12-year-old , Talia Castellano has been diagnosed with cancer 5 years ago. Over the past year she has started her YouTube video channel, “Make-up is my wig,” and quickly has being followed by more than 100,000 people. She starts off her videos talking about the movements of her cancer. She applys her make-up in her video bald, and goes through how to apply different styles of eye shadow and shows off finds from shopping expeditions.
Castellano, lives in Orlando with her mother, father and older sister continues going to school, still keeping her interest in makeup, art and dancing.
Castellano has over 150 YouTube videos, not only talking about makeup, but also bringing awareness to childhood cancer. Castellano’s Doctors have prescribed her with so many treatments they want to know if she would like to continue! Her parents support her to the fullest. and have had many fundraisers to help Cancer Awareness!
“I’m only 13, I shouldn’t have to be doing this… It’s really not fair for kids to have cancer and it really frickin sucks.” -Castellano