GlamApp Founder Cara Santana’s Haute Secrets to LA

Cara Santana
Cara Santana

Cara Santana is anything but your typical LA actress. She left El Paso, Texas at 15 and hasn’t looked back. Most recently Santana, who has starred in shows like CSI and Salem and who created the fashion blog CaraDisclothed, founded TheGlamApp, an on-demand beauty app that delivers hair stylists, makeup artists, and manicurists to a client’s door, with business partner Joey Maalouf.  So take a break and check out this fashionable entrepreneur’s haute secrets to the City of Angels.


Where were you born: El Paso, TX 

How long in LA: 11 years

Neighborhood: Sunset Plaza

Occupation: Actress

Favorite Restaurant: Craigs

Best Sushi: Itsakaya

Best Italian: Dan Tanas

Best dessert: Choclate Chip Cookies from Sunset Tower

Best place for a romantic date: Il Cielo

 Best Sunday brunch: Beverly Hills Hotel

Best place for a power business meeting: Chateau Marmont or Soho House

If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? Sunset Marquis

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Barneys

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches:  14 Karats

Best Spa: Cure in Sunset Hotel

Favorite Charity Event: Art of Elysiuum

Favorite Cultural Event: Lakers Game! hahahaah

Favorite Cultural Institution: Staples Center

Best Steakhouse: Boa

Best Pizza: Mulberry Street

Best Lunch: Gracias Madre

Best Gym/Athletic Facility: Tracy Anderson

Best Limousine/Driving Service: KLS

Best Museum/Exhibit: LACMA

Describe your city in three words: Vibrant, Relaxed, and Bright

Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: Getty

All-around favorite spot in Los Angeles: Top of Runyon Canyon

Best Aspect of Los Angeles: The fact that there are beaches, mountains and sun everywhere you turn