10+ Women Who Were Never Considered Beautiful but Proved Everyone Wrong


As some of us still appear to judge others by their looks, we all need to learn how to accept diversity in our culture. Sadly, women with non-standard faces are often overlooked and, even worse, are intimidated by so-called beauty professionals. For them to accept their individuality and say goodbye to all of their complexes takes a lot of bravery.

Ilka Brühl

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With ectodermal dysplasia, Ilka Brühl was born. This unusual genetic condition could not, however, destroy her spirit. The girl says her mission is to show the world that everyone is pretty. On Instagram, she shares a photographic story of her life.

Sophia Hadjipanteli

Due to her unique character, Sophia Hadjipanteli, a model from Cyprus, is everywhere on social networks. Her unibrow also made her highly popular with famous designers. They think Sophia has managed to shift traditional perceptions of beauty.

Swantje Paulina

Swantje Paulina never attempts to keep her freckles hidden. It looks like the girl is very proud of Mother Nature’s gift, and over 200,000 of her Instagram followers absolutely love those angel kisses on her lips.

Mikayla Holmgren

The first person with Down syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA Pageant is Mikayla Holmgren. She was able to win two awards and encourage millions of people around the world to fulfill their dreams.


While Em, a girl with Vitiligo, doesn’t share her real name, on her inspirational personal Instagram account, she shares her best shots and motivating quotes.

Tabria Majors

A plus-sized model, Tabria Majors, proves that a curvy girl can be just as sexy and pretty as the official Secret Angels of Victoria. She shares funny podcasts with her buddy about how much bravery it takes to be yourself.

Lotte Zuidema

Another model of performance with a non-standard look. Popular photographers love Lotte, saying that in every picture, her elegance, charisma, and uniqueness look great.

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Coralie Jouhier

Coralie Jouhier, a 28-year-old French model, is just starting out in the industry. The girl admits that it’s not always simple because of her unusual appearance, but she’s proud of her skin and hair color, which she considers genuine gifts from her parents.

Ashley Soto

She was diagnosed with vitiligo when she was 12 years old. Ashley claims that she was regularly humiliated as a teenager because of her appearance. Gradually, the girl came to recognize her defining feature and even began an art project celebrating her unique body.

Luna Schulze

Luna Schulze isn’t self-conscious about the distance between her teeth, and it doesn’t stop her from smiling widely. She is currently a model with the UNIQUE MODELS agency.

Among these inspirational women, who impressed you most? Please share in the comments.

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