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Marimar Quiroa Is An Example Of Self Love & Talent

“It affects me in several ways. I cannot speak, I breathe through a hole in my throat, I eat through a tube in my stomach and the hearing in my right ear is diminished.”

The above-mentioned statement is from 26 years old Marimar Quiroa who is an American makeup artist. Marimar Quiroa was born with a specific condition known as Cystic Hygroma, which is a large tumor that appears on the head and neck area.

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Image Credits: Marimar Quiroa (makeupartistgorda66) Instagram

Marimar Quiroa's mother was unaware of her condition till her birth. She has also gone through several surgeries to reduce increased growth around her head and face. Marimar even mentioned that she used to hide her face in earlier years out of fear and stares from people. 

Marimar was her own motivator and influencer since childhood though. She became her own hero and rescued herself from the insecurities and took the decision that self-love is the only thing that she will live and inspire others to live.

Image Credits: Marimar Quiroa (makeupartistgorda66) Instagram

Talking about how she built self-love and confidence she said:

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"When I was younger I would talk to myself in the mirror. I would tell myself I was beautiful. I would encourage myself and list all the things that were good about me and it built my confidence through the years."

Marimar Quiroa now owns her own youtube, Facebook, and Instagram with a huge following. She has more than six hundred thousand subscribers on youtube, around a hundred and forty thousand Instagram followers and she has more than seventy thousand likes on her Facebook page.

Image Credits: Marimar Quiroa (makeupartistgorda66) Instagram

Marimar is more than just a beauty blogger. She is not only redefining beauty and studying makeup by enrolling herself in school, but she has also studied special sign language and she wants to teach deaf children and not only that she also has a certification in Zumba dance and she used to teach dance class one day per week. Moreover, all of this she wants to teach self-love to everyone.

“You show your beauty how it is. It doesn’t matter if you have a different-looking face, accept yourself how you are.”

Image Credits: Marimar Quiroa (makeupartistgorda66) Instagram

People have really been kind towards Marimar since she came out openly about her condition and she feels very blessed for that fact. But there have been many instants when people have gone beyond the limits of bullying her.  Based on her experience of trolling and bullying, she once mentioned:

“People tell me I look like a monkey, that my mouth is wrong. People stare at me; I see them staring,” she said. “When people say negative things to me, I either tell them to stop or just ignore them. But if people are staring at me, I stare right back and refuse to look away until they stop.”



Image Credits: Marimar Quiroa (makeupartistgorda66) Instagram

Marimar's family is her biggest support system and her sister and mother adore her dearly. Talking about her strong personality her sister said:

'Personally, she inspires me because it's not easy having the condition she has, everybody looking at you, everybody staring at you and for us as a family, it's been hard to do this together.

Marimar herself is very hopeful towards life and she says that she will never let anything hold her back from doing what she loves. She suffers from a lot of difficulties, as she cannot eat through her mouth she is fed by a pipe through her stomach, she breathes with the help of a hole in her throat and she cannot talk as well hence she uses sign language to communicate in her youtube videos. 

But despite bearing all these difficulties she is:

  • A great makeup artist
  • A Zumba dance teacher
  • An aspiring sing language teacher who wishes to help teach deaf and disable children

Image Credits: Marimar Quiroa (makeupartistgorda66) Instagram

Marimar has really appeared as the most strong and motivational girl. She talks nothing but confidence and despite not knowing what the future will bring her based on her condition she is really hopeful about it and is looking forward to having a life of her dreams.

 "I hope to get married someday and have a family, have my own beauty line, travel, and teach people around the world about makeup and my life experience."

Marimar Quiroa has achieved almost every goal she set for herself whilst inspiring millions around the globe and we wish she gets a future of her desires as well.

“Dare to love yourself
as if you were a rainbow
with gold at both ends.”

Poet Aberjhani

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