Armani Beauty introduces its Beauty Stars, Gisele Bündchen is the new face of Dior and more beauty news


By Wei Yeen Loh

Armani Beauty introduces its Beauty Stars, Gisele Bündchen is the new face of Dior and more beauty news

In this week’s beauty headlines, we took a closer look at the Giorgio Armani Beauty’s Lip Maestro and To Go Cushion Compact at a launch party, Marc Jacobs Beauty‘s limited-edition collection Lust & Stardust that’s made for glitter lovers, and Hollywood’s favourite foundation brand, Koh Gen Do. Also, supermodel Gisele Bündchen is the new face of Dior Skincare, while Dua Lipa’s two-toned hair transformation made headlines.

Armani Beauty introduces the new Lip Maestro and To Go Cushion Compact


The much-anticipated arrival of Armani Beauty on our shores came with a bang. The brand threw a lauch party at Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur to introduce Armani Beauty Stars, comprising the iconic Lip Maestro Liquid Lipstick that’s highly-pigmented, super creamy and leaves a velvety texture on the lips; and the brand new My Armani To Go Cushion Compact, an essence-in-foundation formula that offers lightweight coverage that’s buildable and ultra comfortable on the skin.

The official store is located on the Ground Floor of Mid Valley Megamall—drop by to check out its bestsellers including the award-winning Luminous Silk Foundation among others.


Marc Jacobs Beauty is bring the ’70s back with the Lust & Stardust collection

Fans of glitter, shimmer and any sort of highly reflective makeup, time to brace yourselves and put on your shades for Marc Jacobs’ limited-edition Lust & Stardust collection—a razzle-dazzle lineup that’s guaranteed to pique your inner glitter-loving maven.

Keep your peepers bedazzled with four new shades of the See-quins Glam Glitter Eyeshadow, demi-pressed and glitter-packed for maximum sparkle; your lips pouty with the Enamoured Dazzling Lip Lacquer Lipglosses in four colours (from rusty rose to lavender mauve); and your glow down pat with the upsized O!mega Glaze All-Over Foil Luminiser, now in a special-edition soft peach and golden copper.

Koh Gen Do officially launches in Malaysia

Japanese makeup brand Koh Gen Do has officially launched in Malaysia, and if it’s your first time hearing of this 33-year old brand, just know that its range of foundations have been a Hollywood makeup artist favourite for a while now. Its formulations are a combination of botanicals and Japanese skincare technology, with focus on keeping complexion luminous and naturally fresh. Long-time favourites include the Aqua Foundation, Makeup Colour Base, Face Powder, Cleansing Spa Water Remover and more.

Koh Gen Do is available on Hermo, Play Up Advance at Fahrenheit88, and Air Asia.

Lily-Rose Depp’s makeup look for The King premiere is #goals


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Lily-Rose Depp’s most recent movie premiere look for The King is worthy of her role. In celebrity makeup artist Nina Park’s BTS video on Instagram, the all-pink look had hints of taupe and nude to complement her dress. In case you’re inspired to take up this charming makeup look, add these to your beauty arsenal: Chanel’s lip liner in “Modore Nude” and Rouge Coco Flash in “Casual”.

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen is the new face of Dior Capture Totale


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Enviromentalist, author, supermodel and activist Gisele Bündchen adds another role to her repertoire—the new ambassador of Dior’s skincare range, Dior Capture Totale. “The perfect embodiment of healthy beauty, our new spokesmodel is the icon of wellness, generated by a unique idea of healthy and purely authentic beauty,” said Claude Martinez, president and CEO of Parfums Christian Dior. Keep an eye out this 2020 for the Brazilian supermodel’s debut ad campaigns for this skincare range.

Beyoncé’s dad advocates for early breast cancer detection


Beyoncé’s father Matthew Knowles shared his journey as a breast cancer survivor just this Wednesday on American morning TV show Good Morning America. The 67-year old former manager of Beyoncé and Solange Knowles revealed that he had to undergo surgery after detecting a risk via a mammogram, and that he also had the BRCA2 gene mutation that puts him at a higher risk for other types of cancer.

“I learned that the numbers that we have for men on breast cancer are not adequate because we don’t have enough men that come forward that take the exam,” he said on the show. “I’m hoping by me coming here today, speaking out, letting folks know that you can survive this, but it has to be early detection. I can’t overemphasize the word ‘early.'”

Dua Lipa goes rose gold—a week after scoring bangs


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A week after debuting bangs at Paris Fashion Week, Dua Lipa showed off a new hair colour that had a surprising twist. The singer sported rose gold blonde tresses in her recent Instagram post—but swipe right to peek at her original brunette locks hidden beneath. Is it safe to say that the two-toned hair trend will soon replace the ombré look?

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