ECHO readers have come out in support of a former call-centre worker who was able to pack in her 9-5 job to embark on a career as a full-time influencer.

Natasha Foster managed to grow her online following to 100,000 fans and has brands queuing up to work with her.

Sharing her story with the ECHO, the 22-year-old revealed she now spends her days working with brands, jet-setting around the world and running her own eyelashes company.

Natasha started earning enough money from brand deals on her social media channels that she was able to quit working a 40 hour week in a call centre.

ECHO readers have heaped support on the young influencer, who describes herself as a 'curvy' model, praising her figure, her charitable work and new career path.

Taking to our Facebook page, Steven Shanley said: "Good for her! She's happy, beautiful and making her way in life. Best wishes to her, Sheila and Steve Shanley"

Phil Read said: "She found a gap in the market and took advantage of it. Well done, Natasha. 100,000 followers do she must be doing something right."

Julia Elizabeth Watkins said: "She looks fabulous"

Brian Hepworth said: "Good on you. Girl you rock"

David Dawson said: "good luck girl."

Laydee Langlois said: "Beautiful, compassionate, successful and supports the incredible charity Mind. Well done lovely!"

Helen C Murphy said: Good on her! A young entrepreneur, seeing a gap in the market & making a stand for mental health & body positivity"

While Suzanne Moore said: "She's absolutely correct about slaving away for someone who would replace you in a heartbeat. Girl's got her head screwed on."

Natasha told the ECHO: "We hated working for companies who just use you for 40 hours a week, can replace you in a second and then it gets to payday and you still can't pay your bills.

"I also saw a gap in the industry. We tried lots of different lash brands and none were to our liking."

With her friend Pippa Sampson-Jones, the model started an eyelash company named Mood Lashes.

The influencer also uses her social media following to raise awareness of mental health issues and to support relevant charities.

Natasha added: "Pippa has always supported the charity Mind.

"I loved the idea of supporting the charity because we wanted to give back.

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"We've both suffered with our mental health.

"We've both always been in the shadows of other people and we don't want girls or boys to feel that way."

Many others ECHO readers commented saying "good on you" and "good luck".