Meet the quadriplegic makeup artist taking the world by storm

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Kaitlyn Dobrow is an inspiration. The 21-year-old is a quadriplegic -- she lost her arms, legs and over half her skin to meningitis when she was only 19.

But that hasn't stopped her. Three years and 20 surgeries later, the young woman has made a name for herself in the beauty industry. Her inspirational posts cover far beyond makeup, but instead how she's managed to cope and grow from her near-fatal disease.

Her Instagram and Youtube videos, which cover have garnered thousands of followers, cover her day-to-day life. And boy, does she have a sense of humor.

See more of Kaitlyn's beautiful posts:

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I feel like I haven't done a regular makeup tutorial in forever πŸ–•πŸ–•πŸ‘Ž #likewhy #thefuhhman I'm editing my "what happened to me, why I have no arms & legs video" at the somewhat moment. I've had to take a break from editing for a couple days SO "my story" video will be out later than expected, BUT im super stoked to FINALLY do a regular makeup tutorial after the my story vid🀘 #YAZZ Products on meh face πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡ (this is an old look so if you're interested in getting this look it's already up on my YouTube channel 😘 link in bio!! πŸ˜˜πŸ‘†it's called "Red lips & winged liner") EYES: Stila all day waterproof liquid eyeliner- Jet black Benefit they're real mascara- Jet black LIPS: Dior- 'Diorific' in I think fabuleuse πŸ’‹
FULL TUTORIAL IS NOW LIVE ON MY CHANNEL!! LINK IN BIO!! πŸ‘†GO CHECK IT OUT!!!! πŸ˜πŸ―πŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒ #YAY!! Tag me in a picture or video if you recreate this look!! I wanna see your guys version!! πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ’‹πŸ’„πŸŽŠπŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽŠ happy Halloween guys!! #makeuptutorial #halloweenversion #cheetah #YASSS #glamorouscheetah
✨This gold shimmery eye & bright Barbie pink lips look is finally live on my channel now!!!! ✨It's a #fullface & a #chitchatgrwm GO CHECK IT OUT!!πŸ–₯πŸ’»πŸ“²πŸŽ₯πŸ“½πŸ˜ #linkinbio #youtube #marcjacobs #lovemarclipstick #maybelline #colortattoo #boldgold #occcosmetics #animelipliner #makeuptutorial
Never. LOLOLOLOLOLOL πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ #Repost @slave2beauty with @repostapp ・・・ Follow @slaymakup πŸ˜‚πŸ’„πŸ’—
😘Goodnight😘 LAVV YOU GUYS! πŸŒ™βœ¨ (Just an FYI this isn't exactly what this makeup look, looks like because of the filter but I just couldn't help myself. I love how this filter made me look😍) LOLOLOLOLOLOL
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ #dramaticasfuhh πŸ˜‚ but #truth πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘Œ#Repost @meltcosmetics with @repostapp ・・・ So guilty of this! TAG a friend #inspiration
FULL VIDEO IS LIVE ON MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL RIGHT NOW!!! GO CHECK IT OUT!! Stawdust festival VLOG & this MAKEUP TUTORIAL!! 2 in 1 πŸŽ₯πŸ“½πŸ’‹πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜‰πŸ˜˜ #linkinbio!! I wanted to do my high school makeup but amped up! βœŒοΈπŸ˜‰
That hair πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ #editing this look that I wore at the sawdust festival!! Tutorial & vlog in one vid! πŸ˜πŸ’πŸ˜‰πŸ’„ #staytuned should be up in a couple days! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ’»πŸ“½πŸ“ΈπŸ–₯πŸ’ΎπŸŽ₯ #youtube #youtubechannel #makeuptutorial #vlog
New video is up! LINK IN BIO!!! πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†β˜οΈβ˜β˜β˜First time/ learning how to bronze!!!! πŸ’œπŸ’‹πŸ˜‚Check it out! #linkinbio #youtube #youtubechannel #checkit #youtuber
Editing on this look πŸ˜πŸ―πŸ˜πŸ˜˜πŸ’πŸ’œπŸ‘„πŸ‘ΈπŸ’ƒπŸ’„ #staytuned #YouTube #makeuptutorial #checkit #purple &#black #jeffreestarcosmetics #poshspice #urbandecayheavymetalglitter in #acdc
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