We had the good fortune of connecting with Griselda Arechiga and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Griselda, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
Since I was a little girl I’ve always been drawn to creativity. It started with a love for art then the art became makeup.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
At the young age of four I realized that I wanted to be on peoples screens; I enjoyed pretending I was on television acting or singing. I had a love to be inspirirational and bring out people’s creativity side. Once I got my hands on makeup, I realized my passion and knew I could make a dream out of it; I learned to connect my love for inspiration and makeup. I am fascinated  at educating people how to apply makeup, so pursued on my journey to make YouTube videos. Furthermore, I went on to post all my makeup looks on Instagram then followed by creating IGTV videos. Consequently, I became noticed by beauty companies, which was a huge stepping stone. However, my real growth came when I took on the task to create reels on Instagram. I’m considered a Nano Influencer today; which I am very proud. I have work hard, honestly, and with tremendous love to achieve the stage I am at today. I definitely have continuous learning and growing to achieve. Everyday I work to inspire and share my knowledge of makeup with people of different skin tones and ethnicities which make me feel extremely proud to be able to help someone learn or use my makeup techniques to enhance their beauty and/or self-confidence. I work hard to live my dream as an artist and female professional!

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I love being adventurous outdoors and engage in new things. During the summer I am a lover of being by the water; therefore, Saguaro lake is a great place for that and to have some fun with family or friends; you may get lucky and see some wild horses!

Also, I am a sucker for food; I love food too much. A great place to eat is Cali Tacos; their food is amazing and to top it off they also make a really good michelada.
If you are looking forward to see animals, you need to go to Reid Park Zoo in Tucson. My siblings and my family love to visit here; we enjoyed all the different animals while enjoying the adventurous park.
Lastly, a really beautiful place to visit during the winter is Payson. I had so much fun and joy in the snow. While you are up there you MUST stop by Pine to the Tonto Natural Bridge Park to experience the literally breathtaking views; you will not regret it.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I’ve an excessive amount of people around that continously inspire me and deserve some recognition. My husband definitely deserves some credit for his continous support in my journey to achive my goals in growing as a professional in this industry. As a young girl I would love to watch my bigger sister apply her makeup. I recall being so intrigued how all the products came together to enhance her beauty. As a grew older, I took on the task to use the free tools available to learn how to apply makeup which at the time it was mainly YouTube videos. Once I took my knowledge into action and applied makeup on myself, my family members acknowledge that I was very good with my makeup skills; they were so intrigued with my skills that they asked me to teach them.  At this point is when I decided I wanted to share my makeup skills on social media. Therefore, my husband and my family are my biggest supporters in pursuing my dreams with my career choice.

Website: https://linktr.ee/Arechigagriselda

Instagram: @arechigagriselda

Youtube: Griselda Arechiga

Other: TikTok @arechigagriselda

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