A 17-year-old girl in Perth’s south-west has become a sun-washed beach babe after being inspired by her grandmother’s beachside beauty.
Alyssa Fagan has been featured in a YouTube video that has garnered more than three million views.
A young Alyssa in her sun-washed beach clothes and a sun hat.
A new trend is surfacing in Australia’s south west after a young girl in WA’s south Westland area became a beach babe with her grandmothers beachside style.
A 15-year old girl from Wollongong named Alyssae Fagan posted the video to her Instagram account on Wednesday.
“She was so beautiful.
She had so much personality,” Ms Fagan said.”
It’s a good thing people recognise her as a beautiful person and wanted to support her and she just wanted to show people that she can look so good in her swimsuit.”
Ms Fagan, who has a sunburn, said she has been in touch with her auntie who taught her to make the videos.
“I think it’s been really uplifting to have people recognise you and recognise you as a person,” she said.
A friend helped her make the video, called ‘Alyssae’s beach time’.
“It was so relaxing and she was so excited.
I had her make videos for her mum, so she could watch her and her dad,” Ms Alysse said.
Ms Alyssea said she was “super excited” about becoming a beach-babe.
“If I didn’t have her, I wouldn’t have made the videos,” she told news.com.au.
“Alyssaa has just been such a good role model for me.
She’s been such an inspiration to me.”
Ms Aythas grandfather said she had inspired her to go swimming in the surf.
“When I was growing up I used to get really scared when I went to the beach,” he said.
The girl, who was inspired by grandmother’s style, said her grandfather would have encouraged her to try her hand at making the videos but the family was not too keen on it.
“They were too worried about me doing the videos and then it was too much,” she laughed.
“But my grandfather encouraged me to keep going and see what I could do.”
Ms Erika’s aunt said she thought the young girl’s grandfather was “so brave”.
“He’s an amazing person, I just think that’s why it’s such a positive thing,” she explained.
“We want to show that it’s okay to do whatever you want to do.”
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