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Name: Carisa Janes
Location: Venice, CA
Day job/current gig: CEO as well as creator of hourglass Cosmetics
Hangouts online: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook as well as
Current preferred Product: hourglass Ambient illumination blush in luminous Flush
Beauty inspirations: imagination in any type of form, art, architecture, photography, technology, film & design. I’m likewise influenced by different places — Venice (CA), Tokyo, Stockholm.
One word that finest explains your outlook on beauty: Insatiable

What makeup/beauty products can’t you online without?

Veil Mineral primer — I fail to remember exactly how essential it is up until I overlook to utilize it. Veil fluid makeup has been my go-to foundation for numerous years, as well as Ambient illumination Powder is difficult to resist. Over the program of a day, I utilize dim Light, Radiant Light as well as luminous Light, in that order. It’s my personal illumination technician.


The hourglass Ambient illumination combination ($58), a restricted edition product from holiday 2013
When did you begin getting into makeup?

All the women in my family, including my grandmother, my mom as well as my step-mother, were charm enthusiasts. As a teenager I’ll never fail to remember my mom taking me to the Chanel counter of a department store in California. The truth you might reveal yourself with makeup has long influenced me. It still does.

Hourglass extreme Sheen Lip Gloss in rich (bottom) as well as Origami (top), $28 each
What’s your finest charm time-saving trick?

I always wear a primer, to ensure that my makeup has longevity. I utilize multitasking products, such as a foundation with anti-aging components as well as SPF. And, like many women, I can apply mascara in my cars and truck while stopped at a red light.

Hourglass Ambient illumination Blushes in Radiant Magenta (left) as well as Diffused warm (right), $35 each us as well as $41 CDN

What’s your preferred charm tool?

I have three necessary tools: a curling iron by hot Tools, tweezers as well as my Double-Ended skin tone Brush. I utilize it to apply foundation, blush as well as concealer. The truth it’s retractable implies it’s travel-friendly.


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Hourglass Femme nude Lip Stylos, $30 each
What’s the very best charm guidance you ever received?

Să vedem. There’s drink water, sleep well, work out, exfoliate, as well as utilize sunscreen every day. wear makeup — that’s likewise a great one.

Hourglass No 28 Lip treatment Oil, $42
What’s your skincare routine?

Two things I feel strongly about are exfoliating on a regular basis as well as utilizing an SPF product every day. I utilize RéVive Cleanser Exfoliante, as well as wear Shiseido metropolitan atmosphere Oil-Free UV Protector broad Spectrum SPF 42. I cleanse with Tatcha’s One step Camellia Cleansing Oil, as well as currently utilize Prevage MD as my anti-aging serum.

Carisa’s office at hourglass headquarters in Venice Beach
What’s the weirdest thing you’ve tried in the name of beauty?

It’s not particularly goofy however there was a period when I was partial to using colored get in touch with lenses. They were a hazel eco-friendly shade.

Hourglass Veil Mineral primer SPF 15, $52
Do you have a trademark look (hair/styling/makeup)?

I like natural-looking makeup on myself, as well as natural beach hair. When it concerns fashion, I’m drawn to architectural pieces, strong fashion jewelry as well as statement shoes. I like to mix in vintage pieces as well as accessories.

A closeup of Radiant Magenta Ambient illumination Blush
Are there any type of charm decisions you’ve made that you look back on as well as ask yourself “why?!”


In my early 20s I went with a stage of dying my hair, naturally a chestnut shade, black as well as then bright red. I question about that decision sometimes.

A closeup of Diffused warm Ambient illumination Blush
Where are your preferred locations to shop?

The many incredible buying destination I’ve come across lately would be Stockholm. Scandinavian designers are incredibly talented. The department store NK Stockholm is a repository of great brands as well as a excellent location to explore.

The smooth Ambient illumination blush compacts
Anything else you want to share?

If you can only invest in one thing, make it a first-class foundation.

The hourglass makeup line