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This Depression Makeup Tutorial Perfectly Sums Up Mental Illness Stigma

"Cover up all your blemishes using the shade denial and emotional repression."

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In this new parody video, YouTuber Amy Geliebter uses a makeup tutorial to speak up about the reality of living with depression.

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She previously tackled bisexual stereotypes in a similar video.

"I grew up in a family that really prioritized humor above everything else, so that’s always been how I’ve coped with my depression," she said. "It really helps me to laugh at the darker parts of my life."


Geliebter hopes that people who have no personal experience with depression will get a glimpse of what it feels like to live with it on a daily basis.