No name...Just a Story of pain and triumph
Pariah House Cosmetics has teamed up with Alyssa Skewes, a CRPS survivor and advocate, to create a collection that: inspires others, educates others about the struggles of CRPS as an illness in order to bring awareness to this commonly misunderstood disease, and illuminates her recovery. Each shade is customized to tell her story through color.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, also known as the “Suicide Disease,” is a disease that causes a disruption and malfunction to the Autonomic Nervous System. Many people suffering from CRPS describe feeling severe sensitivity and a fire or ice sensation, which has earned CRPS the most painful disease on the pain scale called the “McGill Scale.” CRPS registers higher than the pain associated with amputation or child birth. Currently there is no cure, but with the evolution of technology and science, there are clinics now treating this disease and helping some reach remission. Many people with CRPS suffer for years without being properly diagnosed. Unfortunately, due to misdiagnosis and lack of awareness, CRPS sufferers struggle to find medical professionals with the necessary tools to treat their pain and disease as a whole. CRPS can often spread to other areas of the body.
CRPS Awareness month is November and supporters year round wear orange. The orange ribbon (bookmark), used by CRPS supporters and sufferers, symbolizes the undoing of the ribbon by CRPS warriors on their journey to remission as well as recognizing that they are not “bound” to this disease.
Each color and name in this collection was carefully selected to help represent the journey for those with CRPS.
With the efforts of patients, doctors, and supporters like Pariah House Cosmetics, I’m proud to announce the portion of the proceeds from this palette will be donated to a CRPS Non-Profit.
Innovative Consultant credit goes to: Staci Swanner
Artistic Credit goes to: Rachel Korzeb
Rachel has kindly donated her time to create this inspiring emblem for the cause! Please thank her by showing your support and Following her socials!
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- 4 pan magnetic pallette with 4 shades
HOPE: a champagne with suttle irridescent orange and red shifts EMBERS: an ashy magenta shimmer with a Suttle blue violet sparkle WARRIOR: a triumphant golden yellow metallic FLARES: a satin orange shade
- 1 gloss: a sheer cotton candy scented gloss with orange and gold irridescent shimmer
Mica, titanium dioxide, isododacane, jojoba oil, vitamin E oil
Sericite mica, arrow root starch, boron nitride, magnesium stearate/zinc stearate, magnesium myristate, nylon -12,
Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Hexylene Glycol Phenoxyethanol (35-45%) Potassium Sorbate (8 - 15%)
Isopropyl Myristate, Dimethicone, Bis-Vinyl Dimethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer
May +/- Iron Oxides, Red 7, 27, 33, 40, Yellow Lake, 5, 6, Blue Lake 1, Chromium Oxide Ultramarine