Talia Castellano, 12-Year-Old Cancer Patient, Becomes Online Makeup Expert

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Talia Castellano has two forms of cancer, but that's not stopping her from staying upbeat - or gaining viral fame for her Internet makeup guides!

While Desiree Castellano plans her daughter’s 13th birthday party, the youngster hangs out at home, posting for her 130,000 YouTube subscribers.

She’s already a pro at makeup application, offering tips such as taking eye shadows from day to night and why blue is an awesome color to wear.

But Talia Castellano isn’t your typical preteen: she’s currently battling two forms of cancer at once. Options for treatment are running low.

“I’ve always been a really bubbly girl, and my mom always tells me to think about the positive,” she tells People Magazine in an interview.

“Even though cancer is a negative, horrible thing, there are positives. For people to see that there are kids that get cancer … it’s just a true fact."

"Me putting a face on it makes a difference.”

She turns 13 on August 18.

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Talia don't let anyone stop you from living your dream. Don't forget just keep shining on.


She is amazing, and she inspires me so much. Your a blessing Talia (:


Girl u ROCK


talia hello my name is leonora i'm very proud of you while i'm watching the ellen show, yes! be positive and i will tell u only GOD knows our life and i'm like you a cancer patient too!!and I'm always positive in myself so just kept going my dear,take care and be happy always.....


I love you talia reply when you can


I want you to meet my dad and mom and my brothers and sisters and family one day I love you talks reply soon


You are so pretty my name is mauricia I live in lenoir I want to meet you one day and I want to be your friend


Wow, she must be really strong. I would probably be miserable if I had two types of cancer, but she's so happy and bubbly. And even without hair, she's really beautiful. I don't like how people say others are ugly because they don't have hair. It's so mean. I'm praying she gets better.


what an inspiring person. she deserves all the recognistion she's receiving


On the 10/21/11 episode of The Mentalist, I had to leave the room monitmarely Darn. Who was the killer of the dead women found on the beach of the Blood and Sand show? Was it William, Jed or who ??? Sighhhh .[]