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    Cara Delevingne Decided Not To Cover Up Her Psoriasis At The Met Gala And A Lot Of People Are Praising Her

    She looked amazing.

    Cara Delevingne stripped down on the Met Gala carpet — and didn't feel the need to hide any imperfections.

    A closeup of Cara
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    At the event earlier this week, the model and actor looked glamorous while wearing a head-to-toe Dior ensemble.

    Cara wears red tail coat with red silk trousers and carries a cane
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    But halfway through the red carpet, Cara ditched her red tailcoat to reveal that a lot of her body had been painted gold.

    Cara goes topless with a painted body and holds her jacket over her shoulder
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    And in an age where many celebrities hurry to cover up anything society might consider a flaw, Cara decided to proudly show hers off — namely her psoriasis flare up.

    A closeup of Cara where a red patch can be seen on her elbow
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    Fans noticed that Cara was painted gold everywhere, except the spots where she was experiencing the flare up near her elbows.

    A view of Cara from behind
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    Psoriasis is a common chronic disease that has no cure and tends to go through cycles of flare ups that can last from a few weeks to months.

    The skin condition, which causes red, itchy scaly patches, is something Cara has been experiencing for years, and she first opened up about in 2013.

    A closeup of Cara at another event
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    Back then, Cara exposed one of her flare ups on her stomach backstage at a fashion show, where she explained it happened at "stressful times" when she's working a lot.

    In fact, psoriasis is part of the reason Cara took a step back from modeling a few years later, explaining that some co-workers would not want to touch her because "they thought it was, like, leprosy or something."

    A closeup of Cara at an event
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    "I am not doing fashion work anymore, after having, like, psoriasis and all that stuff. Modeling just made me feel a bit hollow after a while. It didn’t make me grow at all as a human being," Cara told The Times.

    A closeup of Cara at an event
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    And while psoriasis may have played a factor in Cara's decision to step away from the camera, it's awesome to see her embracing it, let alone at one of the most photographed events of the year.