March 30, 2019
The beauty of makeup is for you to be able to show the effect of the product, not the product itself.

Samurai Cajar-Tinker has worked in the cosmetics industry for close to 30 years. As Travel Retail Americas’ Global Pro Makeup Artist, he travels throughout North America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, hosting master classes and leading fashion shows. He speaks four languages—English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French—enabling him to communicate with clients throughout all of the regions he travels. He has been with Estée Lauder since 2011, and his greatest joy is seeing how empowered a client feels after a makeup application.

Born: Panama

Currently living: Miami, Florida

Beauty philosophy: “The beauty of makeup is for you to be able to show the effect of the product, not the product itself.”

Estée Lauder essentials: Double Wear Foundation, Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick in Envious, Double Wear Zero-Smudge Lengthening Mascara

Biggest inspiration: All women—the greatest source of creation.

Follow Samurai @sam_cajar.

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