Benevolence, self-expression and sustainability in beauty
11 January 2022 | 29 minute listen
Episode 11 of Talking success with Aasmah Mir
Aasmah talks to Violette, Founder/CEO of VIOLETTE_FR and Global Creative Director of Makeup at Guerlain, about finding her way to a career as a make-up artist, the importance of diversity and sustainability in beauty and how her mistakes have helped shape the path she is on.
Podcast host: Aasmah Mir
Aasmah Mir is an award winning broadcaster and journalist. She currently co-hosts the Breakfast Show on Times Radio and writes a regular column for The Times.
Guest | Violette
French makeup artist turned beauty entrepreneur, Violette has nearly 20 years of experience in the industry with global positions held at Christian Dior, Sephora, Estee Lauder and now creative director at Guerlain. Born into a creative world, Violette attended art school where her true appreciation for the arts ignited her inspiration to build her brand VIOELTTE_FR in 2021.
Much of Violette’s success as a brand owner can be attributed to her understanding of her audience and building a loyal community of 417,000 on Instagram and 302,000 subscribers on YouTube over the years.