Hello, my name is Dasia, but I am better known as “Goth Barbie”! I am the brains behind the Divine Goth Brand & CandyGoth Cosmetics. I am generally asked how did I come up with the idea to create a community geared towards the goth community? Here is the answer: On a Friday night, I found myself sitting alone in my home office dreaming of bringing back my cosmetics company, that I had launched a few years ago. While thinking of a name to call my new cosmetics company, I decided this time to honor my roots and create a goth-inspired cosmetics company.
I had been a goth since 2000 but not one company I had ever created or launched reflected the lifestyle I lived. The decision I made that night would eventually evolve into a community of Goth sites; Divine Goth, CandyGoth, Goth Wiki and Divine Goth Hub.
Turning Dreams Into Goals
I started with creating the color scheme and logo for my new Cosmetics company. This evolved into the realization that CandyGoth Cosmetics would appeal to non goths, with the theme of adding glitter and color to the darkness of goth.
As I went to my old cosmetics Instagram page and changed its name to CandyGoth. I decided to do one more thing, create a community for goths that focused on the darker aspects of goth. As CandyGoth was not going to be as dark of a company as I would like…on that day Divine Goth was born!
Divine Goth is the realization of a dream that started with the idea to offer glitter and color infused goth-themed makeup. While at the same time providing a place to discuss the gothic lifestyle, tell my goth story and have a place where goths can find each other. When I first started down this path years ago, I stumbled alone as a goth for a period of time before I met like-minded people. I did not call myself a goth until I found people like me, although I had been a goth for since the age of 16.
My goal is for people who are alts or non alts to join the Divine Goth Community and discover the other side of humanity. A place where darkness reigns as our stars shine!
*Note: I use the term goth freely to refer to alternatives as a whole. I am well aware that not all alternatives are goth but that all goths are alternatives.*