Araya Elise Green first burst onto the beauty scene in 2012, founding one of Australia's purest, organic skincare range, Surface Skincare. A staple within the natural beauty industry, Araya spent years perfecting her product range, ensuring every detail and ingredient was of the highest caliber and without compromise. A philosophy which she uses carries through to her personal life, 'zero compromise' was the catalyst which led to her quest for creating a leading skincare brand that delivered results.
Born in Thailand, Araya has built her brand on a model of sustainability, ensuring all ingredients are ethically sourced. An avid meditator, Araya leads meditation sessions for women in business and uses it to guide her own ventures, as it provides her with clarity and direction.
Araya currently spends her time traveling between Southeast Asia and Australia, working closely with international investors as she brings new products onto the Australian market. In her downtime, Araya can be found in her beach side home with her partner, Benjamin Green.
Unbuttoned with Araya
Favorite cliché: I'll be a monkey's uncle.
Personal motto: The mind is everything. What you think, you become.
Idea that changed your life: Life is what you make it
Always trying to improve: Myself
Most envious of: Olga Kurylenko
Most inspired by: Buddha
Fashion item you would ban: Fur
Favorite piece in your wardrobe: Ray-Ban aviators – a classic
Biggest extravagance: Food!
Can't bare to spend on: Airport Parking
Irrational fear of: Lurkers
Brains or beauty: Brains
Audrey or Katharine Hepburn: Audrey
Jennifer Lopez or Lawrence: Lawrence by a landslide.
Diamonds or pearls: "Pearls are a girl's best friend" just doesn't have the same ring to it.