Today we are introducing you to Natalie Varnum as our BethieLife Woman Crush. Natalie is a beautiful ballerina with Houston Ballet. She is also known for her sweet whimsical fashion sense. Little aspiring ballerinas everywhere follow her on instagram and aspire to be like her. I do too!! Welcome, Natalie!
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Ashford, Alabama and moved to Houston to join Houston Ballet.
If you were stranded on a desert island, what three beauty products would you like to have with you?
Sunscreen, Dior Show Mascara, Probiotics.
Who or what has been the biggest influence on your personal style?
My mom and sister. Also, whatever city or museum I visit inspires me.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Be yourself and don’t worry about what others think.
What is your favorite Houston store and/or restaurant?
BLT (pasta night), Dolce Vita, Uchi.
What’s on your plate? (Future projects, travel plans, etc.)
Traveling on tour with Houston Ballet.
How do you spend your down time?
Thrifting, hanging out with my pets at home, records, reading, going out!
Tell us one Houston Hidden Gem (places that aren’t necessarily well-known) that you recommend.
Cheeky Vintage, Milk and Honey Vintage.
Tell us three of your favorite shopping/beauty/lifestyle websites.
Glossier, Ebay, Sea of Shoes, Atlantic Pacific.
Tell us three of your health/beauty tips.
Vitamins in the morning. Day and night skincare routines. Daily sunscreen.
What are three things you can’t live without? (Besides God, family, and friends.)
Pets, music concerts, really good pasta!
Do you have any irrational fears?
If you weren’t in your present occupation, what would you dream of doing?
Being a creative director in the fashion business.
What books or movies have you loved recently?
Isle of Dogs, Lady Bird, Grace~a memoir about Grace Coddington, Poetry books: Rupi, Kaun, Frank Elliot.
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Tell us something humorous about yourself.
I grew up clogging and doing beauty pageants which lead to ballet.
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