Who is Raye Boyce?
Raye Boyce is an African-American beauty guru who is active on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and other social platforms. She was born on 31st July 1990 in Boston. Both her parents are African-Americans, and her father is additionally of Bajan ethnicity. Raye posts mainly makeup-related videos on her social media but doesn’t avoid other topics. Her internet nickname is ItsMyRayeRaye.
Early career of Raye Boyce
Makeup was introduced to Raye until her senior year of high school. One of her classmates brought her a green eyeshadow as a gift, and Raye started wearing it every day to school. It made her feel unique and beautiful, even though she didn’t know exactly how to apply it. She created her Instagram account in 2011, where she posted selfies with her makeup done. She got pretty popular, and some of her followers asked her for tutorials on how she does her makeup or what products she uses. This reaction inspired her to create a YouTube channel, so she could help her few followers out.
YouTube content of Raye Boyce
Ryes began her YouTube career with a few tutorials on how to shred your jeans on how to braid your hair. She has beautiful full lips, which caused her to fall in love with lipsticks. Her early video about the best lipsticks got popular, as she didn’t use anything highly expensive and showed every product on camera. Raye overall doesn’t like costly makeup. She wasn’t rich at the time and knew very well that her fans weren’t as well. When she got the chance to promote a cheaper brand that worked for her, she didn’t hesitate. She filmed numerous videos on her makeup routine because it obviously changed over time, and she usually used cheaper products that her fans could afford.
Raye has a beautiful natural curly her, which she inherited from her mom. Although she loves her hair texture, she has to work hard and learn how to take care of them. Because she knows how much she appreciated any help in her younger years, she dedicated the entire series to curly hair, so she could pass her knowledge to others. Not everyone can relate to these videos because every hair is different, and some African hairstyles could damage light blond hair. Raye is a pro at handling her baby hairs that can’t reach a ponytail. There are several options on how to style them, and Raye is happy to share her newest inventions. After her daughter was also born with curly black hair, Raye added tutorials on how to take care or curly babies' hair, so they would stay healthy.
Personal life of Raye Boyce
Raye got married quite young, at only 22 years old. She married her long-term boyfriend, Eric Boyce, because she was madly in love with him. Eric appeared in Raye’s videos from the beginning of her YouTube career, usually as a cameraman. They had their baby daughter Zoe Gabriela in 2019. Two years after, rumours started to appear that the couple had separated. Eric didn’t show on Raye’s videos in a while, and some of her tweets sounded lonely. They obviously tried to keep their relationship problems secret, but it seems that they might have divorced.
Collaborations and eyelash extensions
Many makeup brands reached out to Raye during her times of fame, and she took part in some collaborations. In 2017 she collaborated with BH Cosmetics and launched her own eyeshadow palette and some makeup brushes. She partnered with other brands over the years and waits for more opportunities.
One of Raye’s dominant features besides her full lips is her long eyelashes. She didn’t have a reason to lie and explained to her fans that she had eyelash extensions. These are usually made by professional tech stylists, but some are brave enough to do them at home. Raye is one of the brave ones, and she even made a video on how to do your own eyelash extensions. This video became quickly popular, and now it is the most viewed video on her YouTube channel.
Interesting facts about Raye Boyce
- As of 2022, she is 32 years old.
- Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
- Her height is 5'4'' or 162 cm.
- Her weight is 52 kilograms or 114 lbs.
- Her oldest YouTube video is called DYI: How To Shred Your Jeans.
- Her most popular video is called DYI Permanent At Home Eyelash Extension Application, and it has over 6,5 million views.
- She has almost 2 million subscribers on YouTube and additional 1,5 million followers on Instagram.
- She has a baby daughter called Zoe Gabriela.