Minimalistic and luxurious, you can tell an Hourglass Cosmetics product from a mile away. Founded by Carisa Janes in 2004 in Barneys New York, the brand has gone global gaining celebrity fans like Jessica Alba and Margot Robbie along the way. From award-winning formulas like its Veil Mineral Primer to its Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick and its refillable Confession Ultra Slim High-Intensity Lipstick, Janes has proved her prowess of understanding what women truly want from a beauty product. Containing active ingredients that really work, functionality is key without compromising on its cruelty-free ethos. Here Janes shares highlights of her journey, including some of the bumps along the way.