When the news of Rea Ann Silva – the woman behind the now iconic beauty blender – circulated, we were reminded of the other women who have made the world a better place.

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There are just some things that we simply cannot live without, and that’s why we celebrate people who invent items that become our daily necessities. These women have given us hair moisturisers for hair growth, the beauty blender, women-centred sanitary products and more.

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Watch the video below of some of the groundbreaking inventors who are women:

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