michelle phan..the make up guru..she is the inspiration for me to do make up.. seriously..without me menggelondah youtube..i would not found her..let me introduce her to all who yet don't know of her..
Michelle Phan is a Vietnamese American known for creating make-up tutorials and beauty tip videos on YouTube. Michelle Phan is also a video spokesperson for Lancome. Additionally, Phan is the creator and owner of skincare line IQQU.
In July 2010, Phan was "the No. 1 YouTube beauty stylist." Michelle Phan joined Youtube on July 18, 2006, and as of August 2010, she has created 100 videos that have been viewed over 200,000,000 times. Michelle Phan is also known by the screenname "RiceBunny" which she has used on the social networking site Xanga since 2004 and currently on microblogging service Twitter.
Michelle Phan was born in Massachusetts; she is Vietnamese American. Both her mother and father were born in Vietnam. Her mother raised her in Massachusetts, California, and Florida right after her parents divorced when she was a child. Phan began her artistic training at the age of 12 by teaching herself how to paint with watercolors and oil paints. She is a non-denominational Christian.
Because her family was not wealthy, Phan originally intended to major in dermatology at Tampa Bay Technical High School at the request of her mother. However, she later convinced her mother to allow her to major in illustration instead.
Before she became a Youtube guru, she worked as a waitress in a sushi restaurant.
Phan is known for her video style that incorporates her voice over instruction with music and text subtitles. Her videos are created entirely using a MacBook Pro. Popular beauty tutorials released on Phan's YouTube channel have included her "Romantic Valentine Look", "Brighter Larger Looking Eyes", "Makeup For Glasses", and "Mysterious Masquerade Look". Her most popular videos include the "Lady Gaga Poker Face Tutorial" with over 20,000,000 video views on YouTube, "Romantic Valentine Look" and "Seductive Vampire". In January Michelle used special effects in her new Lady Gaga Bad Romance video, the first for a makeup guru. The Buzzfeed profiled Phan on January 23, 2009 overnight, turning it into a viral video.
Phan's success on YouTube have garnered her significant press and recognition across the globe. She appeared in the August 2009 issue of Seventeen Magazine, the St. Petersburg Times on August 23, 2009,the Sun Sentinel on August 24, 2009, and on the popular blog Bella Sugar on April 19, 2009. Phan was also featured in a Chilean newspaper for her Barbie video. Recently, Phan was also published in May's issue of NYLON magazine. She appeared in Forbes Magazine as well. In 2010, Phan was hired by Lancome as their online video producer. Her videos will include Lancome beauty products.
Phan worked as a Lancome sponsored makeup artist backstage at the Chris Benz fashion show during New York Fashion Week 2009. She also did makeup backstage for the Michael Kors Spring 2010 Collection event. She was also the makeup artist for Late Night Alumni's (whom she has expressed being a huge fan of) music video, "Finally Found."
Phan is also part of the JedRoot, Inc. family of makeup artists and CAA
In response to a Tampa sexual assault case, Phan helped organize a charity fashion show called "Fashion for Compassion" in September 2008, raising over $20,000 for the victim.
One of her hobbies is playing video games. She is a Final Fantasy fan. She was an "illustration student at Ringling College of Art and Design, in Sarasota. She currently dates the American entrepreneur, producer, and talent manager, Carl Choi."
She is currently living in Los Angeles, California
To see her videos...
click here for "Michelle Phan Channel"..
click here for "Lady Gaga Bad Romance Look"
click here for "Sailor Moon Transformation"
click here for "Seductive Vampire"
and many more in Youtube :)
click here for "Michelle Phan Facebook"