Viral beauty vlogger Dulce Candy opens up about coming into her own through her passion for beauty.
The 30 under 30 for Latina magazine nominee breaks the silence regarding her suicide attempts, no longer using make-up as a shield, her insecurities, and her newest endeavor; the release of her book, 'The Sweet Life.'
Dulce Candy went on to explain how her parents gave her the unique name, how the military impacted her life, and how YouTube changed her life.
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Beauty influencer 'Dulce Candy'
From a near suicide to 'The Sweet Life,' Dulce Candy's journey
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: YouTube's top fashion and beauty influencer, Dulce Candy Ruiz signs her book 'The Sweet Life' at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Unique Nicole/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: YouTuber Dulce Candy poses for portrait at4th Annual BeautyCon Los Angeles Festival Presented By Cosmopolitan, Seventeen and Cosmopolitan For Latina on July 11, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/Getty Images for BeautyCon)
LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 20: Blogger Dulce Candy arrives at the 15th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/FilmMagic)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 02: Dulce Candy walks the red carpet at Google/Netflix White House Correspondent's Weekend Party at United States Institute of Peace on May 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Netflix)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: Blogger Dulce Candy attends NYX Cosmetics Talent Lounge At BeautyConNYC at Pier 36 on May 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for NYX Cosmetics)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dulce Candy attends Luke Reichle's 'Secrets Of The Red Carpet' on June 2, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Brian To/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 26: Bloggers Asia Smalley, Dulce Candy and Sonia Castaneda attends HaulerDeals Launch Party at Drai's Hollywood on May 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 13: Dulce Candy attends Justfabulous Celebrates The Launch Of Abbey Dawn By Avril Lavigne on March 13, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/WireImage)
Dulce Candy arrives at the 15th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 14: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Paris Hilton, blogger Dulce Candy and and models attend Kathy Hilton's Social Occasion Cocktail Party on March 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/WireImage)