Isabelle McAfee

Isabelle McAfee

THE BEAUTY COLLECTIVE takes a fascinating look into the lives and minds of the creative and inspiring women around us. Learn more about the things they love, their unique style, and their approach to living, from motherhood to entrepreneurship and everything in between.

Certified EMT, Firefighter, Outdoors Enthusiast.

Izzy is currently living and working in Big Sky, Montana. Over the last few years she has been between Idaho, Alaska, and now resides in Montana. She went to school in Fairbanks, Alaska for fire science and is currently a certified EMT 1 and Firefighter 1. Her goal is to settle down and work at the fire department.

Below, she shares her best tips, daily rituals and all things beauty.


Best beauty advice or tip in only a few words?

Always moisturize!

A morning ritual you never miss?

I can never go without rose water spray or chapstick!

What is an item of yours that you treasure dearly?

My grandma gave me a good luck charm that we got together while we were in Yosemite years ago. I always carry it with me. 

Favorite scent(s) and how they make you feel?

Lilac! It reminds me of my momma's house.

My dream home looks like:

A brick house with plants EVERYWHERE and a sun room! Lots of windows and natural light.

What advice would you give to your younger self?

It doesn’t matter what everybody else thinks of you.

Favorite drugstore beauty find:

Lip Vaseline.

If you weren’t an EMT/Firefighter, what career would you want to pursue?

A kindergarten teacher! It seems like a very impactful and under appreciated job. 

Things I love:

My dog and my mom.

How would you describe your overall style?

My style is always changing and always eclectic.

What is your favorite guilty pleasure?

The Front Bottoms.

Favorite travel destination?


What is your go to morning beverage?

Coffee. Always.

What is the last beauty product you purchased?

Eyelash glue... lol.

What would your pet say about you if we asked for a reference?

That I watch a lot of New Girl.


You can follow Izzy @beanyshrub on IG and keep up with Valoie @ValoieSkin. Thanks for GLØing with us!

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