I love being relatable and personable with my fans; it’s like an exchange of energy. If I’m feeling down, they’ll lift me up and vice versa.
the tweezers. In retrospect, I’m just glad the eyebrow gods gave me a second chance,” she joked. Ruby has definitely come a long way from those dark times but her days of experimenting with make-up aren’t over. “I received 100 lipsticks from Wende and it almost gave me a heart attack! How was I supposed to only choose one?” (Note: She didn’t; Ruby ended up mixing Interrogate and Trick). So how does being gender-fluid affect the way she approaches beauty? “Make-up – lipsticks in particular – makes you feel more glamorous,” she observes. “If I’m on stage, I might like something bolder and darker. If I’m in a girlie mood (which does happen!), lipsticks make me feel more puttogether, like I’m paying homage to a different side of me.” And finally, what would Ruby cook up if she is given free rein to create her own Vice? “I’ll go around and ask for one per cent of their colour, mix it all together and it will be something amazing! Maybe a glow-in-the-dark lippie that has its own music.”