Shay Mitchell

(Shannon Ashley "Shay" Mitchell)

Shay Mitchell
Shay Mitchell
  • Born: April 10, 1987
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Profession: Actress, Model, Entrepreneur, Author









Quote Topics Cited
After I finished high school I went to Hong Kong and Thailand and spent some time there. Just to get that whole experience of being out of the bubble that I was in from high school in Vancouver, to be able to travel around and be on your own was an amazing experience. Time ;Travel
American Eagle clothing is stylish, flattering and all about embracing your individuality.
Being single is not as bad as everyone likes to make it seem!
But I've met a few fans from across the world who've had my name tattooed on them.
For everyday, Rebecca Minkoff's collection is chic and comfortable at the same time. Time
For my prom I really wanted to wear a bright color - something that was going to pop and stand out.
Growing up, I wish I hadn't tried so hard to fit in. I'd tell myself to just embrace what you were born with because it's beautiful and you were made like that for a reason. It's tough being a girl. I think we need all of the support we can get.
I actually just rock-climbed when I was away on vacation and now I'm searching out rock climbing gyms. That's my new obsession for 2013.
I am a foodie. I'm not afraid to say it.
I can't live without mousse. When my hair is damp I put it at the roots. When I blow dry my hair it makes it so much bouncier. It gives you shampoo commercial hair and makes your blowout so much better.
I didn't realize how many actresses have tons of extensions. Their hair is still pretty, but it blew my mind to find that out. I admire the girls who switch it up a lot like Rihanna. But I also love Gisele Bundchen because she found a style that works and never changes it. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I feel so good after a workout. Any time you can be alone with yourself is really important. Time
I grew up in a predominantly Caucasian community, and most of my friends had blonde hair and blue eyes. So I was always straightening my hair, wearing colored contacts, and I never tanned, if I could help it.
I grew up in a predominantly Caucasian neighborhood, but my mom is Filipino-Spanish and my dad is Irish. Families, Children & Parenting
I hate dieting. Let's just say that.
I like to layer when I fly - the climate always changes from the airport to the plane to the new city.
I love baking. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love to use beets as a lip tint. It lasts all day. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love working out. Dance classes are my favorite. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I realized that bullying never has to do with you. It's the bully who's insecure.
I see a cute guy in Starbucks and I'm like... 'Oh, okay,' and I walk out. But who knows? Maybe I will ask somebody on a date soon!
I was dating my first boyfriend in high school for a long time, and we broke up before prom. I hadn't met anyone else that I really wanted to go with, and my friends have always been amazing. So I went with my friends and got a million photos with them! Time
I work with a cause called the Somaly Mam Foundation, and that is my purpose in life, above anything else. Everything that I do, I'm thinking about girls. As strong as we are, we're also sensitive, and I feel like men take advantage of that. Life ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I would love to do a movie. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I'd define my everyday style as put together, but also comfortable. A great pair of jeans and a cute top can be so versatile.
If you can make me laugh, my heart is yours! I think there's nothing more attractive than someone who doesn't take themselves too seriously.
I'll never turn down a red velvet cupcake.
I'm a fan of designers and clothes that look beautiful, but more importantly, make me feel beautiful and confident. It's why I've always loved Stella McCartney, and more recently, Prabal Gurung. Their pieces are cool, yet timeless, and the fits are effortlessly flattering.
I'm a huge pasta and pizza lover. I can eat those every single day.
I'm a longtime fan of American Eagle, so when they approached me about joining their 'Live Your Life' campaign, it already felt like an organic fit. Life
I'm more comfortable in heels than I am in sneakers.
I'm reading a lot of different books, but I always think I have to switch it up a little bit. It's like food - everything in moderation, same with my books, same with my reading. You read books that are good for you and you learn a lot of stuff, then you read 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' which is like candy. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
In high school I was an outcast... I wasn't cool to hang out with. I ate my lunch in a bathroom stall because that was the one place I could go where I wouldn't been seen.
It didn't take me very long to realize that modeling wasn't very satisfying. I was always asking people, 'How are you going to set up this shot? How will it be lit?' And they'd say, 'Stop. Just pose.' I had a problem with that.
It's kind of a shock to your skin, changing climates. It's new water, and new air quality.
My daily beauty regimen is definitely always in the mornings, and at night, always washing my face with a basic cleanser. I also use a moisturizer with SPF to follow up.
Once, I had to clip a jacket back to take a picture, and after they were done I forgot to remove the clip until someone noticed.
Personally, I don't really have a set style or look. It's pretty much what I feel like wearing that day, from a floral-print dress and high heels to ripped jeans and army boots.
Take that one thing you don't like about yourself and more often than not that's the one thing that makes you more special. Whether it's that gap in your teeth, or that mole you never liked, or your skin color.
The craziest thing I've done getting over love is skydiving. I had a really upsetting breakup. When I broke up with my boyfriend I needed to like do something different and so I actually went skydiving to turn over a new page. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
There's nothing worse than seeing someone chewing gum on the red carpet!
To get rid of swelling... I put green tea bags on my eyelids. Or I grab cold spoons that I leave in the freezer and put them on my eyes.
We all have to find beauty within us, as opposed to just our exterior.
When I was in high school, I wanted to be a counselor and I wanted to work with kids. I've been through the worst of high school. And I want to motivate people to live the best life that they can, because we're only here for one life. Life ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
With fitness, I do Bikrams hot yoga. The gym that I have in my building is amazing. I love to do cardio and weights there. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
Yeah, you know, if I'm having an emotional scene I do like to go off and be by myself; not to say that I'm a method actor or anything like that, but for scenes like that that are more emotional, I do like to take that night off and not be so social.
You lie when you're a teenager, I think, because your parents are treating you like you're younger and you - in your mind - think that you're so much older. You make up all of these lies because you think it's what you should do.

Trending Quotes