20-year-old who grew up without arms and legs inspires others with her online makeup tutorials

Paloma Lopez. Photo: Palomake_up/Instagram
Paloma Lopez. Photo: Palomake_up/Instagram

Paloma is going viral with her makeup tutorials. It all started when she uploaded one video to try it out but the tutorial became such a success she kept going.

Having had her legs and arms amputated due to an illness when she was two-years-old, Paloma now wants to inspire others to tackle challenges head-on.

"Growing up, not having limbs affected me, but now I am lucky. I am studying, and I exercise, I swim, I surf, I put on makeup and I am making my tutorials, which generate a big network," Paloma tells Ruptly.

"I'm watching tutorials all the time and practice every day because that is how I am learning. Whatever is the difficulty, I believe that anyone can learn to do makeup." 

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude

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