She Was Born With A Birthmark Covering Her Face... But She's Turned It Into Something Truly Inspiring

Mariana Mendes is a 24-year-old woman living in Brazil. She has a birthmark right in the middle of her face. But whilst her mother originally wanted to get rid of it, Mariana decided to keep her birthmark and has even embraced it as one of the things that make her unique.

When Mariana Mendes was born with a dark birthmark covering half of her face, her mother was distraught as she worried that her daughter would have to face unkind comments and staring for her whole life.

Despite trying numerous sessions of laser treatments, the birthmark would not budge. However, Mariana has turned it into something incredible.

Today, she is happy to fight prejudices and proves to the world that it is absolutely possible to be beautiful even with unconventional features. She is truly stunning.

Check out the video above to see how Mariana works her unique look!

They made fun of her birthmark, but she's turned it into something inspiring They made fun of her birthmark, but she's turned it into something inspiring