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NotBasicBlonde Podcast

Apr 20, 2021

In this episode, my guest and I are discussing very important topics.

Talking Points:

  • How did you start your modeling career 
  • Did you have any challenges in your modeling career 
  • People magazine shared your interview, and your rules to loving your body
  • What inspires you the most
  • What are you an advocate for? 
  • The most exciting moments of your career 
  • How do find work/life balance 
  • What’s your favorite quote that you live by 
  • The best advice you can give to women 


Lornalitz Baez @lornalitz is a recognized international Fashion Curve Model, Actress, Advocate for diversity and humanitarian. She has a Bachelors in business and graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. She has established relationships and influence with top brands in the fashion and film industry for over 10 years.

While successfully working in Fashion and Film, she's established herself as being a positive role model for all women and young girls. Traveling and appearing in many places, you can see her modeling for top brands such as; Nordstorm, Torrid, Savage X Fenty, JustFab, Macy's, Target, Walmart, Slink Jeans, NYDJ, just to name a few. She appeared on the Lifetime channel  "Project Runway" as the muse for the winner, plus designer Ashley Nell Tipton. Lornalitz became the 1st Latina Curve model to close the show for Project Runway during New York Fashion week.  She also starred on two docu-series on NuvoTV (an American Latino network) and filmed two national commercials for Ross department store. 

Being Puerto Rican and a quarter Japanese with a curvy physique, Lornalitz is a proud advocate for "Diversity", promoting not just size inclusivity but mixed culture, race, gender and age inclusivity within the Entertainment industry. On her down time, she loves to give back to the less fortunate, this act of love is a personal endeavor for her.   

"Philanthropy and giving provides me with a higher sense of purpose and joy." ~Lornalitz  


Olyasha Novozhylova - NotBasicBlonde @notbasicblonde_

NotBasicBlonde Podcast - @nbbpodcast

Olyasha Novozhylova is the founder and creator of Not Basic Blonde, a fashion, and lifestyle blog dedicated to inspiring young women to create an extraordinary style.

Graduated from Georgia State University with a BBA in Managerial Sciences, Olyasha successfully built a career in IT/Project Management, before she became a full time blogger.

A model, blogger, entrepreneur, author, and celebrity podcast host of NotBasicBlonde Podcast. 

As the founder and host of NotBasicBlonde Podcast, where no topic is off limits, Olyasha provides millennials an ultimate guide on entrepreneurship, dating, marketing, self-development, astrology, spirituality, fashion, coaching, beauty, health & wellness.

Author of the children’s book 

Cutie the Unicorn – It’s ok to be different, Olyasha teaches our younger generation how to express their individuality.

The Russian model led an impressive 15-year career in fashion and runway in Atlanta and overseas, as well as enjoying several acting roles.

Now a leading influencer, Olyasha shares her beauty, wellness, and fashion tips with an audience of over half a million. 

As seen in YahooFinance, Jezebel magazine, Thrive, Medium, and Fashion Week Online magazines.

Olyasha has also partnered with brands such as Cartier, Revolve, PrettyLittleThing, PGA, Steve Madden, Too Faced, Vital Proteins, Tarte, DryBar, Drunk Elephant, etc. 

When she’s not documenting her travels through the world, Olyasha is busy masterfully educating women how to create iconic looks with a mix of affordable and designer pieces, as well as offering makeup, skincare, and fitness tips to encourage her followers to live their best and most beautiful lives!