5 Reasons Why Kim Chi Is Our New Beauty Idol
Kim Chi is a larger-than-life drag queen who has been parading around Chicago in fashion-forward getups and an expertly-applied face full of makeup since 2012. Her impressive application skills (and her bubbly, fun-loving personality) have earned her recognition both within and outside the drag world—she even sells super cute pieces of merchandise that we are seriously eyeing! Oh and she’s a major contender on season eight of RuPaul’s Drag Race. So, you know, she’s kind of a big deal.
It’s pretty clear to us why Kim Chi is a worth-while beauty idol, but we figured that we’d narrow it down to five reasons for you.
When we asked her about her beauty mantra, she told us it was "Quit while you can".
Anyone that possesses such a wittily wry sense of humor is an automatic beauty star in our eyes.
She doesn’t steer clear of dramatic, over-the-top looks.
A simple scroll through her Instagram can confirm this.
She told us "Don't do it! It's not worth it! Make up is for clowns and Instagram users!" when we asked her to offer up words of advice for people who are toying with trying out daring makeup looks.
Seriously, she's hilarious and her desire to live life laughing is one of the most alluring things about her.
Her endlessly charming personality.
See her comments above.
She is pretty fearless.
From her aspiration to be a "life-size anime character" to her very bold personality, Kim Chi understands the importance of shattering beauty barriers. And for this, we applaud her.
The bottom line: Keep up with Kim Chi. She's a game-changer. And be sure to tune into RuPaul's Drag Race every Monday at 9 PM ET/PT on Logo to see Kim kicking ass and taking names.