Interview with Cynthia Oh (@cynderellasg)
Thank you so much for joining us! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path?
I used to be a simple student studying for my Bachelor’s in NYC. One day I became interested in makeup and hairstyling and started doing it for my friends free of charge. Slowly, I realized that this was my true passion. So after completing my studies I went back to Singapore and starting getting my certifications to become a professional.
Which tips would you recommend to your colleagues in your industry to help them to thrive and not “burn out”?
My advice is to always follow your dreams. If a person goes on a path towards something that he or she loves, there will be no burn out.
None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. Is there a particular person who you are grateful towards who helped get you to where you are? Can you share a story?
Definitely my friends from university who helped me realize my dreams. They were the ones who gave me the chance to practice and perfect my craft so I am grateful to them.
How have you used your success to bring goodness to the world?
I work part time as a volunteer to teach makeup to survivors and patients of cancer. I believe everyone deserves to do what they dream, despite the hardships given by life. My students over there love it when i teach them how to do makeup and hairstyling perfectly and we have a great time together.
Do you have a favorite “Life Lesson Quote”? Can you share a story of how that was relevant to you in your life?
“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah
Following the path of my dream that I realized later on, instead of continuing a normal life according to the subjects I was studying was a huge step for me. So, this quote inspired me a lot.
How can our readers follow you on social media?
They can follow me on my Instagram @cynderellasg and my blog. I update regularly and have contact details for my business over there.