YOUTUBER Mel Thompson of Smithville, Tennessee died on Sunday, her husband confirmed as fans paid tribute to the beloved beauty vlogger.
Puffin Thompson broke the news in a touching message and called the 35-year-old a “pillar for our family.”
He wrote in a heartbreaking article: âMel sadly passed away yesterday. It’s really hard to just pick 10 photos. We’ve lost a beautiful person. It’s great to see how much she was loved. all loved back. “
“This is heartbreaking news. Mel was such a wonderful person. I am deeply sorry for your loss,” commented professional makeup artist Robert Welsh, while YouTuber Nikkia Joy wrote: “I am in total shock.”
Mel had 169,000 subscribers on YouTube, where she posted reviews of popular makeup brands and tutorials for specific looks.
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“MY FAVORITE YOUTUBER”
So many followers describe Mel as their “favorite YouTube” as they pay tribute.
TRIBUTE TO THE NAIL ARTIST
Mel’s nail artist shared a photo of the designer with a long and moving tribute.
TRIBUTE TO COSMETICS BRANDS
Cosmetics brands, including Kokie Cosmetics, remember the beauty designer on their social media.
USE THE MEL PALETTE IN ITS MEMORY
Fans use Mel’s palette to honor her following news of her death.
During her career, Mel has had the incredible opportunity to create her own palette.
She worked with makeup company Syndey Grace to design the Tiny Marvels palette, which is still available on the Syndey Grace website.
At the time of her death, Mel amassed an Instagram account with over 58,000 followers.
She also has over 170,000 subscribers on YouTube.
Mel’s latest Instagram photo is a stunning selfie posted a week ago.
MEL’S HUSBAND CONFIRMS DEATH
Mel’s husband confirmed his wife’s death on his Instagram with a touching tribute.
COMMENTS SECTION OF FINAL VIDEO
The YouTube comments section is filled with memories and missives from longtime fans.
âShook. Devastated. Heartbroken, âone YouTube user said.
âMel was one of the first YouTubers I met when I first got into makeup a few years ago. Such a kind soul.
âI just had to come back and see her smile and do her thing,â another viewer wrote.
MEL HONORING ITS CHILDREN
In May, Mel posted a Mother’s Day message honoring her four children.
“I grew up always saying that I would never have children,” wrote the beauty influencer.
“Here I am today with 4 and I wouldn’t trade places with anyone.”
Wayne Goss, another well-known beauty vlogger with nearly four million subscribers, also expressed his condolences in the post’s comments.
“So sorry,” Goss wrote, supplementing his comment with several heart emojis.
TRIBUTE FROM THE BEAUTY COMMUNITY
âI am deeply saddened and shocked. My thoughts are with my friends and familyâ¦ truly heartbreaking,â wrote Lisa Eldridge, a professional makeup artist whose work has appeared on the covers of countless fashion magazines and whose makeup line is one of celebrity favorites.
âRest in peace Mel, thank you for always being so wonderful xxxxxx,â Lisa concluded.
On the occasion of their tenth birthday, she posted a photo of him which she captioned: “Happy 10 years, Puffin !!!! you I love you, puffin.”
He even appeared in one of the makeup artist’s YouTube videos titled “OMG !!! PUFFIN applies Puffin lipstick !!!!” which has more than 29,000 views.
WHO IS MEL THOMPSON’S HUSBAND?
Puffin Thompson is the husband of popular YouTuber Mel Thompson.
His Instagram bio reads: “Father, husband, mechanic, biker. If lost, please go back to @ Mel.thomp.”
The vlogger often shared pictures of her husband with her 58,000 Instagram followers.
THE HOMAGE OF THE HUSBAND CONTINUES
âAnd no matter how bad she felt, she would rub my back when I came over and jump on the bed next to her as she worked tirelessly to distribute content.
âEveryone knows how talented she was as an artist and with her useful knowledge, but those close to her know how truly wonderful she was.
“She would have done anything to help anyone without hesitation. I wish I had found her.”
HOMAGE OF THE HUSBAND
Her husband broke the news of her death in a tragic Instagram post.
He wrote: âMel sadly passed away yesterday. It’s really hard to just pick 10 photos. We lost a beautiful person.
âIt’s great to see how much she was loved. And she loved you all back. I will continue to love her and I will miss her forever.
âShe was such a pillar to our family. The kids talked to her all the time and she was constantly talking to them and trying to help them with their business.
CAUSE OF DEATH
The beauty vlogger’s cause of death has not been confirmed.
In her latest video, someone commented that the makeup artist had been diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which affects the skin, joints and blood vessels.
The mom of four shared her latest video on September 24, 2021, where she collaborated with fellow beauty blogger Wayne Goss.
She said happily at the end of the review, “I’ll see you all in my next video.”
LAST INSTA POSITION
Her last Instagram post was a simple selfie captioned âHAPPY MONDAY, BEAUTIES,â just a week before her death.
WHO WAS MEL THOMPSON?
Mel Thompson was a popular beauty vlogger with over 170,000 subscribers.
She would post popular makeup brand reviews and makeup tutorials on her YouTube channel.