I’m A Living Art Doll | HOOKED ON THE LOOK

I’m A Living Art Doll | HOOKED ON THE LOOK

TOSHI SALVINO: I am a living art doll and I am in a full doll look. It feels very good. I really feel like myself. TOSHI SALVINO: My name is Toshi Salvino, I am 24 years old and I live in Brooklyn, New York. And I am a living art doll. TOSHI SALVINO: And this is Sterling. He is actually a doll. COMM: Dolls are everything in Toshi’s life. So much so that for the past six years she has gradually been turning herself into one. TOSHI SALVINO: I think my look is really, it’s about self-expression and I like being a doll because that means I can do whatever I want that day. I am pretty much using my body as the canvas to express how I am feeling. TOSHI SALVINO: This is the hardest part of my day, this eyeliner. It’s turning so much curvy. My hands are shaking. TOSHI SALVINO: So when I am doing my full look, I like to plan out three hours for outfit and hair and makeup and everything. So, I wear this type of makeup probably five or six days a week. But definitely the standard, which is kind of, kind of what I am doing today, which is like, blue and pink shadow and I am going to do some freckles and the big eyes. I really like that because that I feel like it’s just how my face looks in my head. COMM: As a child Toshi found her kindred spirits in Japanese fashion magazines. TOSHI SALVINO: I remember I was like, 9 years old or something and I found Fruits Magazine. And then I was like, ‘Oh, my god!’ Like, there are people that dress like me.’ So, like seeing that as a kid like, really made me be like, ‘It’s okay! Keep doing what you are doing. There’s someone else out there who gets it’. And, so ever since then like Japan and Harajuku fashion has been super important to me. COMM: Toshi has recently taken her transformation to become a living art doll even further. TOSHI SALVINO: My tattoos, I wanted them for a very long time and they are, aesthetically they are doll joints on the knees with screw hinges, which is really meaningful to me, obviously my whole like living doll style is appropriate. But also I have Lyme disease, which is kind of like having arthritis in your entire body. And the thing that affects me the most and is the most painful and probably the most hindering besides my hands, is my knees. So I feel like the screw through the knee is an accurate representation of how it feels sometimes. TOSHI SALVINO: So after getting the tattoos I feel like even with no makeup I can still carry on my doll persona regardless, whereas in the past I wouldn’t really feel like myself without having makeup on. TOSHI SALVINO: Where I am from in Pennsylvania, in the middle of nowhere like, you know, it was always, ‘Tone it down, tone it down. Why are you doing that? Why are you dressed that way?’ But it’s so normal to look alternative in New York. So that’s honestly one of my favourite things. Yeah! They respect it, which is really a nice feeling. JULIANA: She is fantasy. She is what we want to see in the world. It’s all so dreary. So when you meet someone like her you want to hold her, you want to hold on because she’s just a light and it’s wonderful to have that in our lives. ALEXANDRA ABENE: Yeah, especially in New York where everybody is like, I mean look at me, everywhere is all black all the time. JULIANA: Everyone wears all black. ALEXANDRA ABENE: Literally, me. So to see something like that is like so exciting. TOSHI SALVINO: So what I like most about looking otherworldly, that’s how I feel. I like to, kind of, bring other people into my like imaginary world with me and I am glad that I can do that through putting stuff on my face. TOSHI SALVINO: I am a hairstylist in real life, as I like to say. I wanted to go to art school but that wasn’t in the cards. So I went to Cosmetology school and it’s been like the best decision ever. Our clients are all awesome, interesting people in their own right too. REBECCA FAYE: The vibe of the salon is why she, you know, came to us because it’s just full of art, beauty, glitter and you know, I mean lots of hair colour and toys. So it suited her. She could be herself here, you know. I just let her do her thing. TOSHI SALVINO: I absolutely love being a hairstylist because like if I didn’t become a hairstylist, I would just be some weird hermit, recluse artist, like painting alone with cats or something. Nothing wrong with that but I like to make the colourful magic happen. TOSHI SALVINO: If a little kid sees me and they think that I am a fairy and they think fairies are real, then that makes me so happy. Yeah, I just kind of want to prove like, you can do whatever you want to and be confident. MAN: I was amazed at the colouring and the actual artwork and her hair and everything. It’s just beautiful. But just the way she looks and the way she carries herself, right away, it just put a smile on your face. It makes the day beautiful. TOSHI SALVINO: How would I define my look? I would like to say that I am mix up of whimsical fairy-tale, Harajuku fashion that stemmed from Goth and is running into neon lights leaving a trail of glitter because I do that, really.

100 thoughts on “I’m A Living Art Doll | HOOKED ON THE LOOK

  1. 💕

  2. " Painting alone with cats" literally me!!! 😂😂😂 IG @lunatechdesign just incase anyone wants to check out my art lol 🙈

  3. those tattoos are dope and the message is incredible

  4. Imagine being so self-absorbed that you set aside 3 hours to slap make-up on yourself 🤦‍♀️

  5. I think she is beauty she make my day ❤

  6. Damn she got a bf?

  7. Next up in addicted to skateing

  8. she should meet the Lolita and the goth

  9. she is my person

  10. WOW she's so good at art really and her Halloween makeup and outfit !!!!!!!!

  11. Aburrido

  12. #ILoveItImPastelGoth4Life🦄🎠😘😍😍👏👍👍💜😍😍😘🎠🦄


  14. She so pretty !!!

  15. She is so talented at makeup!!!!

  16. Did she day Brooklyn ny that's my name

  17. Wow… She is very very pretty like this !

  18. Ur make up is so perfect

  19. I wair stuff like her and everybody grudges me why can’t I move to New York

  20. KAWAII!!!

  21. Me there being scared of dolls….

  22. Oh I have that decease

  23. I just love her for being herself. Without any surgery! Beautiful 😘

  24. Oooo

  25. She’s happy , she’s not hurting anyone, she’s true to herself…. how can you hate that honestly

  26. her hair is just goals


  28. What a bright beautiful lady!

  29. Jeffree??

  30. boi ur nothing compared to this pixiee girl

  31. I love him <3

  32. She is gorgeous anybody can do anything and I believe, and if you don’t like how she is then leave 😢

  33. COOL MAKE-UP👍🏻✅

  34. She'd be a hella good cosplayer, i mean, she is a good cosplayer

  35. That's gonna be me but a soft girl and having anime everywhere

    Also 0% surgery

  36. LOL, SHE WAS WAY BETTER THAN ANYONE ELSE. She's still know what to do in her life and that's what makes her happy. I love how she deliver an art towards to everyone and she becomes more inspirational in my own opinion. I LIKE THIS GIRL. Who the F doesn't?

  37. Beautiful 😘😘😘

  38. Melanie Martinez vibes

  39. Can't wait to see her at 70 with all that make up on

  40. her friends looks like lady gaga

  41. my g0d she looks beautiful without the makeup bruh 1:01


  43. She’s good at makeup tho

  44. I saw tohru’s tail on her bed oMg

  45. jeffree star has left the chat

  46. 💙

  47. Girl- ’my body is a canvas’
    Me in 2nd grade – *draws satanic symbols and pentagram's on myself*

  48. 3 hours makeup… waaaah, so much patience and skill 🥰 I barely can handle basic makeup, skipping even that most of the time 💄 😂

  49. Her doll is so cute!!!!

  50. As long as youre not hurting anyone, do whatever you want.

  51. She is beautiful



  53. Shit..I cant do that but would love to! You go girl go…do you!

  54. Her friends are so cute 😃😃

  55. Your so pretty

  56. She's so cute I'm dead

  57. waiting for her to get ready for a date i would have to wait a week or so ——–no thanks lol

  58. shes kinda like a extreme melanie martinez

  59. ¿DRAG?

  60. I wish I could do the makeup look

  61. SMH🙈

  62. did someone notice FIR? 😅

  63. She's so cute

  64. i am a living art imvu doll

  65. I wish I was confident enough to dress more alt, I just shaved my head but I gotta start somewhere

  66. Oh My God You are so Beautiful and Magical! I would Love to meet you❤️❤️❤️❤️

  67. Mama ur beautiful doll 😍😜

  68. i think she needs to a youtube channel! her makeup skill so amazing and beautiful 😍😍😍

  69. Shes beautiful!!!

  70. i just did a scene queen transformation vlog but i desperately want her to transform me into her!!!

  71. 100% plastic

  72. Ur my inspiration I 💕 u

  73. The guy is so me. I hope i get the chance to see her lol blessed my day.

  74. That is NOT your name 😭😂

  75. she gets in the pool damn

  76. Girl, keep doing what you're doing – sick makeup!!!

  77. Oh my God this this video so much she is so nice and sweet I love her
    Look so much ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

  78. Toshi? All Might exist!

  79. Her style is so gorgeous

  80. Are these people human

  81. Next video. im a living brat doll

  82. This is pure art. Great work!

  83. 1:53 omg she cosplayed as Bulma from dragon ball XD

  84. I want to be you,you are amazing

  85. I’m better with this rather than Oli London or Pixie Cut or whoever who have done drastic things. She’s okay for me. What she does is more like a hobby (to me) and i don’t see she technically destroying herself. Keep it up!

  86. Your outfits are so cute but the make is kind of cute i guess…

  87. I love the way she looks I wish I was allowed to dress the way I want I’m 10 and though and not allowed to dress the way I want soo

  88. I love your look! You're brilliantly talented with cosmetics.. Your photos are amazing..

  89. When she said "if i didnt do hair id be a weird reclusive artist painting alone with cats" that really hit hard. She srsly described my entire life.

  90. Yes u are… big props to u, I'm lucky if I get up and put on lotion.

  91. you are so beautiful! 😀

  92. This made me cry, you are choosen by god beautiful soul. Keep lighting up the world baby girl. God chose you

  93. I should try that

  94. Me: I should try that

  95. I’m gonna try that

  96. It I can

  97. When I first started watching I was curious about how she was making a living if she was making herself look like a doll five to six days a week. Glad to see that she's able to still be herself at work and has such a great boss.

  98. I like that look it's joyfull

  99. I dont find it at all attractive. Shes much prettier without all that

  100. I’m so glad she doesn’t fake a high pitch voice because she wants to sound cute lol

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