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: 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 →
Get dressed quick for busy visually impaired mums
Mornings are busy! There’s little mouths to feed, lunches to pack, little people to dress, missing shoe mysteries to solve… and right down at the bottom of the list, one mum to get dressed before running out of the door. In many ways, being a visually impaired mum is no different to being a sighted... Continue Reading →
Low Vision Wardrobe Organisation
What we wear is inportant. Clothes are a major part of how we present ourselves to the world and they send a message to the people we meet. And of course, fashion is fun! I don't often experiment with trends, but I know the fabrics, colours and silhouettes I feel good in. Being visually impaired... Continue Reading →