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For Your Next New York Trip, Checkout Audrey Hepburn And Marilyn Monroe’s Beauty Products Straight From Their Vanities

There’s no denying the staying power of makeup. It has a long and rich that researchers have proved to have had 10,000 years. In celebration of its past and former times, the Makeup Museum is being established in New York. Fans of cosmetics will get a chance to celebrate the history of makeup. It opened next May 2020 in the Meatpacking District. 

The new museum will celebrate the history of beauty and cosmetics and its influence on our culture and society.

The new museum will feature a series of exhibitions that will touch on the trends of decades that span over 10,000 years of makeup history. To kick of the exhibits, the Makeup Museum will debut “Pink Jungle: 1950s Makeup in America.” The retro exhibit will feature the iconic makeup trends of the 50s and highlight the decade’s most celebrated beauty icons. That’s right, you can bet a whole lot of images of blonde bombshell Marilyn Monroe, classic leading lady Audrey Hepburn and the ever divine Greta Garbo. 

Speaking about the new museum, Doreen Bloch, the executive director and co-founder of The Makeup Museum has said that “The Makeup Museum is a critical institution for the cultural landscape in New York and globally. Makeup has a 10,000-year history, spanning from the ancient Egyptians and the kohl eyeliner they used to kabuki and geisha makeup in Japan, all the way to drag makeup and the influence it has today on pop culture.”

According to Bloch the museum will display, one-of-a-kind items including creams, powders, and skin pastes straight from the vanities of Hollywood’s 1950s starlets.  “Our goal is to be able to house many exhibitions and immerse people in different time periods, and give people a really deep understanding in a very fun way, how integral the beauty aspect of each era was and how it played out,” Rachel Goodwin, the makeup artist to Emma Stone, also co-founded the Makeup Museum, told The Hollywood Reporter. “What I really do hope is that makeup artists get a museum that legitimizes their craft in a way that has not happened before. We’re called artists, but still seen as being on the fringe. I want to elevate the huge impact makeup artists have had on cultural norms and how they have shifted the way we see ourselves. I want to elevate them to fine art status.”

Visitors of the exhibit can get pumped to see beauty products that run the gambit vintage items.

From brands like Elizabeth Arden, Helena Rubinstein, Max Factor and Sally Hansen, fans of beauty will get a chance to see the evolution of trends like cay eye and bold red lip. The fifties-themed exhibition is set to also include the skin-care products used by Marylin Monroe. According to Bloch the museum will start its show with the display of the 1950s because of its role in developing and molding the makeup industry of today of which brands like Elizabeth Arden and Sally Hansen were born.

Latina beauty boss and Besame Cosmetics chief executive officer, Gabriela Hernandez has worked with other executives to launch the museum.

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⭐︎ В Нью-Йорке откроется первый Музей макияжа История макияжа и грима богата событиями, которые повлияли на развитие общества не меньше, чем модная индустрия. По словам организаторов, первая выставка расскажет о стилистике 50-х и абсолютной любви к розовому. В мае 2020 года откроется первый Музей макияжа в Нью-Йорке, который будет прославлять культовые бьюти-образы и рассказывать о видении прекрасного в разные промежутки времени. Грядущие выставки будут охватывать около десяти тысяч лет истории макияжа и грима, а детальные экспозиции поведают о бьюти-предпочтениях одного десятилетия. Дебютный проект The Makeup Museum имеет название «Розовые джунгли: макияж 1950-х годов в Америке» и будет рассказывать о знаковых тенденциях макияжа и влиятельных женщинах того времени, включая Мэрилин Монро, Грету Гарбо и Одри Хепберн. Более того, на выставке будут представлены в виде экспонатов косметические принадлежности Монро и Гарбо. «Музей макияжа является важным учреждением для культурного ландшафта в Нью-Йорке и во всем мире», — рассказывает Дорин Блох, исполнительный директор и соучредитель Музея макияжа. «Макияж имеет тысячелетнюю историю, начиная с древних египтян (кайал-подводки для глаз), и кабуки-макияжа, который наносили гейши в Японии, и заканчивая современными тенденциями мейк-ап культуры». По словам директора The Makeup Museum, первый проект расскажет о 50-х только потому, что это логическое начало рождения всех культовых американских брендов косметики: Elizabeth Arden, Helena Rubinstein, Max Factor and Sally Hansen. Над выставками нового музея также будут работать владелица бьюти-марки Besame Cosmetics Габриэла Эрнандес, а также известные визажисты Рейчел Гудвин и Влада Фоменко-Хаггерт. . #хаб_стильжизни #музеймакияжа #makeupmuseum #newyork #themakeupmuseum

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Hernandez is reported to have worked with fellow beauty executives and makeup artists to sponsor the museum’s first exhibit.  Hernandez is said to be working alongside celebrity makeup artists like Rachel Goodwin and Vlada Haggerty. 

“The ’50s was a time of immense change,” Bloch said in her interview. “You have the advent of the color TV, which is game-changing for the makeup industry, where all of a sudden you can actually see the color of Lucille Ball’s lips in I Love Lucy, and how that impacted the sale of cosmetics. You see also how many rules there were at the time for how you were meant to use makeup… We’re going to create a spin on that to shine a light on this system in a unique and modern way.” 

The Makeup Museum is set to debut at a key time in the industry of beauty and makeup. 

Less than a decade ago brands like Urban Decay M.A.C. and Anastasia Beverly Hills felt like the Queen Bees of the beauty industry. The brands undoubtedly contributed to the swarm of beauty tutorial videos that were created on platforms like Youtube and Instagram and subsequently redefined their forms. Today, the U.S. makeup brands, like their industry have seen a massive fall in sales according to a report by the NPD Group released this year. With newer and brands like  Kylie Jenner’s Kylie Cosmetics and Glossier changing up the game and ranking in multi-million dollar deals, these brands have been cast to the back burner.

The new museum is set to premiere at 94 Gansevoort Street and will be open for six months with plans to remain in a New York flagship after it closes. 

Sweet & Empowering Tattoo Ideas For The Latina Who Loves Herself

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Sweet & Empowering Tattoo Ideas For The Latina Who Loves Herself

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With so many types of tattoos out there, it can be easy to feel like its hard to find something unique. Especially when it comes to paying tribute to your Latinidad. Fortunately, we dug around Instagram and found some of the sweetest and hilarious tattoos that are perfect for Latinas.

Check them out below!

This one that has all of our names written all over it

For tequila and Grey’s Anatomy fans

And another tequila tattoo for good measure

For the spikey and sweet agave lover

This tattoo is perfect for Cubanas who love café

For la rosa at heart

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🌹 #tattoo #rosetattoo

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For the freedom fighter

These Taíno inspired tattoos

And these beautiful tattoos for Boricuas

For the rum lover

For the lovely minimalist with pride

And of course for the Frida fan

Besamé Cosmetics’ Sold-Out ‘Lucille Ball Collection’ Is Officially Coming Back This Fall

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Besamé Cosmetics’ Sold-Out ‘Lucille Ball Collection’ Is Officially Coming Back This Fall

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Fans love Lucille Ball so much that when Besamé Cosmetics launched a collection dedicated to her back in June all of its items were sold out within a matter of twelve hours. The collection paid homage to the beauty of the iconic Hollywood comedian who, alongside her husband (Cuban bandleader Desi Arnaz), starred in the television classic “I Love Lucy.”

Now, the souped-up limited-edition Lucy items are back by popular demand.

The launch date? This September.

Lucy fans can pre-order lipstick of the new line on the brand’s website.

“Already, hundreds of orders have come in to pre-order these colors inspired by classic Lucy looks,” a representative from Besamé told Allure about the line which pays homage to the iconic actress’s signature look.

The retro makeup line gives fans a chance to seize up to seven beauty items that are supposed to match the makeup Ball wore in her days of stardom. The Ball collection comes complete with an eye shadow palette, lipstick, a pressed powder compact, and a pencil set for eyes and lips.

Like every Besamé item, the collection’s products are encased in rounded gold. This time, however, they come with a special design that features an original drawing of the actress.

The collection can be purchased as a bundle for $150. Additional gifted items will be included for the whole bunch.

According to Allure, those who purchase the collection will receive “two additional and exclusive products: an I Love Lucy tote bag and a set of false lashes the brand says ‘are based on the exact size, shape, and color that Lucille Ball wore.'”

The Lucille Ball collection is just the first in a new collection by Besamé.

Besamé has stated that they intend on producing an Iconic Women Series featuring iconic figures from history. It’s unknown as of yet who else will be featured on the upcoming products but we’re crossing our fingers for Latina icons like Dolores Huerta, Celia Cruz, and Rita Moreno.