Farmington makeup artist wins $35K YouTube contest
A makeup artist from Farmington is one of the winners of YouTube's NextUp contest, earning $35,000 to "advance her YouTube career and content projects."
Sheila Jackson began posting YouTube makeup tutorials after watching other videos from other makeup artists on the site. After being encouraged to learn makeup artistry as a trade, Jackson tells YouTube that she wants to use her skills to bring art and beauty to the Detroit area.
Her video that won YouTube judges over? A spin on the Chrysler/Eminem ad titled "Beauty Imported from Detroit" (in the video player at right).
"It's the city with the most determination that makes the most beautiful women. It's lipstick, blush and the know-how that pulls it all together," she narrates.