[video] Cosmetics R&D Vlog: Universal Design and Beauty for the Blind


Inclusive beauty for the blind and visually impaired (VI) consumers debuted as the topic of a feature article in C&T’s April 2021 edition.

In it, authors Akriti Pradhan and Gabriela Daniels reviewed assistive technologies relevant to shopping for cosmetics and the outcomes of a survey of VI and blind consumers revealing strong interest these products; and barriers to accessing them.

They explain their work to Rachel Grabenhofer, managing editor of Cosmetics & Toiletries, in the following Cosmetics R&D vlog entry. Watch now. (See below for links to the programs discussed in the interview).

Referenced Links:

Global Disability Innovation Hub: The world's first WHO Collaborative Centre on Assistive Technologies. University College London (UCL) and London College of Fashion (LCF) at University of the Arts, London are among the founding partners.
MSc Disability, Design and Innovation at University College London (co-delivered by GDI partners)
MSc Cosmetic Science at London College of Fashion (University of the Arts London)
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