Men and women
It can also affect the hair and the inside of the mouth.
Normally, hair and skin color is determined by melanin. Vitiligo occurs when the cells that produce melanin die or stop working. Vitiligo affects people of all skin types, but it can be more noticeable in people with darker skin. The condition is not life-threatening or contagious. It can be stressful or make you feel bad about yourself.