Our Founder

22be189Valerie Giraud is the creator and co-founder of Antonym Cosmetics. As a professional makeup artist, her passion and creativity has inspired a beauty collection that is skin-friendly and makes the user look stunning.

Born in Cannes, France, Val grew up dreaming of becoming a fashion designer. Her passion and love for fashion, eventually brought her to London where she began to pursue her career as a makeup artist. In the late 90’s, Val made her way to Miami, one of the film capitals of the world, where she began working with top professionals and celebrities in TV, film, commercials and print. In 2010, Val combined her passion for fashion and her love for makeup by creating a chic and luxurious line of makeup and brushes, Antonym Cosmetics.

Val combines natural and organic ingredients that benefit the skin with premium performance, resulting in enhanced beauty with luxurious, long lasting, healthy, color.

The best beauty tip she can give her clients is one that she was given: the way you feel on the inside reflects the way you look on the outside.