Makeup companies are creating products that are easier to open and apply, especially for people living with A.L.S., Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, arthritis and other disabilities.
In March 2010, Terri Bryant, a makeup artist and educator, began noticing slight changes to her skill set. Stiffness spanned from her left shoulder down to her fingers, which she was unable to move independently. By 2012, it was taking her a really long time to apply her clients’ makeup. At a wedding, she couldn’t get the bride’s eyebrows to look balanced.