Michelle Phan is starting over.
by David Yi
LOS ANGELES — Before Michelle Phan became the biggest influencer in beauty and was compared to Oprah Winfrey, she was a starving student at an arts college in Florida. She waited tables at Pacific Rim Sushi in Sarasota, an expensive locale on the southern end of the Tampa Bay Area, which caters to tourists from the city’s beachside resorts
She figured if she was going to work at a restaurant and “bust her balls for tips,” it was going to be where all the rich people went
The year was 2007, and the then 19-year-old didn’t mind cleaning tables; if it meant being able to pay the bills, so be it Read more…