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Beauty buzz: Anya Taylor-Joy and Emma Raducanu are Dior's newest Global Brand Ambassadors

Beauty buzz: Anya Taylor-Joy and Emma Raducanu are Dior's newest Global Brand Ambassadors

October headlines

Text: Redzhanna Jazmin

Chella Man is the first trans face of YSL Beauty, Gucci Beauty makes its debut at Sephora Malaysia and more beauty headlines from October

Dior announces the newest Global Brand Ambassadors for Women's Fashion and Makeup

The newest faces of Dior Beauty certainly are an impressive pair. The first of the two new Dior ambassadors is none other than actress Anya Taylor-Joy. The Emma actress' appointment comes as no surprise—she made her silver screen debut in the 2015 horror flick, The Witch, but was catapulted into mega-stardom after her performance in the 2020 Netflix show, The Queen's Gambit. Since then, she has become quite the red carpet favourite, with her signature style having earned the starlet her latest gig.

The second addition to the Dior family is British tennis star Emma Raducanu, who made a name for herself as the winner of the 2021 US Open. The athlete recently stunned at the premiere of the latest James Bond flick, No Time To Die, wearing a dress from Dior's Cruise 2022 collection. You could say that she is a perfect match for the Dior brand. No? We'll show ourselves out.

In their new roles as Dior's Global Brand Ambassadors, the pair will be representing the visions of Dior Makeup's Creative and Image Director Peter Philips and Women’s Creative Director Maria Grazie Chiuri.

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Emma Raducanu at the 'No Time To Die' premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London

Fresh launches an audiovisual experience for its 30th anniversary

Fresh is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year and, to commemorate the occasion, they have pledged 30 commitments through their Forever Fresh foundation which works towards a brighter future by 2030.

The brand has also created an audiovisual experience for their big pearl anniversary, titled 'A Fresh Take'. It is a series of podcasts that centres the beauty industry around the brand's goals for sustainability. Here's a fun detail: Each podcast has been timed perfectly to complement your Fresh masking experiences—get masking and get educated all at once!

The 'A Fresh Take' podcast is available here and here.

Chella Man is the first trans masculine face of YSL Beauté

Actor, model, and deaf activist Chella Man made history earlier this month as one of the first trans masculine faces to front a major beauty brand. The influencer announced his latest role as a member of YSL Beauty's Nu Collective through an Instagram post of the campaign. 

The YSL campaign is aimed at the health- and eco-conscious Gen Z demographic in the promotion of the brand's new Nu Collection. The diffusion collection is a line of multifunctional skincare-makeup hybrid products formulated with sustainably-sourced ingredients for the eco-conscious generation of beauty shoppers.

The line will be launched exclusively in the US for now, but if there any changes in availability we'll be the first to let you know!

Gucci Beauty launches at Sephora Malaysia

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Beauty nerds, rejoice! One of the beauty industry's most celebrated luxury beauty houses has finally arrived at Sephora. Gucci Beauty announced its launch at the Fahrenheit 88 Sephora flagship store earlier this month, and you can now discover the brand's full product lineup (including all of their brand-new launches) in-person and online.

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L'Occitane celebrates World Sight Day with the Charity Kit

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In case you missed it, World Sight Day was on the 14th of October, and in honour of the occasion, L'Occitane Malaysia released their Caring For Sight Charity Kit. The brand's charity fundraising project was initially launched in 2009 in support of local NGOs for the visually impaired, and this year's goal was to fundraise RM100,000 (in addition to the RM50,000 co-funded by the L'Occitane foundation) for the caring for sight project committed by Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur & College of Ophthalmologists.

The charity kit is priced at RM68 from 14th October to 31st December 2021, available online here and in-store.

Lush introduces their eco-friendly Cork Pots

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If you're a fan of shampoo bars but you cannot stand the mess, Lush is here with a solution for you. The brand has just released their reusable cork pots, designed for their naked shampoo bars.

They are 100 per cent reusable and biodegradable, sourced from Southern Portugal, and they have been designed to keep your shampoo bars dry and travel-friendly.

SHOP HERE, RM70

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