Meet Friend of WLDKAT, Gabrielle Alvarez. We caught up with the LA-based makeup artist and photographer to see how she’s keeping herself centered, what IG accounts she peeps when she needs a hit of inspiration and what WKDKAT product she keeps close to maintain her iconic dewy skin.
Where ya living these days? I live in Los Angeles!
Preferred Pronouns: She/They
Give us a snapshot on “Who you are” in one sentence: Art nerd with bad bitch energy and a squishy heart
How do you start your day? COFFEE!!!!!
It’s the top of the New Year! What artists and podcasts are you listening to that’s helping you set your 2021 intentions? I love folk music to re-center myself, and hip hop to hype myself up, so I've been listening to a ton of Cotton Jones, and Megan Thee Stallion since the start of the new year. Keeping me inspired and focused!
What have you been working on lately that you’re super proud of? Some concept editorial beauty pieces I can't wait to share and designing my new apartment!
Your go-to WLDKAT product and why it’s claimed a spot on your skincare shelf? Coconut Water + Noni Fruit Electrolyte Spray can be at my side at all times, my dry skin looooves the extra boost of hydration throughout the day.
What’s one vice you wish you could give up? Rewatching the same shows over and over again as background noise 😆
I am happiest when I’m… I am happiest when I'm creating.
I’m stressed when… I'm stressed when I don't have my planner close by (forgetful AF)
What tv or movie character do you most identify with? Ilana from Broad City. 😊
What is the WILDEST thing on planet earth? Our beautiful planet earth and all the majesty it holds!
Favorite food? PIZZA
What are 3 selfcare essentials you cannot live without? My Gua Sha, my retinol, and Patchouli + Cherimoya Gel Cleanser.
What’s one thing that people don’t know about you? I'm naturally introverted and can be very shy until I get to know you.