While Darcey Silva Stacey Silva are identical twins, Stacey revealed there is something that differs between the two – her vitiligo diagnosis. Keep reading to find out everything we know about Stacey’s vitiligo skin condition.
What is Vitiligo and How Does It Work?
Vitiligo is a “disease that causes loss of skin color in patches,” according to the Mayo Clinic. This condition can affect all skin types, even hair.
While treatment is available, “it doesn’t prevent continued loss of skin color.”
Is Stacey Silva Vitiligo?
Season 4 Darcey & Stacey, fans noticed a triangular patch of skin on Stacey’s face and took to social media to air out their questions.
“What happened to Stacey’s skin on her upper right eyebrow?” one viewer tweeted.
Stacey spoke out about her vitiligo diagnosis in a September 2022 episode. Darcey & Stacey, She revealed that she was bullied as an infant because of the condition.
“There was this boy on the school bus that used to tease me because I have vitiligo. I have a whole white eyebrow,” she told producers. “And have a triangle-shaped vitiligo patch. So this boy, he used to call me Bermuda Triangle.”
Stacey explained to Stacey that Darcey was fiercely protective and stood up for her.
“And later on, there was a knock at the door, and it was that boy and he came to apologize,” she continued.
What did Stacey Silva say about being diagnosed with Vitiligo
Stacey has always been open about her skin condition, but she has now opened up to reality TV star.
“One thing that is actually different about me and Darcey is that I was diagnosed with vitiligo,” Stacey revealed in a conversation with Entertainment Tonight September 2020. “You know, growing up it was difficult because I would get teased for it. It’s on my face. It’s easy to see. It’s in the shape of a triangle and it goes into my eyebrow.”
While the TLC personality said sometimes she “forgets” she has vitiligo, Stacey added that, “It’s made me a stronger woman and I embrace it now.”
Does ‘Darcey and Stacey’ Star Stacey Silva Have Vitiligo? Details on Skin Condition