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Caitlyn Jenner Opens Up About Her Skin Cancer and Talks About the Importance of Sunscreen

by Anam Mukhtar

The 68-year-old advocate, Caitlyn Jenner, recently revealed that she had skin cancer removed from the tip of her nose!

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Caitlyn shared her experience through an Instagram post. In the picture, I Am Cait star was seen wearing a white robe. The image showed her makeup-less face with the tip of her nose red and exposed due to the removal of cancerous skin.

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Caitlyn shares a picture after removal of skin from her nose. (Source: Caitlyn Jenner’s Instagram)

In the caption of her image on Instagram, she shared an important message regarding sunscreen.

“I recently had to get some sun damage removed from my nose,” she explained.

Caitlyn further said, “Always wear your sunblock.”

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Caitlyn Jenner attends Life is Good at GOLD MEETS GOLDEN Event at Equinox. (Source: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Life is Good)

The ex-spouse of Kris Jenner didn’t mention what kind of cancer it was or whether it was malignant or not. But according to sources, the cancer she suffered from was actually basal cell carcinoma.

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Caitlyn Jenner and Kris Jenner attend the 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at Lexington Avenue Armory. (Source: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria’s Secret)

According to the American Cancer Society, this type of cancer could look like any unusual moles, bruises, lumps, spots, markings, or changes in the color of the skin.

The cancer could also feel like waxy or scar-like injuries on the skin which are usually reddish in color.

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Caitlyn Jenner attends the British LGBT Awards at The Grand Connaught Rooms in London, England. (Source: David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

The celebrity has been diagnosed with cancer two times before this. She underwent cheek surgery in 2012 and had tissues from her nose removed in 2013.

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Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award onstage during The 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater. (Source: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Caitlyn shared a picture of her skin cancer recovery. (Source: Caitlyn Jenner’s Instagram)

As a way of informing her fans about her recovery, Jenner posted another photo on Instagram.

The caption read, “Hair is looking great.”

She additionally said, “Nose is not, but healing well!

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Caitlyn Jenner attends the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center, in Beverly Hills, California. (Source: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

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Caitlyn in Malibu atending NASCAR. (Source: Caitlyn Jenner’s Instagram)

The star had been avoiding wearing makeup for a while now in order to avoid any soreness on her scar.

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She was first seen in Malibu with an irritation on the tip of her nose.

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Caitlyn Jenner attends Culture Club’s performance at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, California. (Source: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Nederlander)

After her transition from male to female in 2015, Caithlyn has been working on a healthy skin routine to ease her changes that her skin was going through.

“How has my skin care regimen changed since transitioning? Let me give you the 411,” the star Twitted a while ago.

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Caitlyn Jenner attends WORLDZ Cultural Marketing Summit at Hollywood and Highland. (Source: Jerod Harris/Getty Images for PTTOW!)

Talking about the problems that she had to face after her beard removal, she said, “I had, back in the ’80s, my beard removed, which actually took a lot of volume out of this area, so its kinda been a little bit of pot-holey.”

She continued, “That has gotten better throughout the years which is a good thing.”

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Caitlyn Jenner attends the screening of Summit Entertainment’s “Hacksaw Ridge” in Beverly Hills, California. (Source: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The activist, who also launched a lipstick with MAC, also mentioned MAC cosmetics as being her favorite go-to brand.

“I primarily use MAC products, I think they do a great job, I love their coverage, it’s been a lot of fun for me to learn kinda the makeup and how it works.”



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  • PapoNika
    March 24, 2018

    Amazing article

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