Interview: Model Mandy Glasbergen (Netherlands)
Can you tell us a little about you?
I’m Mandy Glasbergen and work as a model for 13 years now, International. Saw a lot from the world: India, America, Canada, Spain Mallorca and Marbella, France Paris, Indonesia, Seychelles. I’ve lived & worked in China and Istanbul as a model for longer time.
If you could change anything about yourself, what would it be?
Nothing. I’m happy with I am now.
How did you start modeling?
A photographer asked me to do a photoshoot, he sended the pictures to a ageny and I got some work. Never thought about it before. But I liked it a lot!
What do you think of the work as a model?
It’s a lot of traveling, you learn the countries and cultures, I like the adventure (every job is different), working with people, be creative. Work for the best result and happy with the pictures after. Some people think it’s all glamourous but it’s hard working.
What is your beauty regimen?
Cleansing my face every morning and evening, face mask every week, beauty therapist sometimes. 8hours sleep and drinking lots of water. Living vegetarian and better for my skin to eat and drink less lactose
What are your personal qualities which distinguish you from others?
I’m a positive & happy person and always myself. Always in for adventure, never boringJ
What are your plans for the future?
I have my own company: Purity Health and Beauty. Work as a Personal Trainer & Healthcoach. Help people to a healthy body and loosing weight. I want to grow with that. In the future having a baby and getting married. I’m working more and more as a photographer now as well, so hopefully in the future more behind the camera as well;).
What are some of your favorite experiences so far?
There are a lot. Especially shooting yachts in Istanbul under the Bosporus bridge. The photographers were working from a helicopter and I was on the yacht as a model. And in China a photoshoot for clothing company in a beautiful garden, very colourful. In Mallorca on the beach, shooting Agua Bendita bikini’s.
Do you have any advice for those who want to start modeling?
Start with your portfolio. Do some photoshoots, natural, lingerie, portret, full body etc. Be always yourself, have enough patient and always smiling, never complain. They shoot winter collection in summer and summer collection in winter. Be happy with that;).
What do you think of the magazine?
It’s inspiring to see all the beautiful models and the creative photographers.