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There are two major things about the following statement: Manny MUA (who you might know as @MannyMUA733) is the newest ambassador for Maybelline New York!
Yes, you probably guessed the first important part right away — Manny Gutierrez is the first-ever male ambassador for the makeup brand. But aside from that, the Mexican-American YouTube and Instagram star is joining a select group of Latinos, including Salvadorian supermodel Christy Turlington and Brazilian beauty Adriana Lima, as one of Maybelline's faces.
Manny and fellow YouTuber Shayla Mitchell (@MakeupShayla) will be showcasing their makeup skills on a series of commercials set to promote one of the drugstore brand's classic products, The Colossal Big Shot Mascara. Ahead of the campaign's launch, we met with Manny in New York City to chat about what it means to be working with Maybelline. He spilled, giving serious advice on how you too can kick-start a career as a makeup vlogger and singing praises about his beauty role model. Keep scrolling for his must-read quotes.
— Additional reporting by Lauren Levinson