Selma Blair Shares a Makeup Tutorial for People with MS, and It’s Both Hilarious and Touching

Apr 03, 2019
04:32 P.M.
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Keeping her chin up in the face of her illness, Selma Blair created a funny video showing what it’s like to put on makeup when you have MS.

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Her video post got over 800,000 views and more than 6,000 comments. Blair captioned it with,

“I couldn’t make this get onto my IG story cause... I don’t know. But here is my solution to applying makeup with a lack of fine motor skills. #laugh and feel free to reapply my makeup.  #makeuptutorial #real”

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The 46-year-old actress, who has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, spoke, laughed, and rubbed a fluffy makeup brush across her face in the lighthearted “tutorial” saying,

“People. Brush. Big. Bronzer. There. Done. Stop.”

“My fine motor skills aren’t like, fine at this moment, so I just want to say I’m gonna probably give a makeup tutorial never. But if I do then you know I’m just really trying to have fun cause I notice I put my makeup on in the morning and all day people are rubbing my face -- friends -- and I say ‘whatcha doin'?’ And they’re like, ‘Just a little makeup.’ And then my manager just said maybe I better not do this.”

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The star got kind remarks from her fans and friends for that post. 

Kris Jenner praised her calling her a “rockstar” as she sent her emoji love and hearts.

Brooke Shields said,

“You are so beautiful you don’t need makeup, but I agree with a big brush always. Love you. B.”

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Blair made her first public appearance after announcing her diagnosis at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party using a cane for support while wearing a gorgeous gown by Ralph & Russo Couture.

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It was in October 2018 that Blair decided to come forward with her condition and share the challenges she had been facing on her own for some time now. 

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Nobody saw it coming, but the star received an outpouring of love and support in reaction to her revelation.

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