10+ Women Who Were Never Considered Beautiful But Proved Everybody Wrong

Here are 16 women who were never considered beautiful, but definitely deserve for the whole world to know how truly amazing they are. They not only prove everyone wrong with what defines “beautiful”, but they are also a great inspiration for young women all around the world.

We at Viral Magazine believe everyone should know about these amazing girls who proved to the whole world that they are truly beautiful. What a great inspiration for all of those who are still on their way to finding their peace!

Ilka Brühl

Ilka Brühl has been living with ectodermal dysplasia since the day she was born. This is a very rare condition which is actually comprised of several different disorders. The most noticeable symptoms of ED are cracked skin, disfigured fingers and toes, and uneven skin tone. In addition to this, many ED patients also need wigs to cover their irregular or nonexistent hair growth. There are several other physical symptoms, many of which Bruhl is suffering from.

However, this woman did not let her condition sap her self confidence. In fact, she freely shares her pictures on Instagram and is on a mission to make every woman feel beautiful. We can’t help but commend her for this brave and selfless spirit.

Sophia Hadjipanteli

Baby Phi ?

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Sophia Hadjipanteli, a model from Cyprus, is everywhere on social networks because of her unique trait. Her unibrow made her extremely popular among famous designers too. They believe that Sophia managed to change conventional beauty standards.

Swantje Paulina

Swantje Paulina never tries to conceal her freckles. It looks like the girl is very proud of such a gift from Mother Nature, and more than 200,000 of her followers on Instagramabsolutely love those angel kisses on her face.

Dru Presta

My documentary was one of the biggest accomplishments I️ had this year. ? One picture behind the scenes. ? You guys have no idea how much was put into this production. I️ have never been more exhausted, but more excited to continue this journey. ? ? I️ was HUNGRY for MORE. I️ loved production process and doing it with the people I️ trust and know love, support and respect me. ❤️ After all the medical issues that come with being me, a ED, anxiety, insomnia, and depression, I️ never thought I️ would be in the position today. I️ LOVE THIS PICTURE. @angelrod_films You caught me in a random moment and time. LOVE THIS DAY TILL THE END. ? FIGHT FOR YOUR VOICE, EAT THAT BURGER AND WORK ON YOU BUT LOVE ❤️ YOURSELF❗️ Hair/make-up: @hairxdylspear Photographer: @angelrod_films Dress: @targetstyle Production: @barcroft_tv #mamiboss #targetstyle #moneymoves #fashion #model

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When we think of the usual shape and size of female models, we think of skinny, tall, willowy body structures. Dru Presta is working successfully to break these conventions, and we must say we’re impressed.

The American model is only 21 years old, and she is unlikely to get any taller than her three feet and four inches. She has faced an immense amount of bullying in her past, which is unfortunately common for anyone who looks different. However, she has obviously defied all odds and went on to realize her dream. Hopefully, her bullies have learnt a lesson and become wiser, better people now.

With the success of Dru Presta comes the success of anyone, especially female, who doesn’t conform to useless beauty limits. If we keep looking at one aspect or definition of beauty, we would miss courageous and beautiful stars like her.

Mikayla Holmgren

Mikayla Holmgren is the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA Pageant. She managed to win 2 awards and inspire millions of people worldwide to follow their dreams.


Although Em, a girl with vitiligo, doesn’t share her real name, she does share her best shots and motivational quotes on her inspiring personal account on Instagram.

Tabria Majors

Tab, don’t tell

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Shut up boy you talk a lot ?@fashionnovacurve

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Tabria Majors, a plus-sized model, proves that a curvy girl can be just as sexy and pretty as the official Victoria’s Secret Angels. Together with her friend, she shares funny podcastsabout how much courage it takes to be oneself.

Lotte Zuidema

Lotte Zuidema hails from the Netherlands. She sports an appearance which is pretty non-conventional. However, she has become a successful model despite her struggles, and is not sight after for her individualistic looks. This just goes to show what can happen when you are confident in your own beauty.

In fact, Zuidema is well-loved by several famous and accomplished photographer. Their cameras apparently adore the charisma and beauty that radiate from her face in a most unique fashion. She is also a student of fashion and design in her own right.

Aleece Wilson

“I never thought I was pretty enough to be a model because I never saw models who looked like me,” says Aleece Wilson. Now she is one of the runway standouts at shows for designers like Alexander Wang and Marc Jacobs.

Laura Lind

Laura Lind is a new star of UNIQUE MODELS, a model agency that appreciates diversity when it comes to defining beauty. Although she has just started her career, we’re sure that Laura will soon achieve worldwide fame.

Simone Thompson

Simone Thompson learned to ignore what other people say and kept being confident about her look. Such an attitude was very much appreciated by Puma, Fendi, Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu, and other popular brands.

Coralie Jouhier

Coralie Jouhier, a 28-year-old French model, is taking her first steps in the business. The girl says that it’s not always easy because of her unique appearance, but she is very proud of her skin and hair color, which she considers to be real gifts from her parents.

Arina Lubiteleva

Bad things .

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This Ukrainian model believes that her imperfections are, in fact, her benefits. With her own example, Arina wants to inspire teenage girls with nonstandard faces all over the world. This is the reason why Arina doesn’t try to hide her big ears and confidently poses for glossy magazines.

Luna Schulze

@stinegoyastudio aw17 ?

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A gap between her teeth doesn’t make charming Luna Schulze feel uncomfortable about herself or prevent her from smiling broadly. Currently, she is one of the models of the UNIQUE MODELS agency.

Ashley Soto

Secretly wishing I could dress up as Bambi everyday

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One of my favorites ?❤️

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At the age of 12, she was diagnosed with vitiligo. Ashley says that during her teenage years she was constantly bullied because of her look. Gradually, the girl learned to embrace her distinctive feature and even started an art project dedicated to her unique body.

Refilwe Modiselle

In her motherland, people never considered Refilwe Modiselle to be beautiful, but the fashion industry welcomed the girl and made her one of the most successful albino female models in the world.

Seana Steele

Seana Steele has just started her modeling and acting career. She knows how to attract attention and never listens to people criticizing her appearance. Alongside her model friends, Seana is an activist of the Body Positive Movement.

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

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