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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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Meet Gail Federici, founder of ColorWow and the Queen of no bad hair days! Today, we get the origin story on the magical root coverup makeup that’s been saving us between salon sessions during quarantine. Case in point: Google searches for ColorWow Root Cover Up spiked 600% in 2020. Today, we get the backstory behind the genius hair color-in-a-makeup-pan, earner of seven Allure Best in Beauty Awards and the impetus for about a bazillion knock-offs.

Carlene before ColorWow Root Cover Up

Thumb’s up! After using ColorWow Root Cover Up

Founder Gail Federici goes way back to share her roots in inventing strand-saving products, including the backstory behind her other brainchild, John Frieda Frizz Ease Serum. She’s also going to take us through the wild ride of selling that company (that may have involved a coin flip!) And finally, Gail tells us what it’s like working with Kim Kardashian’s mane man, Chris Appleton – he of the “glass hair trend” and arguably the secret weapon behind ColorWow’s trajectory from cult status to mass fandom.

ColorWow Hair Ambassador Chris Appleton loves the brand’s Dream Coat to get that ‘glass hair’ look

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ColorWow Root Cover Up

ColorWow Dream Coat Supernatural Spray

John Frieda Frizz Ease Original Hair Serum

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