Our newest member of the Organice Your Life® family is top model Teresa Lourenco. Born in Trinidad, and raised in Germany, she currently lives in NYC with her young family. You might have seen her face in multiple advertising campaigns throughout the years, as well as her lead roll in Lenny Kravitz’ “Again” video. She has a young, healthy daughter and lives a Raw food lifestyle. From now on she will share her secrets to her perfect physique with us, as well as how to raise a child on a mostly raw and vegan diet.
5 Quick questions with top model Teresa Lourenco.
1. You are a rawfoodie, what does that mean?
Teresa: Being a rawfoodie means eating everything that is still alive and uncooked. Once you cook foods above 104 degrees it looses all the enzymes and most of the vitamins and minerals. The diet consist of eating fresh vegetables , nuts , seeds,salads and fruit in the purest form . Nothing is processed.
2. What is your favorite food?
Teresa: I have so many favorite foods. A few things I couldn’t live with out are coconuts , avocado, kale, hemp seeds, water melon, spinach, lemons all fruits and green leaves and salads. My favorite meal is a huge salad with mixed greens preferable fresh from the farmers market with avocado , hemp seeds, olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt and cayenne pepper.
3. Favorite restaurant in NYC?
Teresa: My favorite restaurants are Pure Food and Wine, Caravan of Dreams , Quintessence and ABC Kitchen. Sorry couldn’t just pick one. If I had to choose just one it would be Pure Food and Wine. These are just my favorite spots in NYC.
4. What is your easy thing to take care of your skin or take off makeup?
Teresa: An easy take on skin is to eat the right foods. The purer the better. What you put into you body reflects to your skin. My skin care lines are very cheap and very simple.I wash my face with Dessert essence tea tree oil( I have been using it for over 10 years) . Then I spray my face with pure Rose water from Heritage.( Been using rose oil for 16 years). My moisturizers and serum’s are the only things that I switch up but it has to be natural preferably organic . I love organic Argan oil for my face at night. For my body I use pure coconut oil or rose oil . I take my make up off with Rose water.
5. Favorite memory of a photo shoot? My favorite memories of photo shoots are always the one’s shooting in a tropical Island and feeling like I am on a vacation rather than at work. Eating fresh local foods and drinking lots of coconut water. I have always been the one to request coconuts whenever I am working in a tropical place.
Teresa in Lenny Kravitz “Again” video:
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