Natasha Bure is an inspiration for young girls everywhere. You may recognize her from her popular YouTube channel where she gives advice on beauty, fashion, and so much more or from the hit TV show The Voice. She is also the daughter of Candace Cameron Bure, who many know from the hit TV shows Full House and Fuller House. Natasha has graced the runway at New York Fashion Week, and God has given her countless platforms where she continues to shine her light for Christ. We had the opportunity to speak with Natasha about her newest adventure with her book titled "Let's Be Real," friendships, faith and her relationship with her mom.
1. What inspired you to write the book Let’s Be Real?
I was inspired to write the book after I graduated high school. Being away from the social scene of high school, you see the effects it has on people. I saw girls trying to compare themselves to others. I wanted to be open about topics that girls were going through. I wanted girls to feel like they can be open and be real.
2. What is your definition of being real?
My definition of being real is truly just doing and being who makes you happy. Being real is being the best version of you that God created!
3. What was your favorite chapter to write?
I really liked writing about the chapters on boys and beauty. I really love beauty so I was excited about giving advice that could help girls feel more beautiful!
4. In the book you talk about the importance of friends. What does it mean to be a good friend to you?
Friendship is something I have struggled with a lot with growing up. I want to encourage girls to know that If you are not finding the right kind of friends, don’t settle. You want to choose friends who will build you up and friends who you can BE REAL with. In high school, I did not feel like I had a strong group of friends. My senior year I learned to be independent and not base my identity on people. It took me knowing who I am and choosing friends who would accept me for just being Natasha.
5. Why is your faith so important to you and how would you encourage teen girls who are struggling in their walk with Christ?
My faith is the most important thing to me because it is the foundation that I base my life on. I would encourage anyone who is struggling in their walk with Christ to keep persisting. The most important thing is to except those parts you are struggling with and persist. Have the tough conversations with mentors and friends, and just know that no one’s faith is perfect.
6. You were on the voice last season and were so inspiring! What about music inspires you?
Music is my number one! Music is amazing because it makes you feel emotions and it can bring back emotions. I want to do that for other people. I want to evoke emotions for people. People and their emotions inspire me to make music! I love the fact that music is an expression of your heart.
7. Who are some of your musical inspirations?
My musical inspirations are Frank Sinatra, Amy Winehouse, and Ella Fitzgerald. The amount of emotion they provoke in their songs is what I want to do in my music!
8. What advice would you give to someone who struggles with confidence?
If your struggling with confidence, know it’s okay. Ignore those thoughts and embrace who you are.
9. You seem to have a great relationship with your mom. What keeps that relationship so strong?
I just LOVE my mom. She is my role model! She and I are extremely open with one another, so that keeps our bond strong. I also LOVE to hang out with my mom; we have similar interests, and so that keeps our relationship solid as well.
10 What is the best piece of advice your mom has ever given you?
My mom really stresses to me the importance about working hard. Both of my parents are very supportive of me, but they want me to work hard in everything I do. In our family our motto is: “we all need to work as hard as we can and give 100%!” That’s what I try and do!
11. What is a good beauty tip for summer?
My big thing for the summer is I am super into glowing skin and shimmer highlighters. Glam Glow is amazing and it’s infused with an amazing highlighter. I love it because it makes your skin glisten in the sun. I think everyone should check it out!
12. What is next for you?
I love so many different things. I am open to anything. I am currently working on a bunch of music, and I am continuing with my YouTube channel! I’m super excited to see where God will lead me in the months ahead!