Every year millions of people leave their native home lands and move to the United States in hopes of living a better life. From many of these trials and sufferings came real life changing success stories. So is the case of Doe Deere, founder of the make up brand Lime Crime, Doe Deere was born in Izhevsk, Russia with the given name is Xenia Vorotova. She was an ordinary child with big dreams of someday being a successful fashion designer in the United States. When she was 17 years of age, she and her mother and sister decided to move to America in 1998.
New York was the destination that the family of three women sought. This place represented everything that was good in the United States. The three women were plagued with many trials and hardships after arriving. Doe’s mother was an accountant in Russia, but her documents took an excessive amount of time to transfer. For this reason, she had to take jobs cleaning apartments for other people. To help out, Doe walked dogs to earn money. Things got really difficult, so the three women had to move to a homeless shelter, and rely on free meals from a local church.
After a while, Doe and her family were introduced to a social worker who helped them get on their feet. The mother obtained a job as an accountant, and the two girls went to school. Doe went to a Fashion Institute based on sketches of designs that she had created. Things were beginning to be more positive for the three women from Russia. In the year 2000, The entrepreneur adopted the byname Doe Deere, and in 2008, she Founded her own make up brand, Lime Crime. The product was an immediate success for Doe as she started with 35 employees in the Los Angeles. She became a great inspiration for women and other entrepreneurs all over the world. She credits America for providing her the opportunity to pursue her dream, and make it a reality. She encourages women to do as she did to follow her vision, and not give up.