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5 minutes with Akila Berjaoui

5 minutes with Akila Berjaoui

FULL NAME: akila berjaoui

 

NICK NAME: arky, knickeres, sparky, keeks!

 

STAR SIGN: Leo

 

PLACE OF BIRTH: Northern NSW, Australia

SUMMER DRINK? Moscow mule

 

SUMMER SMELL? summer rain

 

TOP 3 BEACHES? this is a really difficult question to answer... margaret river, tamarama and the little beaches off the isle of Capri.

BEST BEAUTY ADVICE YOU’VE BEEN GIVEN? get to sleep early, drink plenty of h2o and always have fun

 

BEAUTY PRODUCTS YOU CANT’T LIVE WITHOUT? Natural Organic Rose Hip Oil, without a doubt. oh and that ausssie staple, Paw Paw ointment

 

HOW WOULD YOU SAY AUSTRALIAN WOMEN DO BEAUTY DIFFERENTLY THAN AMERICAN? i feel we are more natural. we wear less make up, we are bare footed, id say, we are far more effortless 

 

WHAT ARE SOME POPULAR AUSTRALIAN BEAUTY BRANDS YOU LOVE? well yours of course, stellar range Lara, really. i also love Kosmea, Aesop, Trilogy, to name a few. 

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SCENT? Chloe. and that of my husband

 

WOMEN YOU MOST ADMIRE? i admire any woman who walks to the beat of her own drum. 

 

ADVICE YOU WOULD GIVE THE NEXT GENERATION OF WOMEN? follow your heart, do what u want to do. and enjoy life, have fun! don't take it all so seriously.

 

WHAT QUALITIES IN WOMEN INSPIRE YOU?  i admire strength, sassiness, creativity, honesty, confidence, fun and most of all, an i don't give a shit attitude. 

 

I LOOK FOR INSPIRATION IN? everywhere! i look everywhere, on the street, fashion, in books, cinema, music, and most especially in travel.

 

3 WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOUR WORK? sexy, natural, provocative.

 

WORK YOU ARE MOST PROUD OF? anything I've shot on film on my travels.  

 

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