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A photo of Violette Serrat, with the words makeup artist Violette Serrat over it. Ep. 208

French-born, Brooklyn-based makeup artist and content creator Violette Serrat knows how to make blue glitter eyelids look as casually stylish as a classic white t-shirt and jeans. In today’s episode, we get all of Violette’s French Girl makeup tricks, but also, why Parisian style is a mindset that any one of us can channel. Tune in as Violette gives us a sneak peek behind her namesake beauty line, Violette_FR, along with scoop on the essential product she’ll be launching next.

A Violette_FR photo of a model wearing simmering eyeshadow, Yeux Paint in Rose d’Aurore

Violette_FR Yeux Paint in Rose d’Aurore

Plus, find out the insider makeup artist trick that Violette has been using to define her eyes for over a decade, the secret to avoiding eyeliner transfer, her favorite concealers (she’s tried them all), and the exact skincare products she uses to get unready everyday. And finally, Violette explains the “Girl Gaze” makeup trend that The New York Times is calling the look of the moment. And, is Emily in Paris accurate? The original French girl weighs in!

A pr photo from Violette_FR of the boum-boum milk spray being sprayed with a sunny/cloudy sky in the background

Boum-Boum Milk, All Over Cream Spray

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