We've heard that laughter is the best medicine — and boy, do we believe that, after hanging out with actress Carisa Barreca from The Second City. The self-professed "happy, wine-drinking baker" says being funny is simply a part of her personality, which makes her job as a comedian a breeze. Also simple? Her beauty routine, which she shared with us backstage at the famous theater in Piper's Alley.
As if we needed another reason to love her, the down-to-earth stunner claims that 98% of all her skin-care products and makeup (including her signature red lipstick) come from Walgreens. She also dishes on the at-home beauty remedy that all the actresses are using, the three tricks guaranteed to make you feel gorgeous, and her one hair regret. Did we mention she exudes pinup-girl confidence? Yep, we've officially met our latest girl crush — now, it's your turn.
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