Actress' Facial Birthmark Celebrated in Gorgeous Photo Series

PHOTO: Paige Billiot, 23, was born with a dark red mark covering her left cheek known as a port-wine stain. The young woman collaborated with a number of photographers to create an artistic photos series to bring positive attention to skin discolorations.Christy Dunn/Caters News Agency
Paige Billiot, 23, an actress and filmmaker from Los Angeles, was born with a dark red mark covering her left cheek known as a port-wine stain. The young woman collaborated with a number of photographers to create an artistic photos series to bring positive attention to skin discolorations.

A Los Angeles-based actress with a large facial birthmark has released a series of stunning photographs celebrating the feature.

PHOTO: Paige Billiot, 23, an actress and filmmaker from Los Angeles, was born with a dark red mark covering her left cheek known as a port-wine stain. Christy Dunn/Caters News Agency
Paige Billiot, 23, an actress and filmmaker from Los Angeles, was born with a dark red mark covering her left cheek known as a port-wine stain.

Born with what's called a port-wine stain, the dark red mark covers her left cheek. Paige Billiot's "Flawless Affect" project is a series of pictures taken by different photographers.

PHOTO: Paige Billiot, 23, an actress and filmmaker from Los Angeles, was born with a dark red mark covering her left cheek known as a port-wine stain. Christy Dunn/Caters News Agency
Paige Billiot, 23, an actress and filmmaker from Los Angeles, was born with a dark red mark covering her left cheek known as a port-wine stain.
PHOTO: Paige Billiot, 23, an actress and filmmaker from Los Angeles, was born with a dark red mark covering her left cheek known as a port-wine stain. Caters News Agency
Paige Billiot, 23, an actress and filmmaker from Los Angeles, was born with a dark red mark covering her left cheek known as a port-wine stain.

Billiot, 23, said she wants others to "celebrate their unique qualities," too.

PHOTO: Paige Billiot, 23, an actress and filmmaker from Los Angeles, was born with a dark red mark covering her left cheek known as a port-wine stain. Christy Dunn/Caters News Agency
Paige Billiot, 23, an actress and filmmaker from Los Angeles, was born with a dark red mark covering her left cheek known as a port-wine stain.

The actress is best known for her role in the 2008 movie "Road to Hell."