fighting cancer and still staying positive at her age is more than heroic
San Francisco, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/07/2012 -- A 12-year-old girl with cancer has captivated the Internet world with her makeup tutorials.
Talia Castellano started making her YouTube videos one year ago, her channel “Make-up is my wig”, is basically for giving makeup tips and has gained a lot of popularity. The channel has more than 100,000 subscribers.
Castellano is bald in all her videos and give tips on how to give different styles to eye shadows and gives tips on some good finds from her shopping expeditions.
She lives in Orlando, Florida, with her mother and father. She also has an older sister.
The youngest Castellano was diagnosed with cancer almost five years ago when she was only seven years old. She has remained in school in the time while also pursuing her interest in makeup, art and dancing.
“I saw other girls making makeup videos on YouTube and thought it would be fun,” Castellano told today.msnbc.com.
“I put one up and ever since then it gotten more and more popular. It’s cool that people are now seeing that fighting cancer is not just about chemo, and that there are different things that help us through the journey. For me that was makeup.”
Doctors have told Castellano’s parents that after getting treatment for so many years, she should make the ultimate decision of whether she wants to go ahead with the procedure of the transplant.
Her parents have been very supportive and have said that whatever decision she takes, they will back her fully.
Castellano’s family is now planning her 13th birthday, which is going to have a Las Vegas theme to it, complete with showgirls and game tables.
Her parents have continued in their efforts to raise money to support the high cost of cancer research and their own medical bills as well.
ChiChiCosmetics.com (http://www.chichicosmetics.com) offers tips on makeup application and has a large product list of various cosmetics. Chi Chi Cosmetics has a wide range of products including nail polish, eyeshadow, makeup minerals, lipstick and much more.
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