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After his own health battle, cosmetics craftsman offers free makeovers to cancer patients

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Norman Freeman is a successful makeup craftsman propelling an across the country visit. Be that as it may, he won’t hang out in superstar changing areas — he’ll be in cancer wards, offering free services to the individuals who require a little certainty like never before.

Freeman was determined to have alopecia, an autoimmune disease causing chronic hair loss, at age 5. By 7, he had lost all of his hair, including his eyebrows and eyelashes. “I was teased. People didn’t know if I had cancer or what … They thought I had cancer, and they still teased me!” Freeman told TODAY distrustfully.

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In spite of the fact that his hair discontinuously became back all through his high school years, it at last dropped out again while he was in school. Freeman was, in his words, “in a dark place.”

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While Freeman has set up a GoFundMe page to counterbalance travel costs, cash is the keep going thing at the forefront of his thoughts. “I don’t want anything — one girl drew me a picture, and I loved that,” he said. “I wish I could do 20 on Monday and 20 again on Tuesday.”

“It makes me a better person,” he added. “I want to use my talent to help others.”



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It was then that the aspiring makeup artist enlisted in magnificence school, turning the energy he’d found by viewing YouTube instructional exercises into a real profession — and building certainty through the fabulous looks he did on himself as well as other people.

Freeman is a gifted artist, and his work immediately picked up footing via web-based networking media. Be that as it may, it went up against a more profound importance when he chose to show preemptive kindness by propelling a self-funded extend offering free support of tumor patients.

“Being sick, not having any hair — that is really devastating,” Freeman explained. “But I can give you those eyelashes, those brows, and make you feel better.”

“I know how untouchable makeup can make me feel,” he continued. “I want help people say, ‘I’m sick, and it’s awful, but I can still feel beautiful.’”

“Being sick, not having any hair — that is really devastating,” Freeman explained. “But I can give you those eyelashes, those brows, and make you feel better.”

Having struggled with a lack of control over his own particular appearance furthermore lost family members to cancer, Freeman’s stake in the venture is close to home — and doing the makeovers has as of now had a significant impact.

“There was a girl about 12 or 13 at a children’s hospital in Pittsburgh,” Freeman said. “She has no hair, and she’s missing homecoming, school dances, holidays … When I saw her mood, she was so positive. It warmed my heart. For her to be dealing with this at such a young age … I thought, if she can get up every day and be happy, why can’t I?”

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