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Guru Spotlight: Makemeblush02

01 January 2015

Beauty is more than skin deep to Caroline (makemeblush02) - it’s beyond the lotions and potions. When she described why Audrey Hepburn inspired her, she mentioned that Hepburn was a “strong female figure, not just a pretty face.” We love it when gurus go deep in their appreciation of beauty and understand it holistically! It was in elementary school when Caroline first stepped into the world of beauty and became enchanted by makeup. She remembers discovering her mom’s beauty bag, exploring the treasures inside and dolling up her friends.

We also love the strength that Caroline shows even when she's feeling down. We’ve all felt unmotivated at times, and Caroline gives us inspiration to keep it moving forward. Check out Caroline’s IWTL interview and videos to hear her thoughts on beauty and how she has gotten through tough times.

What is the best beauty advice that you have gotten?

Less is definitely more. Keep it natural!

Which celebrity inspires you the most, and why?

Audrey Hepburn –she was such a strong female figure not just a pretty face.

What do you do when you’re not vlogging?

Im always communicating with my viewers through different social media!

What beauty products can you not live without?

MASCARA

How long have you been into make-up?

Around 6th grade I started getting into makeup

If you could only make up one part of your face per day, what would it

be (i.e. eyes, lips, lashes)?

Lashes

What was your first make-up experience that you remember?

I always did my friends makeup in elementary with my moms makeup.

Do you have any advice for someone who wants to start a vlog?

If youre even thinking about starting a youtube channel, just do it. You wont

regret it.

What type of camera do you use? What do you use to edit your videos?

Canon Rebel T3i & Final Cut Pro 10

What’s your favorite place to shop?

Urban Outfitters!

Are there any trends that you are inspired by this season?

Ankle Boots & deep dark lipstick! I'll be posting a ton of fall fashion videos, it's my favorite season!

If you have $1000 to spend on make-up, what would you buy?

Chanel,Chanel, Chanel, and more Chanel

If you only had $100 to spend on make-up, what essentials would you

buy?

A good moisturizer, Mascara, concealer, Eyebrow powder, cream

blush(for lips & cheeks)

What is your most memorable beauty faux-pas?

I discovered tweezers in about 6th grade and had almost no eyebrows for months...

Who is your make-up inspiration?

Lily Collins + Audrey Hepburn

Are you in school? Do you have a job?

YouTube is my only job! & Yes Im a freshman in high school!

What inspired you to start your own vlog?

I was bored, but it was the best decision ever!

What are some of your favorite memories from the past year?

Being in New York City for a mission trip with my church was by far my favorite

moment within the year!

What are your favorite things to do off-camera?

I live right by the beach so I love hanging out by the beach with my friends and getting ice cream.

If you’re up for sharing one of your hardest moments for the pastyear, could you tell us how you got through it?

I went through a really rough year and a half that was very teen angst but serious. Sometimes life throws you for the worst kind of loops and its hard to balance other things within the loop. I had to ground myself with great friends and find a little happiness in every little thing I did. I think its okay to be sad sometimes but you always have to get yourself back up and realize life isn’t over and realize everything will be okay... eventually.