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Blind Chinese makeup artist teaches other visually impaired women how to apply makeup

  • A blind Chinese makeup artist has taught thousands of visually impaired women to apply their makeup using their sense of touch.
  • The woman was diagnosed with inherited retinal dystrophy at 14 years old and gradually lost her sight as she progressed into adulthood.
  • After graduating from a school for the blind, she opened a massage parlour; however, she quit after experiencing frequent sexual harassement from clients.
  • The 30-year-old now teaches in-person and online courses.
  • She can sense the direction of false eyelashes using her lips and recognize where certain products go based on skin texture and facial features.

A blind Chinese woman who is considered China’s “first blind makeup artist” has taught thousands of visually impaired women how to apply makeup using their sense of touch.

Xiao Jia, 30, was diagnosed with inherited retinal dystrophy when she was 14 and gradually lost her sight as she progressed into adulthood. When Xiao was 9 years old, she began experiencing discomfort in her eye and would see a “gray cloud” in front of her. 

Blind gamers compete in Japanese ‘Street Fighter V’ esports tournament

  • ePARA, a Japanese company that promotes diversity and inclusion for disabled esport players, held a “Street Fighter V: Champion Edition” tournament for blind gamers at Mirairo House Tokyo on Sunday.
  • Two teams competed against each other in the fighting game developed by Capcom.
  • Through the tournament, ePARA aimed to showcase “the beauty of working to overcome disability, and the depth of possibilities represented by e-sports.”
  • According to blind gamers, listening to and reacting to sound effects are essential to video game playing for visually impaired persons.

A Japanese company that promotes diversity and inclusion for disabled esport players held a “Street Fighter V: Champion Edition” tournament strictly for blind gamers.

The Shingan Cup was organized by ePARA and livestreamed via the company’s YouTube channel on Sunday, according to a press release.

2PM’s Taecyeon reveals his parents still ‘control’ his finances, give him an allowance at age 33

Taecyeon parents finances
  • 2PM idol-turned-actor Taecyeon, 33, revealed that his family still oversees his financial affairs.
  • “My parents control and handle all my finances,” Taecyeon said in a recent interview. “I’m 35 years old [by Korean reckoning], but I still receive an allowance.”
  • Taecyeon, whose full name is Ok Taec-yeon, is set to appear in the upcoming OCN mystery thriller “Blind,” in which he will play detective Ryu Sung-joon.

2PM’s Taecyeon, who is set to star in the upcoming OCN mystery thriller “Blind,” revealed that his parents are still very much involved in his finances despite his age and celebrity status.

During an interview with Star1, the 33-year-old revealed some details about his private life – notably his financial affairs – and his upcoming film “Blind.”

Chinese Widow Has Cared for Severely Disabled Neighbor for Over 30 Years

Wu Yuxia, a 60-year-old widow from Dangui, Sichuan province, China has provided round-the-clock care for her severely disabled neighbor, Liu Siqiang, for more than three decades now.

The 56-year-old bedridden Liu, who lost his mother while he was only six and his father at 10, was struck by a debilitating disease that left him blind and deaf back when he was still in his teens, according to Thecover.cn via South China Morning Post.

Blind Asian Man Kicked Out of Subway Because Of His Guide Dog

A Subway sandwich outlet in New York has issued an apology after it received criticism for reportedly turning away a blind customer just because he brought his guide dog.

The customer, a local musician named Milton Kuna, told NBC NY that he was with his seeing-eye dog Nash when he visited the sandwich restaurant’s shop on North Main Street in New City, New York on Monday night. He claimed that he was turned away by the store’s staff who told him that dogs of any kind weren’t allowed.

Blind Japanese Boy Writes to Nintendo For More Games, Gets a Heartwarming Response

It’s hard for a blind 5-year-old Japanese boy, Hibiki Sakai, to play video games because of his condition. However, he finds joy in playing a specific Nintendo game and thanked the giant game company for it.

A Twitter user under the username of “kentarock1020” recently posted a heartwarming photo of a letter his son, Hibiki, sent Nintendo. In the letter, the 5-year-old boy said: