But there’s a new guard of Insta accounts challenging society’s narrow standards of beauty. These individuals are here to empower their followers to trust in themselves and celebrate what was once deemed as “flaws”. From #acnepositivity and fantastic freckles to gorgeous natural hair and a wheelchair glam goddess, here are the beauty influencers breaking stereotypes, one slayin’ look at a time.
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Nothing can stop Madison Lawson from living her best life — not even her muscular dystrophy. The 21 year old journalism student chronicles kick-ass colourful looks while educating us on what it means to live with an illness. She’s also got a podcast, The Obvious Question, where she talks about the misconceptions and assumptions surrounding people with disabilities.