Beauty Roundup: Crayola lipsticks, Maybelline's New Male Face, & a beauty lawsuit to follow
Happy New Year, PV girls! We’ve got another 365 days of exciting launches, collabs, limited edition sets, and new products to look forward to! We hope that your resolution for this year wasn’t to collect less beauty goodies because this week’s roundup is definitely going to get you in the mood to shop. From a fun collab that appeals to our inner kid, MAC’s latest celebrity collection, Maybelline's latest surprising announcement, and some court drama that may have you chucking some products, we’ve got the rundown on what’s hot in the first week of 2017!
Color Me Nostalgic
Our childhood box of wonder is finally getting an adult upgrade for makeup lovers with the Crayola Chubby Sticks ($17)! Clinique has collaborated with Crayola to bring us the cutest box set of their famous Chubby Sticks. The jumbo-sized pencils come in 10 shades, created and named after Crayola’s famous colors. From the bright fuchsia “Tickle Me Pink” to the summer ready “Mango Tango,” these moisturizing yet incredibly pigmented lippies will definitely inspire your artistic side.
Full story on Teen Vogue
The new male face of Maybelline
Not to be outdone by Cover Girls new "Cover Boy", Maybelline has just announced the unprecedented move of getting a male spokesperson. Manny Gutierrez, a.k.a. Manny MUA, will be launching Maybelline's latest mascara along with fellow influencer Shayla Mitchell. Congratulations, Manny!
Full story on Refinery29
Watch out, Kylie - Caitlyn’s Coming For Ya!
Another Jenner is set to rule the (beauty) world! Caitlyn Jenner is coming out yet again, this time with her own full makeup collection with MAC. After previously releasing a limited edition lipstick with the brand, Jenner has revealed the 15-piece collection she has been working on and the usual all-black packaging has received a luxe golden touch. From lip glasses to lipsticks, liners to powders and shadows, everything looks sophisticated with some dazzling sparkles thrown in!
Priced at $16 each, the plum eyeshadow in the shade Worthy is perfect for that smoky look while the Glowing Gold eyeshadow will make your lids look priceless. The Kindness Cremesheen Gloss ($21) offers a more glittered out lip and you can emphasize those gorgeous cheekbones with the Compassion Mineralized Skinfinish ($33). Caitlyn’s line is now available at the global MAC website!
Full story on The Daily Mail
Our Newest Vice
Hold the phone and take a breather, girls. Urban Decay has just announced that they’re coming out with, get this, Vice Liquid Lipsticks! *screams for joy* There will be a total of 30 shades to choose from and two finishes for the liquid lippies. Take your pick from the gorgeous matte finishes and the metallic finishes that will amp up your lip game! Promising to be long lasting and “kiss proof,” these bad girls are already in the works. No exact release date or price point yet but we honestly can’t wait to give these a go!
Full story on Bustle
Blend it like BECCA
Last week we shared about the restock of the famous Too Faced Unicorn lippie, and now it looks like all things fantasy are becoming a hit this 2017. BECCA has just teased their latest primer, and it comes in a whimsical purple shade! The BECCA First Lighting Primer Filter follows in the footsteps of the cult-fave Backlighting Primer, and created a glowy and radiant finish. It’s just the thing to hide all the stress and fatigue we all inevitably encounter, and being BECCA, they took the formulation a further by adding some energizing and anti-inflammatory ginger to the mix.
Full story on Allure
Gwen Continues To Rock Out
After her collab collection with Urban Decay, singer Gwen Stefani is back to making waves in the beauty world as the new face of Revlon! The platinum blonde beauty is lending her gorgeous face and signature red lip look for the brand’s latest “Choose Love”campaign. As a Global Brand Ambassador, she will be involved in creating and revamping some of Revlon’s products. Could a mini collection be in the works? We hope so! Stay tuned for more deets!
Full story on InStyle
Ain’t Got No Scrubs
If you’re a fan of this iconic tube from St. Ives, you may want to consider making a product switch. A lawsuit has been filed against the brand for their Apricot Scrub by users who claim that the product usage has damaged their skin, and they’ve got dermatologists backing up their claims. The physical exfoliant contains crushed walnut shells, which are supposedly much too harsh to use on skin and cause micro tears that can become infected. The subreddit /r/SkincareAddiction is full of users who have shared their similarly horrifying experiences with the product. We’re definitely sticking to our favorite gommage exfoliant, thanks.
Full story on Buzzfeed News
An Origin(al)s Resolution
While scrolling through our Instagram feeds, we spotted a post that made our hearts beat a little faster. Origins Philippines shared the intriguing image above and we can’t help but speculate on the brand’s new year resolution to “see what all the sheet mask hype is about.” Could this mean they’re coming out with sheet masks?! We’re already envisioning a line of moisturizing, vitamin-enriched sheet masks to add to their awesome collection but no details yet for now. Don’t worry--we’ll be keeping a close eye for more clues!
And that wraps up our beauty news for the week! Which one are your most excited about?