11 magical photos of albino people

The artist Yulia Taits published a series of mesmerizing photos dedicated to people with albinism. Her models say that this project has made them feel beautiful and confident in the way they are.

Look at these magical photos and read several interesting facts about albinism.

Albinism is a rare gene mutation characterized by the absence of melanin. And because of that, the skin, hair and eyes of albino people have little or no color.

The sun is dangerous for their skin and eyes: it can cause skin cancer or blindness.

Albinism occurs worldwide regardless of race. You can meet albino people even in Africa.

In Tanzania people with albinism often meet negative attitude and prejudice, sometimes they are attacked and even killed.

Source: boredpanda