Make love not scars

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by adakallgren on 12 September, 2015

Acid-attack victim Reshma instructs how to do the perfect red lip – and urges viewers to sign the Make Love Not Scars petition.

On our minds is the recent beauty video tutorial created by Indian acid-attack survivor Reshma. In 2014, the young woman was badly scarred from sulphuric acid when her brother-in-law threw the dangerous liquid onto her face. The horrifying assault is common practice in the country where about 1000 people (to a large proportion made up of women) are attacked, often as a punishment for rejecting a marriage proposal or sexual advancement. In her series of beauty tutorials, Reshma instructs how to do the perfect red lip and how to get rid of dark spots whilst urging viewers to sign the Make Love Not Scars petition with the purpose to make concentrated acid less accessible. Read more here

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