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This Brand Is Making Makeup More Accessible For People With Disabilities

Love this!  It’s about time.

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The beauty industry is finally becoming more inclusive, and this brand just made another major step in the right direction. New beauty brand Grace Beauty is creating “beauty product add-ons designed to make products more accessible,” and they’re starting with a launch of three mascara handles that will make it easier for people with disabilities to apply mascara (available now).

The easy-to-hold accessories can be attached to any mascara wand, so regardless of whether you’re a YSL-forever kinda gal or a L’Oréal Lash Paradise lover, you can clip it on to make application easier. As Grace Beauty gracefully reminds us, “Anyone, regardless of ability, should be able to use any beauty product they want to.”

The beginning of something special…

We also love that this brand pitches itself as a platform to share stories. Since the announcement, the brand has already – and quite rightly – received a whole lot of love. One Instagrammer wrote, “I have a declining neuro function and in the last six months I have given up on makeup. I wasn’t even an actual everyday user before, but this makes me so happy I am crying.” While another commenter pointed out that they can be used for any packaged product in this shape, for example, a concealer or lipstick wand.

The brand is also welcoming feedback from its users, asking: “What do you think of it? Can it be helpful and do you like the design?” explaining that they’re “especially interested to hear your opinion.” Users are then asked to join the Grace community via their website and social media platform, and by doing so, users can even gain access to early prototypes and impact future releases and designs.

The Safe Grip

The Safe Grip provides a wide-angled grip that’s easy to hold, allowing for better control. The rubber material is supple yet firm so that it can be more easily held.

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The Ring Grip

The Ring Grip was created to allow for steady and even application so that users don’t have to worry about losing grip or dropping the mascara. The rubber will attach tightly to most mascaras on the market and the width of the ring will fit all finger sizes.

The Square Grip

The Square Grip accessory fits both ends of the mascara and makes opening, holding, and application easier while the rubbery texture helps with grip.

What do you guys think of this? We’d love to hear from you!

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This Brand Is Making Makeup More Accessible For People With Disabilities

 

It Shouldn’t Be This Hard for a Woman in a Wheelchair to Get a Pedicure

Federal laws prohibit businesses from discriminating against disabilities, and yet stories are still going viral about differently abled women being denied service at nail salons. How is this happening? Writer Madison Lawson investigates.

Early last week a screenshot of a Yelp review for a nail salon started surfacing on Facebook. In the post, a woman from St. Peters, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, wrote about the shock and frustration she felt when a salon manager turned her daughter Beth away from getting a pedicure. The reason, Mintner claimed: because Beth was in a wheelchair.

Like Beth, I live in suburban Missouri, I use a wheelchair, and I enjoy getting my nails done. I also understand that the fairly uneventful experience is uniquely different when you have a disability. It doesn’t change the way kicking back in a massage chair makes you feel—that’s still heaven—but when you’re unsure about how willing a salon will be to accommodate you, something as relaxing as a spa day can be the source of stress and anxiety.

As Dorothy Mintner, Beth’s mother, wrote in her now viral post, “I brought my daughter, who is disabled and in a wheelchair, to get a pedicure and manicure, and we were turned away. We were told they don’t do people like her.” She went on to explain that, despite the fact that both she and Beth’s friend offered to help Beth into a pedicure chair, the manager still refused service.

“I said, ‘I’m sorry—what?'” Mintner tells Glamour of the situation. “She said, ‘We don’t take people like her,’ to which I asked, ‘What do you mean?'” According to Mintner, there was a language barrier between her and the manager, who said they didn’t know what was “wrong” with Beth and kept repeating that they could not accommodate her. “At that point, I just really needed to leave,” says Mintner. “I was too upset. And you could tell Beth was very upset.”

Mintner says the ordeal was particularly painful because it was her first time taking Beth to get a pedicure in seven years, when Beth was in an accident that left her with a traumatic brain injury. Now Beth is nonverbal.

The salon manager (who is also part owner) of Q Nails spoke to local news station KSDK and admitted she denied Beth service due to fear of hurting her. Glamour reached out to the salon manager who, at press time, had not responded to a request for comment for this story.

The issue could also be a violation of Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination from “activities” or “places of public accommodations” on the basis of disability. Mintner says she is now taking her case to the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, which can issue penalties against the salon, if they decide to take and rule on the case. According to KSDK, the penalties usually aren’t financial; rather, they could require the salon to retrain its staff or create new business policies.

The first time I went to Cierra, she asked me how I sit most comfortably. I told her the situation with my arms, and she brought her entire kit up to me so she could do my acrylics on the tray table of my wheelchair. I felt like everybody else in the salon. We spent our time gossiping about the Kardashians and our favorite trends. Now when I go in for an appointment, I don’t even think about the fact that I’m in a wheelchair because it’s not relevant. I’m just another paying customer.

You might be reading this as an able-bodied person thinking, How can I do anything to help? Recognize that people with disabilities make up the single minority that anybody could potentially become a part of at any point in their life. Seven years ago, before her accident, Beth walked into any salon she chose. She should be able to roll into any salon she wants to now.

Madison Lawson is a writer based in Columbia, Missouri. Follow her @wheelchairbarbie.

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https://www.glamour.com/story/wheelchair-nail-salon-discrimination

 

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Finding an ADA accessible salon is no easy task!  I’ve read so many heartbreaking articles on disabled individuals getting shunned at a salon or traveling to a salon that they were told would accomodate them and the salon turns them away.

Honestly, this is straight up wrong!  We have over 27 million Americans that need beauty care just like everyone else.  Together we can provide a resource for them to go to.

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