Kaitlyn Dobrow doing makeup
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Quadruple amputee make-up artist inspires thousands

Creating the perfect make-up look can be challenging at the best of times, but 21-year-old Kaitlyn Dobrow takes her skills to a whole new level.

The Californian beauty blogger had all four limbs amputated after surviving bacterial meningitis, so crafts all the latest looks using a metal prosthetic arm. Her online make-up tutorials have become a viral hit, attracting a legion of followers in awe of her application skills and upbeat attitude.

Video Journalist: Amelia Martyn-Hemphill

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  • 02 Nov 2016
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