I had only been in Chiang Mai for a few days when I decided to go to an elephant sanctuary and spend a day with a group of rescued elephants. It's still one of the most memorable experiences, and one of the highlight of my trip to Chiang Mai. We drove about an hour away from the city, until we reached a park in the middle of the jungle.
I travel the world for inspiration for my Global Beauty Collection. The Swedish forest is filled with arctic treasures which have the richest concentrations of antioxidants and vitamins. In fact, the plants grown here are some of the most resilient in the world. These were a few of my favorite discoveries.
I'm a true nature girl at heart but I love cities! There is something about the energy and pulse of a city I just can’t get enough of. However, the pollutants in the city air tend to make skin dry, vulnerable and susceptible to all sorts of skin issues. Of course, we all know dirty air isn’t great for the skin, but did you know it can actually add years to your face?
Could you tell me a little bit about the inspiration behind Studio Naenna?
The inspiration behind Studio Naenna has evolved over the years but the main goal is to support and represent handloom weavers in the international market, and acknowledge the beauty and skill of their handmade items.
MIKAEL tells the story of a man, despite his current circumstances, travels back to his ancentral home of Iraq to pursue a lifelong dream of becoming a professional soccer player. When most films we see about the Middle East focus on war and violence, MIKAEL is a story of hope that shows another side of the Middle East.