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Paraplegic teen's make up tutorials are a hit on Instagram!

October 11, 2017

Gabriella Alvillar has become a hit on Instagram thanks to her make up tutorials!

Its not just her good looks and lessons that have got her 90,000 followers, but also her inspiring life story.

Three years ago, when she was 16, Gabriella was involved in a car accident. The driver was speeding and Gabriella was thrown out of the vehicle. The accident dislocated her spine, leaving her paralysed.

Gabriella was a dancer and the loss of mobility in her legs left her unable to practice and depressed. She started learning how to do makeup and that is her new passion.

She says that it is important to love oneself and not to stop regarding yourself as not beautiful just because you are not ideal.

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