Beauty & Pin-Ups

Meet The Model With Down Syndrome Making Beauty Campaign History


For the first time ever, a model with Down syndrome is the face of a beauty campaign. Beauty & Pin-Ups recently tapped 32-year-old Katie Meade to rep their new Fearless Hair Rescue Treatment, a monumental move that came as a no-brainer to the company

Beauty & Pin-Ups

"The Beauty & Pin-Ups brand is a celebration of the empowerment of a woman and what it took to be a pin-up in 1935, and carrying that message in a modern sense," Kenny Kahn, the CEO of Beauty & Pin-Ups, told PeopleStyle. "So as we were launching this product, in our mind it could have been the next traditional pin-up — but as soon as we came up with the name 'Fearless' it was really easy, we were like, 'Well Katie's fearless.'"

And she knows how work a camera.