Five minutes with model Grace Mahary
Health and beauty editor Katherine Flemming caught up with top model Grace Mahary backstage at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Read on for her favourite type of exercise, most-used app and more.
So you’re the only Canadian model at the VS show, very exciting.
GM: Very much!
Bath or shower?
GM: Ooh, I love a bath.
Blow dry or air dry?
GM: Blow dry.
Lipstick or lip gloss?
GM: Lip gloss – no! Lipstick [laughs].
It’s a hard one.
Lip statement or eye statement?
GM: Ooh… lip statement.
Ocean or lake?
Cardio or strength?
Favourite place in the world?
GM: My country, Eritrea.
Best thing that happened this year?
GM: This show [laughs].
GM: Umm, my family friend.
The last place you bought something?
GM: Victoria’s Secret!
GM: No, in New York.
Most beautiful woman in the world?
GM: My mother.
Most beautiful man in the world?
GM: My father [laughs]. Sorry!
Best beauty advice you’ve been given or want to give?
GM: Stay confident and believe in yourself.
GM: Less is more.
Any skincare secrets?
GM: Rooibos tea. I love drinking it.
Is there anything you’re currently obsessed with?
GM: Umm… swimsuits [laughs]. Now that I’m doing this show and I’m going to St. Barth’s next week.
Wax, shave or laser?
Where would you live besides where you’re living now?
GM: Somewhere warm, on a beach.
Best present you’ve ever received?
GM: I’m grateful for any present, actually.
That’s good. Three words to describe yourself?
GM: Fun, energetic, giving.
GM: Love and Basketball.
iPhone or Android?
Coolest thing in this room?
GM: The energy.
GM: Dish, you mean?
GM: Fish and roasted veg.
Dogs or cats?
Favourite spa treatment?
Last country visited?
GM: Umm, Canada.
Heels or flats?
Leather or lace?
Skill you’d love to master?
GM: Playing the piano.
Best way to de-stress?
Three things you can’t live without?
GM: My phone, my family, and a blow dryer [laughs].
So you blow dry your own hair?
And the last person you texted?
GM: My boyfriend!