5 minutes with Elyse Taylor
PLACE OF BIRTH:
Watermelon juice or Rose
Frangipanis, they remind me of summer in Australia, and (embarrassingly) Reef suntan oil.
TOP 3 BEACHES?
Neilson's Bay Sydney, Parsley Bay Sydney, Nikki beach St Baths
BEST BEAUTY ADVICE YOU’VE BEEN GIVEN?
Have regular facials and keep your skin hydrated.
BEAUTY PRODUCTS YOU CANT’T LIVE WITHOUT?
Dr Colbert Cleanser and Toning facials, MUN aknari brightening serum
HOW WOULD YOU SAY AUSTRALIAN WOMEN DO BEAUTY DIFFERENTLY THAN AMERICAN?
I think Australian women have perfected a natural polished look, focusing on healthy dewi skin… Less is always more I think with makeup.
WHAT ARE SOME POPULAR AUSTRALIAN BEAUTY BRANDS YOU LOVE?
Aside from "the base".... I use paw paw ointment and organic rosehip oil from the organic rosehip skincare.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SCENT?
It's actually discontinued but I feel like I bought every last one, Bvlgari omnia (the brown one).
MUSIC OF CHOICE?
WOMEN YOU MOST ADMIRE?
I try to surround myself with strong, positive, inspiring women that I can learn from and grow with… They include Jess hart, Lauren Santo Domingo and Carolyn Murphy.
ADVICE YOU WOULD GIVE THE NEXT GENERATION OF WOMEN?
Life is getting faster, and more complex and aggressive to an extent, so I think just to simplify things as much as you can. It's also important to focus on your own health and happiness, so you can be your best. Set boundaries early on.
WHAT QUALITIES IN WOMEN INSPIRE YOU?
Inner strength, humor, kindness, openness, loyalty, and never compromise on your values and beliefs.
I LOOK FOR INSPIRATION IN?
My friends, my family and travels throughout the world experiencing different cultures.
3 WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOUR WORK?
Fun, focused, determined
WORK YOU ARE MOST PROUD OF?
My most recent work with Victoria's Secret, Bonds and being involved with their 100yr Anniversary, and my first VOGUE cover