5 minutes with Lisa Messenger
Oh so many – if you were a school friend – Messo…
Place of birth?
Top 3 beaches?
Camp Cove, Sydney. The Pass, Byron. The Bower, Manly.
What is the best beauty advice you've been given?
Be as natural as you can.
Which beauty products you can't live without?
Sodashi - Calming Rose Face Mist (and really anything natural, chemical free and not tested on animals)
Which Australian beauty products you love?
What is the most important thing Australian women value above all else when it comes to beauty?
Self awareness, confidence, authenticity.
Beauty DIY'S you swear by?
I believe beauty starts from the inside out, if you feel healthy inside you will glow on the outside! So I start every day with a different blend green smoothie, as well as lemon in hot water. I also do regular facials at home with a range of beautiful natural products, natural is key to healthy skin!
Which women do you admire most?
Oprah, Amy Pohler, Michelle Obama, Cathie Reid, Jen Hawkins.
Advice would you give the next generation of women?
Be yourself and know that absolutely anything is possible.
What qualities in women inspire you?
Authenticity, fearlessness, gratitude, staying humble and grounded.
Where do you look for inspiration?
Everything. If you are open there is inspiration absolutely everywhere.
Three words to describe your work?
Empowering, inspiring, motivating.
Work are you most proud of?
collectivehub.com has been my biggest journey in life to date. I did not have a magazine background and the Collective print magazine is now in 37 countries and inspiring entrepreneurs and creatives all over the world. It is truly testament to my mantra “anything’s possible”.
Check out The Collective magazine at www.collectivehub.com