Job: Stylist at Shear Love
Status: Has a boyfriend
With her combat boots, black eyeliner, and lone wolf tattoo, Amber is swimming — no, moshing — in bad-girl punk attitude. But then she breaks into a wide, infectious smile and you catch a glimpse of the girl who was a school cheerleader for 10 years in Gwinnett before she made good her escape. Now an Aveda Institute graduate and Reynoldstown resident, Amber plans to be a career hair stylist. She also plans to spend a lifetime adding to her tat collection, which now includes a Candyland-themed sleeve on her left arm. "I'll stop when I die," she says, cheerfully.
What's your standard drink?
Blueberry vodka and Sprite.
What band were you obsessed with when you were 14?
What's your guiltiest pleasure?
What's your least favorite household chore?
Doing the dishes.
On which reality TV show should you be cast?
"The Bad Girls Club." I auditioned for it and I got all the way through three interviews and sent them a video and they never called me back. I think I was too bad.
What's the last thing that made you cry?
I don't know.
What's the last good book you read?
Probably this book called Ignore Everybody. It's one of those books that gives little stories and quotes and stuff like that.
What do you wish someone would hurry up and invent?
What's the lamest pickup line anyone's used on you?
You must like pain, because you have a lot of tattoos. I get that one a lot.
If you could live in any movie, which would it be?
Probably A Serbian Film.
What's the first album you bought with your own money?
TLC — CrazySexyCool.
What's the best way for a customer to hit on you?
I would always get, "You must like to cut guys' hair."
Who would play you in the movie of your life?
Unfortunately, she's no longer living, but I've always wanted Brittany Murphy to play me.
What's the one thing you most hope to accomplish this year?
I want to get more known for being a hairstylist in Atlanta and my stylist photo shoots.
What's your least favorite thing about Atlanta?
That's a tough question. Probably the oversaturation of raves and gimmick parties and stuff.
Is there a drawback to being attractive?
What's the weirdest thing in your house?
Actually, I got this yesterday but I think it's the weirdest thing: a framed Ouija board that's hanging on my wall.
Name one thing you've stolen.
One thing I've stolen ... probably hair products.
Who's the most important person in your life?
What's your sexy-time soundtrack?
Have you ever been dumped? If so, what was the reason?
Well, I've never been dumped, so ...
What's your pettiest relationship deal-breaker?
I don't know. Probably bad hair. Definitely.
What would you order for your last meal?
I would want fettuccine alfredo made for me, it's my absolute favorite meal.
How much would you charge to murder a stranger?
That would have to be a high price. I don't know if a price would do it, though.
Name a well-regarded band you don't like.
With whom would you like to play Truth or Dare?
I don't know. I'd be too scared, I think ...
What would be the title of your autobiography?
That's a good question. Amber Lamps, probably — that's my alter ego.
What did your parents want you to do with your life?
Anything that made me happy. As long as I was happy, they didn't really have anything specific.
Have you ever stalked someone on Facebook?
I think everyone has stalked people on Facebook.
What celebrity would you like to be stuck in an elevator with?
Probably Juliette Lewis.
What's your preferred footwear?
My combat boots.
What's the most romantic place in Atlanta?
I think the park. I like Freedom Park better than Piedmont Park because it's not as crazy.
What's your wackiest piece of personal trivia?
I used to be a cheerleader for 10 years.
At what bar/restaurant would you like to have an open tab?
Holman & Finch
What personal attribute are you a sucker for?
A good sense of humor.
Where would you go on a sweepstakes vacation?
Describe your relationship to exercise.
Not counting rent or bills, where does most of your disposable income go?
Either alcohol or clothes.
What's your life's ambition/grandest dream?
To be a famous hairdresser and a platform artist, traveling and teaching at hair shows.
If you had to spend a million dollars in one afternoon, what would you do?
Well ... I would rent a jet and fly to Paris and Italy and go shopping, and then make a down payment with my tattoo artist and get a lot of tattoos.
Have you ever stolen a friend's girlfriend/boyfriend?
Umm ... awkward question. Let's just say I've been in a happy relationship for over a year now, but he wasn't single before we got together.
What's your own character flaw you'd most like to fix?
What silly thing are you most vain about?
Well, I work in front of a mirror every day, so definitely I like to make weird poses and faces in front of the mirrors whenever no one's around.
Why do you think someone nominated you for the Lust List?
Because I'm hot!