Lorena Craven - Bellacures

Lorena Craven

Occupation: Operations at Green Fuse Botanicals, Amabassador at India Hicks, Pacific Palisades Woman's Club


What is the most important “job” in your life right now?

Adjusting slowly to an empty nest, pacing myself and exploring what I would like the next chapter of my life to be. After almost 22 years of putting myself after everything and everyone else’s needs first, this is my time… I’ve earned it!

What is your greatest strength?

I never, ever give up.

Is there a hidden talent you wish you had?

I could use a little more patience.

What is your favorite Bellacures service?

Scrubbed Smooth Mani.

Do you have a go-to nail polish color?

I love nudes and deep burgundy or dark red.

Best drink to go with a mani?

Rye with a twist of lime or sparkling water, but on the dry side.

Manicures and Pedicures- same time or staggered?

Always at the same time.

What color nail polish would you wear on vacation to Paris?

Essie Hi Maintenance.

What is your ideal Saturday like?

Stay in bed, enjoy my coffee, check the paper. Then a get-together with friends or dinner out with my husband and a movie night or sunset wine tasting just the two of us.

What is the last book you read?

You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero.

Favorite perfume?

Wild Spiderlily by India Hicks.

Best way to stay youthful looking?

Sleep, sleep, sleep and more sleep. Eat healthy and drink a good amount of water.

Who is your style icon?

Carolina Herrera. I love her feminine, classy designs. Also India hicks because her style is sharp and regal but still down to earth.

Favorite feature or body part on yourself?

I’ve always liked my eyes, the color changes depending on the light, my mood,  and how much rest I’ve had.

Your go-to outfit for work is….

Trousers, a white top, a scarf, heels and a jacket.

What is your favorite type of pie?

Key lime pie or apple pie.

If you could have anyone’s hair, whose would it be?

Mine! At this point of my life I am so happy with my hair. It’s thick and I have a lot of it so I’m lucky that I can wear any style. I remember growing up I wanted to have thin braids like my friends!

Buy a cake or make one?

Bake! One of my favorite hobbies is to bake sweets. I always bake a sweets tray with an assortment of goodies for holidays.

Could you ever go vegan?

I am from Argentina, I could eat meat 7 days a week.

Would you ever live abroad?

Yes, I emigrated to the US 15 years ago from Argentina. Now the US home, but for some time I’ve felt like moving back abroad.

Who do you admire most? What would you want to ask her?

Jackie Kennedy. I’d like to ask her where or how she found the strength to always keep going with honor and style.