Hailing from what is arguably the most fashionable city in the world, cosmetics guru Manna Kadar was born in Paris, France. Surrounded by the very best that fashion and beauty has to offer, Manna developed a passion at a very young age for not only the finest beauty products on earth, but for the business behind the most cutting-edge brands.
Manna cut her business teeth early on, proving herself as a successful young entrepreneur in the competitive sales and marketing realm. From there, at just sixteen years old, she packed her business acumen and her obsession with beauty and headed to Southern California to open a prestige chain of cosmetics boutiques.
Unable to resist the lure of the business world, Manna further enhanced her entrepreneurial spirit by attending the University of Southern California for finance and business. After selling her cosmetics chain and a brief stint in corporate banking, Manna opened two tanning and beauty salons, taking the next step on her path towards her ultimate dream to put her own, unique stamp on the world of beauty.
Her interaction with countless clients and her expertise in cosmetics became the foundation to what would eventually transform not only her own life and career, but the lives of women seeking a simple and functional cosmetics regime that is also fashion-forward and fun.
In January of 2012, after years of careful research and development, Manna Kadar Cosmetics was finally born. A prestige line of products that merge the most cutting edge color trends with the finest ingredients, Manna Kadar Cosmetics are long-wearing and double duty. Adhering to the philosophy that less is more, Manna’s tricks of the trade are found in double-duty products such as Fantasy 3-in-1 that can be used as an eye shadow, blush, and highlighter.
Taking the mystery out of looking amazing, Manna Kadar’s signature cosmetics line and her sought-after artistry have made her a staple not only in the makeup bags of women across the country, but behind the scenes at fashion shows, network television and countless magazine photo shoots. A noted industry expert, beauty editor and makeup artist to an impressive roster of celebrity clients, Manna has made her mark as an industry expert and a true trendsetter in the world of beauty.
Manna’s commitment to women doesn’t stop with providing them with the tools to look their best. Her true passion is empowering women to chase their dreams and achieve their goals. In addition to giving back through her cosmetics company, Manna is active in various philanthropic organizations, such as Board Member Goodwill, Board Member USC Alumni Association, Woman in Business Chairperson & Fuel the Planet.
After recently becoming a new mom, Manna's unique 3-step-system helps keep her "Camera Ready" with her busy schedule. Manna resides in Orange County, CA with her family, Dougie the Doodle (fur child) and new born baby girl.