'My mom is so happy': Kim Kardashian's body foundation sparks confidence in woman with skin condition originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com
Kim Kardashian West's recently launched body foundation has been boasting some jaw-dropping before-and-after photos.
KKW Skin Perfecting Body Foundation was initially launched with a claim to blur skin imperfections. The formula has a creamy texture and comes in seven shades ranging from Fair (light sand with peachy undertones) to Deep Dark (rich bronze with warm undertones).
The latest launch has already sold out, but there is a possibility of a restock soon -- especially with some of the recent positive reviews.
While there has been some controversy surrounding the new body foundation, as it promotes the thought of covering up your flaws, there are some people who found the line to be inspiring.
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California-based makeup artist Katrina Marrufo posted about her experience while using the product on her mother's legs.
"With my mom's sickness, she developed a skin condition and she's been so embarrassed to even wear shorts or dresses out in public," Marrufo wrote on
. "She got so extremely happy after I applied the body foundation and I'm so emotional rn."
this is why i bought my mom the @kkwbeauty body foundation. with my mom’s sickness, she developed a skin condition and she’s been so embarrassed to even wear shorts or dresses out in public. she got so extremely happy after i applied the body foundation and i’m so emotional rn 😭 pic.twitter.com/YTYuplN6Tj— katrina (@treeeenz) June 27, 2019
Her mother has a skin condition known as pulmonary arterial hypertension. Marrufo explained to "Good Morning America" that this condition has caused discoloration and swelling on her mother's legs.
She mentions how all the backlash that followed the announcement of KKW Beauty's new body foundation upset her.
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"I knew immediately that I wanted to buy it for my mom because if it worked, and it could be a life-changing product for her," she said. "Once I saw the results, I knew I had to share it to show why a product like this is so important, especially with people who struggle with any skin conditions or just anyone who wants to cover up any imperfections. I don't feel like people should be shamed for doing so."
A flood of comments followed, and Marrufo was surprised by all the great feedback.
"My mom is so happy that she was able to share her results and story to help anyone who also struggles with something similar to show that there is a product out there for you that works."
Kardashian West posted a video transformation of how the body foundation also works on someone's hands on Twitter. "My formula is super creamy, hydrating & long-lasting," she wrote.
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