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We are here to support the one in five people in the UK who are living with a scar, mark or condition that makes them look different.

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If you are struggling with the emotional impact of a visible difference, call our Support and Information Line.

A woman in a nurse's top, wearing glasses with white hair tied up, applies skin camouflage products to a man's face. We can see the back of the man's head only - he has some stubble on his face and wears a shirt and a blue jumper.

Our Skin Camouflage Service gives people living with a visible difference a choice over their appearance.

Natalie outside, smiling and looking confidently to camera, with a London bus in the background

Read guides for young people and adults with a visible difference, as well as parents of children who look different.


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Olu who has cystic hygroma wears a red, white and blue sports jacket and stands against a white background


Whilst I was perfectly comfortable in my school environment, I did not know, nor was friends with anyone who had a visible difference like myself. I did not have anyone to look up to, and I think for me that’s one vital thing I wish I had as a kid.

Read Olu's story