with Bri Sands / @brisandslv

Photography by Roxy Ryann / @roxyryannphotos 

HMUA Beauty Studio Inc / @beautystudioinc 

PR: LA Media Group / @la.mediagroup

Such an absolute honor to have you on Playboy! Talk to us about your career and what made you get into the industry? I wanted to create a lifestyle career that allowed me the freedom to innovate and design new experiences, meet unique new friends and be independent. 

What is your favorite thing to do? I love to run and play with my dogs. 

What does it mean for you to be seen as a strong, intelligent, ambitious woman? It means a lot to me! I always put my whole heart into what I do, especially my job and family. I feel it’s important to try hard in life. 

What would you say makes you stand out in the industry? This industry allows me the freedom to be independent and to set new trends that are relevant to the times.

What puts the biggest smile on your face? I love simplicity. My heart smiles when I can enjoy that simplicity with new friends.

What are some of your biggest passions? I am passionate about learning. I am a voracious reader and absolutely love new experiences.

3 ultimate deal breakers when it comes to men? Rude behavior and self-centered and narcissistic personalities are a sure turnoff.

What are some of the things that attract you to a man? Humor, humor and more humor. It also helps to be generous, open-minded and kind.

What is the most daring thing you have ever done? Leaving my job as a grade schoolteacher and designing my new career. 

What is the best way to approach you as an admirer? Politely!

Where can our readers catch up with you and stay updated with your work? My social media is the best way. I can be found on Instagram @Brisandslv and Twitter @BriLV. 

We are so happy to have gotten to know you a little bit! Any last words out there for our readers? It’s been fun sharing a bit about myself with you and your readers. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity.