WOW | Life's Beautiful
Anjana Baraili is the face of various brands like Himalaya Face Care Nepal and Aavaran Skin Clinic. Born in Dhading, Anjana is a fashion model, beautician and Tiktok enthusiast. The ambitious talent aims to win the Miss Nepal crown someday. Besides, Anjana is a social butterfly who loves trying out new cuisines. Having participated on shows like Dhaka Bridal Show 2019, Gem and Jewellery Fashion Runway, Anjana is a go-getter!
Text: Anushka Shrestha
MUA: Pragati Maharjan
Photo: Ram Tandukar
A go getter, spontaneous, joyful and helpful
Currently busy with
Before lockdown, I used to be busy with my professional product brand, advertisement, photo shoots, and fashion shows but recently, I have been too crazy with TikTok where I am exploring my gamut skills like dancing, acting and I spend most of my time on it doing research, looking for ideas to make it more creative. Also, I am busy in making business proposal for one of our fashion events.
What do you love about your work
I find a lot of opportunities in my profession where one canshowcase his/her talent and get noticed too. The loveliest part is that we need to always be inventive so that we can make new creative outputs.
What makes a person beautiful
Respect and dignity
What makes you beautiful
What makes life beautiful
Family and expectations turning into reality
What tickles your funny bones
What makes you smile
Seeing my family members being happy gives me satisfaction. Besides, increasing number in my TikTok likes and followers make me happy and excited too.
Sandeep Chhetri and Indian actor comedian Sunil Grover as ‘Guthi’ are my favourite people.
Best therapy for happiness
‘Me’ time is essential for positive mental health. Spending time doing things that inspire me makes me happy whether it’s a cup of self-made tea, dancing or making TikTok creative, watching TV, or reading my holy book.
Victoria’s secret as it makes me feel fresh.
You are addicted to
On your wish list
To participate in Miss Nepal, to make myself fit as a brand promoter for different products, and to become a stylish fashion runway model.
You stay fit by
I am a taekwondo player (half black belt) and I love to do regular physical fitness exercises like stretching, and I eat home cooked organic food to make myself fitter.
Best year of your life
Every year has been my best year as I have been learning new things and also upgrading my experiences and skills but I think the best year is yet to come.
My new hair colour
I drink a lot of water, fresh fruits and do homemade organic treatment as part of my skin care.
Malvika Subba has always been motivating me. I follow her and also wish I could do something worth like she has been doing. Also, Kangana Ranawat for her boldness, carefree attitude and her struggle from a village girl to one of the most successful actors.
Always in you handbag
My holy book, wallet, makeup, sanitiser, wipes, mobile charger with power bank and perfume.
What do you do to unwind
Listen to soothing music or write as I feel more relaxed after I write about my feelings. One way is to keep a diary.
Favourite holiday destination
Darjeeling and Sikkim
You always struggle with
Waking up early
Best thing about being you…
Joyful, friendly, well-disciplined are my few traits that makes me best among all odds.
Make up can’t do without
Lip balm, moisturiser, sunscreen, serum
Favourite makeup brands
Pixi, Estee Lauder, MAC
Things you absolutely do to look your best
Good attire, well managed hair, clean face and a smile
On a bad hair day
Every day I have my messy hairstyle
One tip you learnt that makes you photo ready
My smile & confidence
How do you utilise your spare time
Researching and finding new creative stuffs like Tiktok trending videos, learning makeup tips on YouTube, practicing dance, singing songs and reading books
Books or movies
Books because I love to gain knowledge and reading books also helps me grow my vocabulary skills
To trust people quickly and resemble their habits like my own
Favourite place to eat in Kathmandu
Local food in Basantapur andPatan
One thing you can’t do without
I love humming songs unmindful of the situation