Last time we shared some make up tips for blind and visually impaired women, focused on how to get prepared for applying makeup without, or with less vision. We talked about the importance of making your own decisions about your appearance and how if you choose to wear makeup, it is indeed possible to apply... Continue Reading →
Beauty and the Blind: 6 Make up tips for blind and visually impaired women
Makeup may be visual, but it can still boost confidence and be a creative outet for a person who can’t see it themselves. Blind and visually impaired women do wear makeup and yes, we apply it ourselves. Vision loss can affect anyone, so we blind women are as diverse and unique as our sighted girlfriends.... Continue Reading →
Beauty And The Blind: How a blind woman can find her style
In previous Beauty and the Blind posts, we talked about how appearance matters to a blind or visually impaired (VI) woman just as much as it does to our sighted friends. In this post I wanted to explore how blind women can own their style. We’ll look at why it’s important and why blindness can... Continue Reading →
Beauty and the Blind: accessible beauty products for VI women?
Marketing campaigns by beauty brands are everywhere, eager to appeal to a wider consumer base. Offering foundation shades for every skin tone, ethical lines using only sustainable ingredients and solutions for every skin ailment, it seems brands want to cater for every possible beauty need. The variety of products is vast, occupying a huge square... Continue Reading →
Beauty and the Blind: Why do blind people care how they look?
I would never describe myself as stylish and I’m definitely not cool, but I do care about how I look. It’s not vanity as much as self respect and a bit of enjoyment. As a busy mum of two young girls, there’s a limit to the time and energy I spend on my appearance, but... Continue Reading →