50 Questions with style influencer Alyssa Lynch
Part of the enviable Revolve Hampton’s family, half Instagram power couple with Jordan Taylor Wright, and just all round babe, Alyssa Lynch is our latest style crush… and we’ve fallen hard.
Currently residing in Los Angeles where she juggles acting gigs with her YouTube and Instagram content creation, if this one isn’t already part of your morning IG ritual – we’d be putting her there pretty damn fast.
Here, we’re chatting to her about everything from how Jordan got her into Instagram to the best gift she’s received as an influencer.
1. Best beauty product of all time? IGK hair texture spray
2. Five beauty products you can’t live without? Kopari body lotion, Kopari rose toner, Too-faced chocolate scented bronzer, IGK hair texture spray, Lush body soaps
3. Hair “done” or messy? Messy
4. Makeup or no makeup? No makeup
5. Favourite fragrance? Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb
6. Favourite item of clothing? My “Shop Re-Done” denim jeans
7. Favourite fashion brand? Too many to pick a favourite
8. Sneakers or heels? Heels
9. Gym or exercising outdoors? Outdoors
10. Yoga or running? Yoga
11. Healthy eating or treating yourself? Both
12. Can you cook? I love trying. Baking and “assembling” is what I’m best at
13. Favourite food? Vegan cookies
14. Favourite drink? Red wine
15. Best place to eat out? Dinner: Little Door in West Hollywood. Coffee and toast: Turf Living in Vancouver, BC. Brunch: Plant food & Wine in Venice, CA
16. Happiest moment? Getting stuck in a rainstorm in Maui with my boyfriend
17. Saddest moment? Watching the documentary ‘Earthlings’
18. Instagram or Snapchat? Instagram
19. Blog or YouTube? Both
20. Iphone or camera? Camera
21. Type of camera? Canon 1dx (thanks to my boyfriend)
22. VSCO cam or Snapseed? I don’t know what these are… is that bad?!
23. Facetune or untouched? Untouched, unless I’ve adventured that week and have multiple bruises and scrapes on my legs that need some smoothing
24. Favourite filter? Taylorcutfilms pre set filters… 🙂
25. 9-5 job or full-time influencer? Full-time influencer
26. How did you first get your start in media? I’ve been acting since I was little, so I got into the media world through doing film/TV. I started Instagram after I met my boyfriend
27. Top career tip? Take risks
28. How much time goes into a normal picture found on your Instagram account? Sometimes five minutes… sometimes 30
29. What’s your top Instagram tip? Be you. Be genuine
30. Who takes your pics? @taylorcutfilms (aka Jordan Wright aka my boyfriend)
31. Most exciting moment since being an influencer? Getting to go to the Hamptons with Revolve
32. Most terrifying moment since being an influencer? Seeing the egos that people grow after seeing success so fast
33. Best campaign you’ve ever worked on? A Buick campaign at Coachella. It was so fun!
34. The best gift you’ve ever received as an influencer? This bag from Furla. It is the cutest little purse with a record player on it…. I love it!
35. Last thing you googled? Vegan restaurants near me
36. Favourite film? ‘500 Days of Summer’, ‘Midnight in Paris’ ‘Good Will Hunting’
37. Favourite book? ‘Salt’ – Nayyirah Waheed
38. Favourite song? ‘Creep’ by Radiohead, ‘Here Comes the Sun’ by The Beatles, ‘Sweet Disposition’ by Joseph Greer
39. Favourite band? Little India
40. Living in the city or living by the beach? By the beach
41. Favourite travel destination? Bondi Beach, Australia
42. Going out clubbing or quiet dinner with friends? QUIET DIN!
43. Partner or single? Partner
44. Siblings? Little brother named Hayden
45. What city are you currently living in? Los Angeles
46. Celebrity girl crush? Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Portman, Adele
47. Celebrity boy crush? Spiderman (you can guess which one)
48. Pets? No.. But one day… A bull dog named bagel… or a little husky [oh, don’t make our heart melt!]
49. Top five Instagram accounts to follow? @taylorcutfilms, @jacob, @leefromamerica, @shutthekalecup, @taramilktea… and so many more
50. Favourite quote you live by? “Be whoever the f*ck you want to be and don’t let your dreams be dreams”
All images: @alyssalynch