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Ep 208 - Makeup Artist Violette Spills All of Her Beauty Secrets

Violette Serrat on the “French Girl” Cliché, everyday sophisticated makeup tricks & her exact getting un-ready skincare routine.

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Get ready to officially toast the holiday szn with the Queen of Sheen, Hourglass Cosmetics founder Carisa Janes. The Newport Beach native and Urban Decay alum reveals how she dreamed up Hourglass Cosmetics back in 2004, formulating the “makeup artist” touch right into the luxury products and ushering in a decade of highlighting obsession in the process. Listen in as Carisa tells the story behind the best-selling Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders – designed to mimic the flattering effect of candlelit skin – inspired by a literal light bulb moment. 

Plus, Carisa reveals the personal reason why she’s so passionate about cruelty-free, her plans for expansion to reach even more makeup lovers next year, and just why her latest launch of refillable eyeshadow palettes may cause legit sticker shock. The celebrity who put Hourglass on the map, her top tip for applying Ambient finishing powders, and the one drugstore product she can’t live without – don’t miss our chat with Carisa Janes in her first podcast interview evah!

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