Bianca Louzado, CEO & Founder, Code Beauty

Meet Bianca Louzado, one of the most highly-regarded celebrity makeup artists on the beauty and fashion circuit today. Having honed her skills for over a decade with internationally-renowned makeup artists, Ms Louzado noticed a glaring gap in hygiene in use of beauty tools and makeup products. This motivated her to conceptualise the country’s first-ever, cosmetic-sanitising label, Code Beauty.

The onset of COVID-19 has provided her label a big push, given the concern over hygiene and sanitisation following the pandemic. With uniquely-formulated cosmetic sanitisers, anti-bacterial cosmetic sanitising wipes and hand-poured cleansing balms for brushes and sponges, Mumbai-based Code Beauty ensures that beauty and hygiene need not be mutually exclusive. In an enlightening chat with Sharmila Chand, Ms Louzado shares her strengths, weaknesses, hobbies and other interesting details.

How do you define yourself?

Very focused, headstrong and constantly obsessed about to-do lists

What is your philosophy of life?

Work hard, work smart and set small goals along the way to help you achieve bigger ones.

What is your passion in life?

I am really passionate about makeup and making people look and feel good about themselves.

What is your management mantra? 

If you look after your team mates and be more like their friend rather than being a boss, you are definitely going to bring out productivity in them.

A business leader you admire the most...

Elon Musk

Your source of inspiration...

An inner voice, which I believe is that of my late dad, is constantly telling me to create and innovate.

Your strength...

My husband and my mum are the ones who constantly keep encouraging me when I fail and keep lifting me high when I fall.

Your weakness...

I have a sweet tooth! It’s most often for chocolates. And I love all things vintage too.

Your kind of music...

French and Jazz music and music of the ’80s and ’90s

Your favourite holiday destination

Paris (hands down), Chantilly, in particular

Golf or Bridge or…

Yoga and Netflix and Chill

You are a tough, serious boss or...

Fun boss

What do you enjoy the most in life, generally?

Taking trips with my family, indulging in local cuisine while taking in the beautiful sights and baking and cooking

How do you de-stress?

I light my Oudh and Lavender candle in my beautifully-designed black-and-white bathroom in my new home, listening to some soothing and calming instrumental music on my waterproof speakers, have a warm bath and treat myself to luxurious body and skincare products.

What is your fitness regime?

I do Yoga four times a week, take a walk around the building complex when time permits and have cold-pressed juices in the morning.

Ten years from now, where do we see you?

I see myself continuing to travel globally and seeing my beauty line successfully reaching new heights.

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