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Arushree Sharma co-founded Avani Nepal specialising in manufacturing 100% natural skin care products that are free of preservative, silicon, parabens and artificial fragrance. Arushree wanted to bridge the gap in the skincare sector when she returned from Australia after completing her graduation. Best of all, it’s a completely women led venture.
In this issue of WOW, Arushree talks about what makes her life beautiful.

What are you currently busy with
Rebranding Avani products and working on a new line along with expanding our brand to India.

What do you love about your work
Positive feedback brings a great sense of accomplishment

What makes a person beautiful
Kindness, self-confidence and authenticity are crucial factors that contribute significantly to a person’s “beauty”

What makes you beautiful
Self-acceptance which I believe brings a beautiful confidence

What makes life beautiful
Simple things like time spent with family, cousins and friends, pursing passions, achieving career milestones. Wonderful memories created in the past and the hope to create many more in the future

What tickles your funny bones
Witty internet humour, or funny memes

What makes you smile
Witnessing genuine acts of kindness from people

Favourite comedian
Mindy Kaling and Hasan Minhaj

Therapy for happiness
Spending time with my family

Current perfume
YSL Libre, Narciso Rodriguez & Joe Malone (Sea Salt and Wood Sage)

You are addicted to
Trying different cuisines at different restaurants and cafes, travelling and catching a sunrise or sunset

On your wish list
Travel to more countries. Expand our brand to international markets

You stay fit by
I try to stay fit physically by swimming and mentally, by surrounding myself with positive people, reading personal development books, and going for nature walks

Best year of your life is
2021 when I started Avani

Latest splurge
Got a polaroid camera and a bracelet

I try to keep it very natural and minimal. I use only Avani Nepal’s products

My phone, airpods and my laptop

Style Icons
Everyone in Nepal dresses so well so, I would say I have a lot of style icons

Always in your handbag

What do you do to unwind
Go for a swim or a massage

Favourite holiday destination
London or Sydney

You always struggle with
Time management and answering questions about myself

Best thing about being you
I try to see the positive side to everything

Favourite makeup brands
NARS, Too Faced and Chanel

Three things you absolutely do to look your best
Choose comfort over style and trends
Be myself

On a bad hair day
I braid it

One tip you learnt that makes you photo ready

What do you like doing in your spare time
Watch movies and spend time with family

Books or movies

Guilty pleasure
Ice cream

Favourite place to eat in Kathmandu
Pan Asia, Bao Xuan at The Soaltee, Le Sherpa, Bagaicha

One thing you can’t do without

What advice would you give to your younger self
Things will work out well for you, stress less and enjoy the present moment.

Celebrity crush
Henry Cavill, Chris Evans, Austin Butler

Have you ever been told to change something about yourself
Not really

Movies that inspire you
• Pursuit of Happiness
• Eat, Pray and Love

Favourite cuisine
I just love food so can’t pick a specific cuisine; changes according to my mood

A quote you live by
I really like this one from the book “Reverence of life”. As Albert Schweitzer says: “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful”

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