At first, she hated me. I left her hair in rollers for hours, and #letsbefrank they got a bit stuck. But when she caught a glimpse of her babe’n self in the mirror, all relationships were restored.
After starring in my latest campaign, she is smoother than ever and was relaxed and revived in time for her exams. #yourewelcome.
Emma Alexandra Downey.
Fun fact – my parents originally named me Alexandra, but then changed it after 9 months.
I just turned 21 and I’m headed to Japan to celebrate.
A weak (I can’t really handle it), soy (lactose intolerant), capp (I like to eat the chocolate).
Broccoli – it’s fun, like little trees on your plate. I don’t find it too flavoursome, whereas capsicum I find overwhelming and I can’t do it.
Best item of clothing you’ve ever bought?
Black Leather Jacket from All Saints – UK. Long lasting.
What’s the first thing you think of when you wake up?
Ten more minutes. Ten more ten minutes.
Then, what’s the first thing you do?
Go downstairs and make a cup of tea.. Black tea, dash of milk.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
When I was 5, probably a chef. I had those plastic ovens, and used to ‘cook’ playdoh.
When I was 10, a girl boss. Dad is a bit of a man boss, so I think I was inspired from there. I was a bit of a leader from year 4 onwards, always power hungry and winning in the playground.
Has that changed now?
I still feel the same and will be a girl boss. I also still cannot cook to save my life – one day I might learn. Or I won’t.
If you weren’t modeling, what do you think you would be doing?
Ha, maybe learning how to cook, or going to the gym. I only work as a model 1 full day a week, which is perfect to pay the bills and keep me happy.
What made you want to study engineering?
When I was in high-school, I had a massive passion for maths and science. My degree is one that was in a desperate need for more women. Monash was offering benefits, and who doesn’t love a benefit or two.
#letsbefrank a babe with brains is my type of babe.
How do you balance your study commitments with the other aspects of your life?
It’s hard, I won’t lie. But, on a Sunday night when I’m stressing about what I have to do for the week, I take the time to prioritise day by day. #letsbefrank, it’s never done that way, but I gain some clarity and guidance for the week.
Are you a bath or shower babe?
Shower for the daily grind, baths for relaxation, sore muscles and watching tv shows. I just don’t love washing myself in dirty soap, so I always find myself in a pickle.
Best (but perhaps wackiest) beauty tip you live by?
My face skin is a lot whiter than my body skin, and this upsets me. The reason is obvious, I exfoliate my face daily, rubbing off the dry skin. I also take care in putting sunscreen on my face, so it never gets dark like the rest of my body.
My tip – get glow pads – they are fake tan for your face. Simple terms, face wipes.
Method: Exfoliate with frank, #obvs, then rub your face with the tan and you’ll wake up super brown and your teeth looking all white. You can thank me later.
If you were a scrub, which flavour would you be?
Coconut – because I’m crazy like a coconut.
What is your #bodylove quote?
Workout because you love your body, not because you hate it.
Who should frank put on his to-scrub/dirty talk list?
Tina Fey is my girlcrush. She is a serious girl boss. I like that.
You study, I’ll watch. Then I’ll race you to the shower. #letsbefrank