We had the good fortune of connecting with Blanca Estela Olivas and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Blanca Estela, why did you pursue a creative career?
I love doing makeup, not just on myself but on others. I found something I was truly passionate about and something I was really good at and that was makeup! Nothing makes me feel as confident and more like myself then when I am behind my mirror or camera creating beautiful glamours makeup looks. You can be so expressive with makeup and when I create makeup looks it represents what I am feeling that day. For example, if I am creating a colorful look (witch is most fo the time) I am usually in a great, bubbly, & happy mood and I love playing with colors so I use my colorful looks to make me feel even more happy then what I already am. I always felt so much creativity in me and out of all the other creative things I work on, makeup will always be my #1 passion! My first love!
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
When I first created my first YouTube tutorial a new chapter opened up for me. A chapter where I was able to be more myself and let people know who I really am. In this chapter I felt more confident and I felt like if I can do something like this that scared me so much then I can do anything I can else I set my mind to. When I create makeup looks/tutorials I really feel like I am helping someone, I myself have had self esteem issues and when I started doing makeup I felt more better and proud of myself and most importantly, I felt beautiful! If I can help at least one person feel beautiful as well then I know I am making a difference! With every look I create I do it with the intentions of helping someone perfect their skills so they can feel more confident and beautiful! The journey has not been easy, there are times where I do start to doubt myself but then I remember how my supporters believe in my and that keeps me going. I also keep in mind my goals for the future and I know if I don’t keep going I will never achieve them, it all starts here and will get better from here! One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned, and I’ve said it before, is to believe in myself! If you can’t believe in yourself then no one will! You have to be your biggest supporter.
Any great local spots you’d like to shoutout?
I myself am a homebody but there are some fun things to do here in Arizona! I currently live in Avondale, Arizona but when I do go out and explore I don’t just stick to Avondale. One of my favorite restaurants is Red Lobster! When I am feeling in the mood for Chinese I love going to China City Buffet, they have the best dumplings. I am also a coffee lover and the place you will find me if I am craving an iced coffee or a refreshing tea is at Dutch Bros, there are so many locations yo go but witch ever I am closets too is the one I go to when I am craving it is the one I’ll go to. A place that I find peaceful is South Mountain, I am not much of a hiker but the times that I do go I just find a place to sit and just take some time to take in nature. Another place if you are looking to just hang out and have some drinks in the evening with friends I recommend Mill Avenue in Tempe, you can dine and shop there as well during the day and I used to spend most of my weekends there. Westgate in Glendale is also another friendly spot to hang out with friends and family, you can watch a movie at the AMC theater or dine and shop or just walk around on a Saturday night. Another place where you will find me is at any dollar store, I love working on crafts when I am not creating looks and I can get so many things for such affordable prices!
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I would like to dedicate my shoutout to my followers, subscribers, and supporters! I would not continue to succeed without my beautiful babes! You guys motivate me with you sweet and positive comments and with your requests to see more of my creativity. I would also like to dedicate my shout out to my friends and family who support me and encourage me keep doing what I do, especially my amazing mom and amazing sister, I love you guys! Lastly, but not least, I would like to dedicate this to my good friend Eddie Avila! He has helped me become better at creating and posting content and I appreciate his help and constructive criticism!
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I took all the pictures, I always take my own pictures.