Woman who suffers from eczema uses her make-up talents to promote self-love

PHOTO: Instagram/@bronya_h
PHOTO: Instagram/@bronya_h

But browsing through her popular Instagram page you wouldn’t say Bronya Humphreys has eczema.

The 20-year-old, from Somerset in England, developed a rash – which turned her skin itchy and red – after the birth of her daughter.

Bronya, who’s been targeted by internet trolls because of her condition, began painting her eyelids with beautiful designs to cope with depression, reports Somerset Live

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The young mom has since used her make-up talent to encourage others who suffer from skin conditions to accept their perceived flaws.

"I started doing make-up to get through my prenatal depression but now I'm just trying to use my platform on Instagram to help and inspire other people with skin conditions.” 

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She’s racked up more than 70 000 followers in just nine months of sharing her artwork on Instagram, reports Mirror News.

Bronya often has to remind her followers why she doesn’t regularly post her designs on social media.

"I’m not my skin condition. I am me.

"I have eczema. I have a skin condition. I have had so many hateful comments recently regarding how I look.

“When I wear make-up they say I'm fake. When I don't I'm a gross zombie. And can I just say, I am not my skin condition,” she says. 

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When her eczema is severe, she chooses not to use any make-up and simply moisturises her face.

But once her skin has recovered the make-up artist creates new looks which she shares with her dedicated following to promote body positivity.

"All I want on my page is to promote self-love. You are all fantastic. You are all brilliant,” Bronya recently wrote on Instagram.

"Please. Please. Please. Ignore everyone who makes awful comments. You are amazing.”

Sources: mirror.co.uk, independent.co.uk, somersetlive.co.uk

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