Are beauty websites accessible for people with sight loss?
Thursday 21st of May 2020 marks Global Accessibility Awareness Day #GAAD
In todays episode Emily and Laura tackle the topic of whether online beauty industry is accessible to people with visual impairments and other print disabilities.
Things They Discuss
- VoiceOver Accessibility: How accessible are websites when you use a screen reader?
- Shade Descriptions: Do brands give enough information on shades and colours?
- Visual Accessibility: How user friendly is a website visually for people with limited eyesight, colour blindness or other print disabilities?
- Tutorials: Do brands make it easy for people with limited vision to follow and understand different makeup techniques?
- Social Media: Do brands make full use of their social media to make it as accessible as possible?
Who’s In This Episode…
Emily Davison: Emily Davison, cofounder of Fashionability and cohost. She is also founder of Fashioneyesta an online blog that discusses disability awareness and lifestyle. She is also a journalist, disability advocate and content creator. She has lives with a visual impairment due to a condition called Septo Optic Dysplasia.
Laura Legendary: Laura Legendary, cofounder of Fashionability and cohost. She is the sole owner of Elegant Insights Braille Creations: a braille jewellery design company. She is also an avid disability advocate, speaker and advocate of accessible technology. She is totally blind due to an eye condition known as Retinitis Pigmentosa.