Inside the Daily Routine of One of Hollywood's Biggest Rising Stars

You might recognize Larsen Thompson as the freckled, redheaded model-actress filling up your Instagram feed, but her talents don’t stop there. Surprisingly, modeling is the most recent addition to the 16-year-old’s impressive résumé—dance was her first passion. “I’ve been lucky to have been cast in things based on my ability to dance,” explains Thompson, who was only 4 when she slipped on her first pair of tap shoes.

Now dancing is intoxicating for her. “When I start dancing, I feel like a new person,” she tells us. “Whether I’m happy or sad, I’m able to express myself through movement.” And trust us, the girl knows how to move. Having been featured in everything from Sia music videos to viral YouTube videos, it’s clear that Thompson is a risk taker—both demure and audacious, she’s the ultimate poison girl. Given her fresh perspective and her ability to juggle so many things, we started wondering: How does someone so young and so busy stay so focused?

We recently had the chance to find out for ourselves while tagging along with the It girl as she went about her daily routine. One big topic we broached during our time with the native Angeleno? Her beauty must-haves, of course. Thompson tells us that the number one product you’ll find in her bag is Poison Girl, a chic new update on Dior’s cult-favorite Poison scent that was launched in the ’80s. Built on the idea that millennials can embody a range of opposing qualities, the playful, feminine perfume echoes both Thompson’s restrained modeling persona and her more outgoing side as a dancer.

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