Today, we will get to know one of our Brand Ambassadors, Alana! She is full of encouragement, love, and kindness! She can talk to anyone and is just such a positive ray of sunshine! So, without further ado let’s see what she has to share with us!
What is your name? Alana
What is your Instagram name? Alana_von_teese
Are you single, married, have kids, or don't have kids, or pets?
2 kids-Sammy 6, Gabby 3, 2 cats, and 2 Guinea pigs.
What is your job? Do you love it or loathe it? Why? I'm a Psychotherapist, and I specialize in Trauma. I love it, I get to use my natural gifts of compassion, empathy, and healing to help others thrive.
What is your favorite color(s)? Red and black
What is your favorite season, and why? Please let us know what we can find you doing during these months. Fall, you'll find me horseback riding, at cider mills, and planning for Halloween.
What thing(s) do you do to calm yourself or get you back to being grounded? I need alone time, time at the gym, and anything on or by the water. It replenishes the peace I need for my soul!
Are you more shy or outgoing? Outgoing!
On your day(s) off what can we find you doing? Spending time with my family, exercising, and modeling.
Are you a salty or sweet treat lady? I'm sweet and sassy!!
What is your favorite holiday, and why? Halloween. I love to decorate in all things witchy and spooky. I dress up as Morticia Addams, it's one of my favorite movies
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Why? I would go to Sicily, France, and England, where my family is from.
What are your fears? Not being safe and loved. That my kids are as well.
If you could give advice to fellow ladies, what would it be? Be yourself and purge anyone sucking the light out of you. Stop caring what society and people think, you will be surprised how many good people will be guided you when you live authentically. .. And please wear red lipstick, you'll thank me!
What is your goal(s) in life? Why are those currently your goal(s)? Being happy, healthy, raising children the same way, feeling loved, supported and free with my Man.
What has been the hardest lesson to learn so far in your life? Not everyone that you love has your back or loves you the same. It's okay to move on from their people, blood or not. Make your own family and you'll thrive.
How would your family and friends describe you? Loving, intelligent, empathetic, fun, loyal
Who in your life do you look up to the most? Why? Dita von Teese! She is unapologetically herself. Sexy, smart, intelligent, independent, and badass woman.
What makes you unique? The love and compassion for people and animals I have.
What do you love about doing boudoir photoshoots? The fun I have with the other ladies, especially Cat. I feel so confident and beautiful!
What made you decide to be a Brand Ambassador for Alter Ego Boudoir? I wanted to show other women that you are beautiful no matter what size you are. Beauty comes from self-love and confidence, I wanted to be a woman to look up to for others.
What are you looking forward to the most from becoming a Brand Ambassador?
The friendships I'll build, the increase in self-confidence and self-love, and the authenticity of being myself to inspire other women to own their bodies and beauty