American YouTuber and celebrated beauty and health food vlogger Remi Cruz shot to fame with her 2 popular YouTube channels, MissRemiAshten and RemLife. Apart from her makeup, fashion, and culinary videos and life vlogs, she is also known for her DIY clips, hauls, and dance videos. Remi co-hosts the podcast Pretty Basic and owns the skincare brand HoneyPop. She has also spoken extensively about her struggle with bullying and body image issues. Remi has promoted several high-end brands too.
Remi Ashten, better known online as Remi Cruz, was 5 when she began training in dance. She had also joined the dance and song teams in high school.
Remi was a student of psychology at the University of California, Riverside. She has also been a member of the Delta Gamma sorority.
Social Media Career
Remi is primarily known for her 2 YouTube channels, MissRemiAshten and RemLife. While she launched the former on April 2, 2012, she launched the latter on September 8, 2013. The first one mostly showcases her culinary skills and her dogs, while the second highlights life vlogs. Over the years, she has posted a variety of content on both the channels, such as DIY home décor videos, makeup and fashion clips, hauls, cooking tutorials, and dance videos.
In February 2014, she appeared in a YouTube video with fellow YouTube stars such as Kenzie Taylor Borowski and Shelby Church. One of her most-watched videos was one that showed her haul for an ASB camp. In 2021, Remi was awarded an honorary creator Streamy Award.
Once she began following a healthy diet, she started focusing on content related to health and wellness. Over the years, she has also partnered with top-notch brands, such as SoulCycle, HP, Neutrogena, M&Ms Chocolate, and Tarte Cosmetics.
She has also appeared in publications such as AdWeek, Refinery29, and Paper Magazine. Remi and fellow social media star Alisha Marie also co-host a weekly podcast named Pretty Basic, which they launched in October 2018.
She is immensely popular on TikTok too and has acquired thousands of followers on her TikTok channel, missremiashten. Her Instagram profile, missremiashten, too has fetched her over a million followers. She mostly showcases snippets from her life on the platform.
Remi also has her own website, Cooking with Remi, where she highlights healthy food options and junk food alternatives. In 2018, Remi launched her skincare brand, HoneyPop.
She has also been vocal against online bullying. As part of her fight against bullying, she joined a campaign titled Speak Up: A Made To Move Series, launched by AwesomenessTV and Invisalign.
Remi grew up with her younger brother. She is in a relationship with Cal Parsons. She has featured her dog, Daisy, in many of her Instagram posts.
Remi has struggled with weight issues her entire life. In early 2018, she changed her diet and embarked on a weight loss journey. She also documented her weight loss on her YouTube channels and spoke about it openly in various interviews.