7 Beauty Instagrammers With Disabilities You Should Be Following
Living with a disability can affect your life in many ways, but it doesn’t have to change your style or beauty routine. While the fashion industry is becoming more inclusive and accessible, there are plenty of influencers living with disabilities who have been making beauty and style accessible for years.
Here are seven Instagrammers to follow for style inspiration, education and adding an extra dose of fabulousness to your feed. From makeup tutorials to outfit of the day posts, they make the world of beauty and fashion an inclusive one.
1. Jordan Bone
When she was 15 years old, a car accident left Jordan Bone paralyzed from the chest down, sending her into a deep depression. Over time, she re-taught herself how to apply makeup and now teaches others how to do the same.
After contracting bacterial meningitis in 2013, Kaitlyn Dobrow underwent a quadruple amputation. In June 2016, she started posting beauty tutorials on YouTube, applying her makeup with prosthetic limbs while talking about her life as an amputee.
3. Lucy Edwards
Lucy Edwards is a vlogger, motivational speaker and blind beauty blogger. She shares makeup tutorials, pictures of her guide dog and vegan recipes. On her YouTube channel, she discusses living with blindness as well as makeup hacks and relationship wisdom.
Marimar Quiroa is a blogger and YouTuber who started her channel to represent and show support for the deaf and hard of hearing community. She often posts fashion and beauty looks and offers in-depth makeup tutorials — showcasing products and demonstrating how to apply them. Quiroa also uses sign language and subtitles to communicate with viewers.
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Sarah Alexander of “Sarah in Wonderland” is a beauty blogger who lives with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and uses a wheelchair. On Instagram, Alexander showcases beauty products and uses her personal blog to discuss a variety of topics including life as a person with a disability. Alexander also conceptualized Spoonie Post, a pen pal network between people living with chronic illnesses.
Madison Lawson lives with two rare forms of muscular dystrophy. On her Instagram account, she regularly posts about her everyday life and showcases beauty products and colorful makeup looks.
7. Tess Daly
Tess Daly is a U.K. based fashion and beauty blogger who lives with spinal muscular atrophy type 2. She frequently posts about her makeup looks, outfit of the day and adventures around the U.K.
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