Minnesota (U.S.), now living in Los Angeles she was experiencing a rare skin disease which caused her wrinkles at an extremely young age and made her look older than her actual age.

When did it happen?

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Sara Geurts was only 10 when she was diagnosed with Dermatosparaxis Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS).

What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)?

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A connective body tissue disorder that inhibits the body’s ability to produce collagen. EDS includes loose joints, chronic muscle pain, and stretchy, fragile skin. EDS is a rare disorder with thirteen different sub-types of disorders and affects 1 in 5000 people, worldwide.

She was ashamed of her skin

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When she was she use to hide her skin from people, she was ashamed about it. She didn’t want anyone to ask her questions. As she got older, it just kind of started to show more and more. But she did something that changed her life forever. Click on the next page to know.