Marlena Stell

Founder and CEO of Makeup Geek, a cosmetic education website and upstart makeup brand, who runs the enormously popular Makeup Geek YouTube channel as well where she loves empowering women through beauty education. She studied music education at Pensacola Christian College in Florida and minored in stage makeup. She became a high school music teacher in Michigan before founding Makeup Geek. Her office isn't just a place to buy makeup. It is a play area with different product stations as well as areas with TVs, books and more. She was born and raised in Vacaville, California and has family in Sacramento where she set up her Makeup Geek office. She married soon after college. Several of her most viewed videos on YouTube are tutorials based on celebrity looks. She has created tutorials based on Penelope Cruz, Angelina Jolie, Kim Kardashian and more. [+]