Cara Santana has done the showbiz thing with roles on the big screen (Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta) and small (WGN America’s Salem). These days the actress has turned her attention to something a little more technical.
The Texas native and Rachel Zoe’s bestie, makeup artist/stylist Joey Maalouf, were in town for Miami Swim Week showing off their new baby: The Glam App. Download it, and a professional armed with a tackle box of goodies appears magically at your door.
“It’s beauty on demand — think Uber for hair and makeup and nails,” she said. “We wanted to make beauty accessible and affordable; while still creating a luxurious experience. We come to you and glam you up with a service typically reserved for the rich and famous and made it attainable to every woman, everywhere.”
It was Santana’s first time in Miami, and taking in all the runway shows with boyfriend and fellow actor Jesse Metcalfe was “a great introduction.”
“Beauty, fashion, sun and lots of fun. What’s not to love?” she said. “We checked out Bagatelle, Soho Beach House and The Delano. I was totally enjoying the flavor here, for sure.”
As for Maalouf, the former Bravo star’s interests are varied: “Soho Beach House is my favorite, but secretly I always have to visit Monkey Jungle,” he said with a laugh.
OK back to business, about that app: Santana thinks now is the time for such a service.
“Convenience for the modern women is on the rise. The demands today are infinite and simplifying out lives is a must.”
As for Santana’s own beauty regimen, less is more: “Soap and water in the morning. Sunscreen and moisturizer. Never sleep in makeup. And lots of sleep and water.”
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