Executive Director of Packaging and Sustainability
Hourglass Cosmetics was founded in 2004 when beauty industry veteran Carisa Janes saw a void in the beauty market. Founded with a commitment to reinventing luxury cosmetics, Hourglass has carved a niche for itself as an innovative beauty brand. Hourglass exists at the revolutionary intersection of science, beauty and luxury. The brand is acclaimed for its breakthrough formulations, technological innovations and unwavering commitment to reinvention. Complexion products are infused with the most groundbreaking active ingredients available to create unbelievably surreal skin. Distinguished by sensorial textures, modern color collections, and sleek custom packaging-Hourglass puts the art in state-of-the-art. Having launched at Barneys New York 10 years ago, Hourglass is now available at retailers worldwide. Today, Hourglass can be found at Bergdorf Goodman, Nordstrom, John Lewis, Mecca, Net-A-Porter, Liberty, Space NK, Urban Retreat at Harrod's, as well as Sephora stores in the US, Mexico, Brazil, Italy, and Canada. For a list of authorized Hourglass retailers, please visit our online store locator. Hourglass opened its flagship retail store in Fall 2014, located on Abbot Kinney Blvd, in Venice, California. The 1400-square-foot space features sleek, modern design and sophisticated visuals. The store carries the full Hourglass line, features exclusive merchandise and offers full makeup services.
An accomplished, detail-oriented, creative product and package developer with 10+ years of experience in the cosmetics industry. Experience in managing all phases of a project from conception to launch while ensuring all projects are completed on-time and meet the intended design, quality, cost, functionality and manufacturability objectives. Specialties: project management, sourcing, negotiation, formulation, competitive research, strategic planning, brand building, vendor relations