When she covered Variety in 2015, the star asked that the magazine not airbrush the scar that runs down the center of her forehead, the result of an injury she incurred at age three after tripping over a phone cord. “It’s part of who I am, so I’d like it to be accepted as part of who I am,” she said. “There are a lot of people reading those magazines not unlike myself, who have some sort of scar too.
The smooth scar on the actor’s right cheek (according to Esquire, the result of “an unfortunate childhood encounter with an oven and a lump of Play-Doh”) worked its way into the plot of Love and Basketball. *Condé Nast is the parent company of Glamour.
The scar on the actor’s neck was left by a tracheotomy performed when a virus left her unable to breathe as a child. “Makeup artists are always trying to cover it up, but I don’t want to hide it,” she told People. “I wouldn’t be here today if I didn’t have this scar.
An enthusiastic equestrian, the actor has never shied away from showing the scar that runs from the top of her left foot and up her shin; the mark is the result of surgeries she had to fix a severe ankle break from a horseback-riding accident.
A patron of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Appeal, the royal bride opted for a wedding dress that showed off the scar down her back, the result of a scoliosis surgery she underwent at age 12.
The author, actor, and producer has a scar that runs along the left side of her jaw, the result of a random slashing by a stranger when she was just five years old.
She wrote on Facebook that the procedure gave her a mission “to advocate for those of us who live at the cross section of physical and physic [sic] pain, to remind women that our stories don’t have to look one way, our pain is our gain and oh shit scars and mesh ‘panties’ are the fucking jam.
In 2015 the cosmetics maven shared an Instagram post that showed her legs propped up, with the curved scar on her thigh front and center.
“You can show people your scars,” said Princess Eugenie, who wore a wedding dress that highlighted hers. https://t.co/b4sqAr19Tj— Glamour (@glamourmag) February 25, 2020