Items in this section facilitate the application of cosmetics, lotions, hair dressings and jewellery.
Some are long-handled which make it easier to reach the feet or back to apply lotion. Other items make fine activities like using tweezers easier. Some of the products may assist blind or partially-sighted users through increased magnification.
A range of applicators for rolling on body lotions, managing makeup and putting on jewellery with non standard features.
Good lighting and/or a mirrors for magnification may help some people. If seated, a taller mirror may be needed (to suit sitting or standing) or a shaving mirror on an extended arm may help.For information on more specialised magnifiers see Royal National Institute for the Blind.
Some of the products may be used seated in a shower, in which case the height of the seat is very important. Ensure that the seating is stable, especially if bending down to the feet. Click this link to see a range of shower seating.
For a person with coordination problems such as tremors, ataxia, or athetoid movements, stabilising the arm or using equipment to dampen the movements may help. Building up the handles may assist people who have a limited grip.
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