The beauty channel community mourns makeup artist Mel Thompson’s sudden death.
On Monday, Thompson’s husband announced that the YouTube star had died at the age of 35. The cause of her death was not reported.
Mel had about 170,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel and almost 59,000 Instagram followers, and her fans have been eagerly awaiting her video.
Thompson’s husband said that “She was such a pillar for our family. The kids would talk to her non-stop and she was constantly talking with them and trying to help them with their stuff.”
“And no matter how bad she felt, she would still rub my back when I came and jumped on the bed next to her while she was working tirelessly to put out content. Everybody knows how talented she was as an artist and with her helpful knowledge, but those closest to her know how truly wonderful she was.”
His post ended with the words: “She would do anything to help anyone without hesitation. I wish I had it. back.”
Upon knowing of Mel’s death, her colleagues expressed a lot of regrets.
Skincare YouTuber James Welsh: “Such sad news. I’m so sorry for your loss.”
Professional makeup artist Robert Welsh:” This is such heartbreaking news. Mel was such a wonderful person. I’m so deeply sorry for your loss.”
Celebrity makeup artist Lisa Eldridge: “I’m so deeply saddened and shocked. My thoughts are with friends and family …. truly heartbreaking. Rest in peace Mel, thank you for always being so wonderful “
Nikia Joy: “I am in utter shock. This is the most heart breaking news. I am so so sorry for your loss, the world will not be the same without Mel “
Mel was a mother to 4 children and she shared on Instagram with her followers her motherhood views.
” I grew up always saying I would never have kids. Here I am today with 4 and I wouldn’t trade places with anyone. I’m so grateful to have such amazing kids and an amazing family. Being a mom is both rewarding and extremely frustrating at times but ALWAYS more rewarding. To my babies, (you’ll always be babies to me) I love you with all my heart. Mom, thank you for teaching me how to be a good mother Happy Mother’s Day”.