DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (FOX 2) – Kawana Baldwin, known as the Eyelash Kween, spent years in a career completely unrelated to beauty before finding her true calling.
Baldwin was a probation and parole officer for the Michigan Department of Corrections. She was a decade into her career in 2015 when a colleague recruited her to sell makeup.
“I remember at 12 years old.. my mother teaching me how to do hair… by the time I was in high school I was doing hair in my parents’ basement, but I never equated it to a gift or talent,” Baldwin said.
However, that colleague asking her about selling makeup changed things.
“It sparked something in me,”