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You’re about to see Maya Henry take over the modeling world

You're about to see Maya Henry take over the modeling world

Mannequin, actress, activist, Instagram gal, and new Galore Cowl Woman, Maya Henry, will not be in your radar but, however she positive as hell ought to be. 

Already modeling for the likes of Dolce & Gabbana (a dream), this 18-year-old cutie from Texas is straight killing it.

Maya additionally runs her personal charity, named Maya’s Nook, which helps deliver meals, provides and schooling to younger youngsters in want in Texas.

We obtained to sit down with Galore Cowl Woman, Maya Henry, about her charity, her modeling and appearing aspirations, her heroes (trace: it’s in the household), and her magnificence and skincare dos-and-don’ts. Take a look at the unique interview and photoshoot under!

What merchandise do you swear by on your pores and skin?

I don’t actually swear by something as a result of my pores and skin modifications a lot due to touring, being a lady, and so forth. I all the time exfoliate my pores and skin with Dr. Lancer’s scrub earlier than washing my face with the morning burst face wash by Clear & Clear.

I additionally use IS Medical lively serum as a result of it actually helps clear my pores and skin when it’s breaking out. Lastly, I all the time use moisturizer with SPF in the morning to shield my pores and skin.

What  have make-up artists backstage at the exhibits and on shoots taught you on magnificence?

The artists I work with are all my good associates. I often work with the similar ones all the time. I’ve discovered what colours to use on my eye colour to make them pop, how to placed on particular person lashes, and in addition I like to purchase the foundations they use on my pores and skin to match my tones and ensure it seems to be pure. Much less is all the time extra.

What are your winter ​make-up prerequisites​?

My winter prerequisites are 111 Pores and skin Area anti-age day cream as a result of it retains my pores and skin moisturized. Additionally a great purple/berry lip. Black Magic 630 by Dolce and Gabbana is nice for winter.

Bodysuit: Stylist’s personal, Earrings: White Fox, Rings: Anne Sisteron & Ben Bridge

Bralette: Home of CB, Shorts: White Fox, Belt: Diesel, Boots: PF Kaufman, Earrings: Daniel Espinosa, Fur: Classic

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How was it strolling for the iconic designer, Dolce and Gabbana? How did this chance come about?

It was so surreal. The primary present I walked was the Alta Moda present in Mexico Metropolis. I truly opened the present which was so sudden. I met them in New York after I watched the Alta Moda present there. Immediately the designers and I had a connection and it simply all went on from there! I really like everybody at DG. It’s like an enormous household.

What model are you dying to collaborate or work for subsequent?

For now I really like working with Dolce. They’re so variety and caring. They’ve superb garments and exhibits! I’m not too set on one model however I’ll see what comes my approach in the future!

How do you retain your pores and skin and hair flawless whereas jet setting throughout the globe?

I attempt not to blowdry or use scorching instruments on my hair if I don’t want to. I like to let my hair air dry and I really like Bay Breeze hair remedy photographs by the Dry Bar. My hair is so delicate after I exploit them.

Additionally, I really like a thick moisturizer whereas I’m touring as a result of my pores and skin will get so dry. Washing off make-up is also a key for me. So, all the time wash off your make-up regardless of how drained you’re!

Bodysuit: Stylist’s personal, Earrings: White Fox, Rings: Anne Sisteron & Ben Bridge

Bralette: Home of CB, Shorts: White Fox, Belt: Diesel, Boots: PF Kaufman, Earrings: Daniel Espinosa, Fur: Classic

Favourite hair product at the second?

I really like the shampoo and conditioner by Solar Bum. Additionally, their depart in conditioner spray is superb. The odor of all of their merchandise is my favourite. Smells like the seashore!

What’s your largest magnificence indulgence?

I really like the Tatcha luminous pores and skin mist! I really like to spray it on when my make-up is completed as a result of it provides you a pleasant glow. It’s simply so costly, however it’s value it.

Are you a lipgloss or lipstick type of woman​?

I really like an excellent lip gloss. I really like the way it makes your lips look juicy. However, I additionally like to placed on lipstick and layer it with gloss for additional colour and keep. One in every of my favourite lip glosses is the Victoria’s Secret magnificence rush in Sweet Child. It’s a fairly mild shade and it smells and tastes like sweet!

What’s your go-to nail shade?

Dolce and Gabbana nail lacquer in Innocence. I put on it once I stroll the runway as a result of it’s an excellent nude colour.

What make-up product do you assume is the most underrated and why?

Maybelline clear mascara. If you’d like a no make-up look you need to use it in your lashes, and I additionally use it as a forehead gel. It’s a really reasonably priced product!

Prime, bottoms, footwear, & earrings: Dolce & Gabbana, Ring: Eriness, Bracelets: Ben Bridge

Prime: TLZ L’Femme, Earrings: White Fox, Choker: Anne Sisteron, Chaps: KSLAM, Gloves: Ritual, Boots: Dolce & Gabbana

Prime, bottoms, footwear, & earrings: Dolce & Gabbana, Ring: Eriness, Bracelets: Ben Bridge

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​​What product in your make-up bag do you by no means depart residence  with out?

Concealer. Even when I don’t put on any make-up, I all the time have concealer in my purse. My favourite one is the Cle de Peau in ivory.

What’s your woman energy motto?

Ladies supporting ladies! I feel that is essential as a result of I don’t assume it’s good for women to tear one another down. I feel we should always help and encourage one another. Being imply or tearing one another down gained’t get you additional in life, and in the finish you’ll have no associates to assist again up you up.

Who’s your  style icon?

Rosie Huntington Whitley. She clothes stylish, however in a cool and attractive means. She undoubtedly has been my favourite since I used to be a younger woman.

Who’s your hero and why?

My mother and grandma are my heroes. They’re such robust, highly effective ladies. With my grandma going by means of breast most cancers, everybody was devastated. She stored such a constructive angle all through all of her remedies and she or he beat most cancers!

My mother is such a hardworking and caring mom. She raised my brother and I by educating us to look after others and to give again. I feel she is going to nonetheless be touring with me for the remainder of my life. We’re inseparable! I might say she is my greatest good friend.

Prime: KSLAM, Shorts: White Fox, Belt: Diesel, Boots: PF Kaufman, Earrings: Daniel Espinosa

Inform us extra about your charity, Maya’s Nook?

I began Maya’s Nook once I was round eight years previous. I might all the time assist at my dad’s turkey giveaway, and I felt so dangerous for all the little youngsters standing in line for hours simply to get a turkey to eat on Thanksgiving. I made a decision to have a piece reduce off the place all the youngsters might wait, play with animals, and have some meals.

It then become me elevating cash for animal shelters and handing out faculty provides to decrease revenue faculties in Texas. That is undoubtedly one thing I would like to broaden to Mexico and round the US. I would like younger youngsters to have the alternative to understand how necessary it’s to have an schooling.

What emoji greatest describes you?

I might say the 🤠 emoji. I’m all the time glad, and naturally it has a cowboy hat, as a result of I’m from Texas!

What’s the secret to self-confidence?

I used to wrestle with confidence as a younger woman being obese. I used to be by no means the “popular girl” in class and I didn’t actually have associates. As I received older, I noticed simply because you’ve gotten a bunch of buddies it doesn’t imply you’re completely happy in life.

I feel simply staying true to the place you come from and who you’re is essential. Typically you end up on Instagram taking a look at different women and being like, “Oh, her body is perfect and I need to look like that.” No! Everyone seems to be totally different in their very own means. I all the time inform myself I would like to be the greatest model of Maya Henry, not another person.

I feel as you become old you develop into extra self-confident. It’s necessary to not pay attention to unfavorable issues others have to say. My grandma would all the time inform me everybody is gorgeous and God made everybody particular in their very own approach. There isn’t any secret – it’s simply one thing you’ve gotten to construct extra time.

Who can be in your woman band and what would you identify the band?

My woman band can be my grandma as a backup dancer as a result of she loves to dance. My mother I really feel can be a rapper/hype woman. I might additionally need Hannah Montana, as a result of I grew up watching her and regardless of how previous I’m I’ll nonetheless love her music. I feel we might be referred to as The Divas.

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Bodysuit: Stylist’s personal, Earrings: White Fox, Rings: Anne Sisteron & Ben Bridge

Your loved ones loves an enormous celebration. Who can be your excellent get together visitor (lifeless or alive) to play or attend your subsequent household bash?

My household does love to throw events!! I might undoubtedly need George Michael. His music was the greatest and you may dance to it.

What’s the final track you performed on Spotify?

“Me&U” by Cassie.

Since shifting to NYC, how is the courting scene in contrast to LA or Texas?

I don’t date boys that a lot as a result of I’m all the time touring. Additionally I’m nonetheless 18, so I really feel like I’m in no rush to date anybody actually. If I meet somebody, then nice! It’s simply not one thing I would like to rush.

Boy crush at the second?

I don’t have one at the second however younger Leonardo DiCaprio is all the time my boy crush!

What’s your favourite come again to haters?

I don’t also have a comeback. I simply ignore them. Truthfully, hate feedback make me chuckle they usually have by no means upset me. It’s greatest not to give haters any time or power!

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Bathing suit- I.AM.GIA., Boots: Dolce & Gabbana, Prime: Abodi, Sun shades: Bonnie & Clyde, Rings: Bea Bongiasca, Necklace: Zoe Chicco, Earrings: Michael John

Prime & bottoms: The Blonds, Earrings & bracelet: Dolce & Gabbana, Boots: PS Kaufman

For those who might swap locations with anybody for the day, who wouldn’t it be and why?

Kate Middleton. It might be so cool to be a princess for a day that has an superior household with cute youngsters and in addition will get to do charity work and assist individuals. How good would that be?!

What’s subsequent for Maya in 2019?

What’s subsequent for me is to proceed modeling and begin making an attempt to act extra. I undoubtedly will proceed charity work and would love to give you the chance to work with UNICEF. I additionally plan to proceed with school and pursue my dream of being a human rights lawyer.

Photographs: Prince and Jacob

Styling: Manny Jay

Hair: Christian Wooden

Make-up: Francesca Colot

Styling Assistant: B. Corleto


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