jordanhamilton
1,000+ Views

Make Love Not Scars: Raising Awareness Through Beauty Tutorials

"According to the BBC, India sees approximately 1,000 acid attacks each year, which is claimed to be a low estimate as many victims are too humiliated to report."
Reshma is your average teenage girl living out her dreams, all except for in 2014 in her small hometown of India she was a victim of an acid attack when her brother-in-law poured sulfuric acid on her body. She is in need of cosmetic surgery after destroying her eyes and suffering from severe burns.
Reshma made this video [consisting of a red lip tutorial] to create awareness and for other victims [including those of the Make Love Not Scars Organization] who happen to have had similar cases. A petition has been created to ban the sale of acid, which happens to be a cleaning product used in several households. Reshma says, "You'll find a red lipstick easily in the market . . . just like concentrated acid.''
Ladies, let's be realistic, this could easily happen to any of us. Gain awareness by watching Reshma's video and help every acid attack victim get the recognition they deserve by signing this life changing petition here.
{count, plural, =0 {Comment} one {Comment} other {{count} Comments}}
Suggested
Recent
yeah, that line def had me stop and think for a second. I definitely hope they get enough people to sign the petition because that's ridiculous that it's that easy to purchase acid. @LizArnone
@jordanhamilton right!!!! i love the line in the video that says getting the acid is as easy as buying red lipstick. its chilling to think about.
yeah, it's definitely said and ridiculous. LIKE WHY? and I tried to find details on the brother in law, I couldn't find anything anywhere. I hope he is locked up. Like a person can't even have a good enough excuse for doing something so hurtful to someone @LizArnone
This makes me so upset! this means upwards of 3 people DAILY are attacked with acid in India alone. Do we know what happened to the brother in law or why he did it? I know may women suffer acid attacks when they try to attend school.
extremely sad. people are heartless @BluBear07
Cards you may also be interested in
Women Are Clingy, Men Are Romantic
Why is it that when a man performs a wild, extravagant, borderline-stalker gesture, and he's SO ROMANTIC. A woman attempts to sweep a man off of his feet, and we're called crazy. Or clingy. Or obsessive. Why is it more socially acceptable for a man to overly express his emotional side but women need to play it cool when it comes to romance? Writes you letters everyday. Think of the Notebook. We're told to think that's super romantic of the guy, but if a girl did it she'd be seen as obsessed!! Throws rocks at your window. I used to fantasize about that when I was younger, hoping my crush would ride his bike over and say he loves me from the street below. But think about a girl doing that...she's probably stalking you. Shows up outside your classroom door to walk you to your next class. A guy standing outside your office or classroom door is sweet, touching, cute, but a girl might be a little obsessed with you, right? Trying to change your mind about dating them. Girls chasing after their crush telling them 'I'll treat your right!,' ' Just give me one shot,' or anything Heath Ledger said in 10 Things I Hate About You just sounds goofy to think about! Do anything annoyingly musical. Put on a performance in front of the whole school, hold up a boom box outside of your window, whatever it is, guys can do it and girls should sort of...not... Use pick up lines. Guys may get a huge eye roll for using them, but have you ever heard a girl throw out a pick up line at someone at the bar? Probably not. Ladies: Do you ever feel like you can't make any big romantic gestures? What's a romantic thing you've done? Ladies and Gentlemen: Would you be turned on or off by a girl doing a bigger romantic gesture that's usually just considered a guy thing? Personally, I'm all for everyone showing love in as many ways as they can! I'm not super into big romantic things for me personally, but I say guys and gals should be able to do whatever they want!
LGBT Pride Playlist
In light of the tragedy in Orlando, I want to make sure that everyone in this community regardless of your sexual orientation, your religious beliefs, or your political opinions, knows that you're loved. Everyone deserves to love and be loved, to live their lives how they wish, and to feel safe being themselves. Here are a few songs of encouragement, and I hope that anyone affected (which, really, should be all Americans) find peace. Amber - Borders Stand up, fall down, up again Up against the pressure I am in Slowly but surely I begin Jumping trains ‘cause I know I can win I know there’s a plan So thick the fog but I know I can trust The feelings that I feel when the roads rough Park Jungmin - Not Alone I can believe I’m not alone Not alone now, not sad anymore and I can feel it I’m not alone Definitely not alone, never be exhausted again Song Jieun - Don't Look At Me Like That Don’t look at me like that We’re just in love, that’s all Don’t hate on us, however you’re viewing us We’re just a little different Just leave us alone Can’t we live in a world where time stands still? Why? Why not? We did nothing wrong Why? Why not? We’re so in love Ailee - Heaven You taught me love in this harsh world I am happy with you alone Heaven Heaven Heaven Heaven Heaven If we're together we will never cry never never cry Heaven Heaven Heaven Heaven Heaven Forever, together never gonna be alone BTS - Save Me Listen to my heartbeat It calls you whenever it wants to Because within this pitch black darkness You are shining so brightly Go spread love today, and every day.
19
6
7