Making The World Beautiful: Meet 3 Inspiring Women

By bareMinerals | February 12, 2016
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Lucky us, we’re surrounded by talented, inspiring, successful women on the daily. Existing to make a positive difference in women’s lives can seem like a huge undertaking, but when we have these three amazing trailblazers by our side… anything is possible.

Meet Kristi M., Quinta G., and Anh D. These successful bareMinerals beauties were nominated by their fellow coworkers to attend the coveted MAKERS Conference just outside of Los Angeles. This invite-only, 3-day event is girl power at its finest. Featuring over 50 influential speakers, celebs, and power players, attendees are surrounded by innovation, creativity and amazing inspiration. Kristi, Quinta and Anh fit right in. Naturally. Let’s get to know these three inspiring females and find out how they make success and work/life balance look oh-so easy.

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Kristi is our VP of Global Creative Services and she loves to start her mornings with a snuggle from her two kids.

When you first started working at bareMinerals, you felt…
“Inspired to introduce women to another approach to beauty.”

Who (or what) inspired you to be successful?
“My mom and dad (and Angela Bower’s character from Who’s the Boss).”

What is the bareMinerals product you can’t live without?
bareSkin® Complete Coverage Serum Concealer.

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Anh D., Senior Merchandising Manager, has a secret talent — kid whisperer (they are like putty in her hands).

What does ‘success’ mean to you?
“Finding the intersection of what’s meaningful to you + what you’re good at AND having fun + being happy while you’re doing it!”

Who (or what) inspired you to be successful?
“My parents who left Vietnam after the war — escaping in the middle of the night (through a dark forest, hiding on a shrimp boat) to come to a foreign country where they didn’t know the language — because of their beliefs. I am driven by the desire to make their sacrifices worth it.”

What is the bareMinerals product you can’t live without?
Original Loose Powder Foundation SPF 15.

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Quinta, Senior PR Manager, is the ultimate people-person and has worked for bareMinerals since she was 19.

What makes you feel beautiful?
“When people tell me I remind them of my mom.”

What do you love about working in the beauty industry?
“I love the moment when a women looks in the mirror after getting a make-under and she can’t hide her smile. You know she not only looks beautiful but feels beautiful.”

What is the bareMinerals product you can’t live without?
Correcting Concealer Broad Spectrum SPF 20.”

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