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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. 

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Maluma Teams Up With Luxury Brand Balmain For This Must-Have Fashion Collection

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Maluma Teams Up With Luxury Brand Balmain For This Must-Have Fashion Collection

It’s 2021 and we have no shortage of epic collaborations between some of the world’s biggest Latino stars and top fashion brands. Everyone from J Balvin and Bad Bunny to Cardi B and now Maluma have entered the fashion industry to sell a lifestyle. And people are buying!

Maluma and French fashion house Balmain bring us a limited-edition collaboration.

Colombian superstar Maluma has partnered with French fashion house Balmain to launch a limited edition collection that will be available from April 12 through June 1 in all Balmain stores, including brick and mortar and online.

The collection, which includes sneakers, blazers, t-shirts, pants and other ready-to-wear clothing, will also be available at Saks Fifth Avenue as of April 15.

The Balmain + Maluma line marks the first time ever the brand has designed a line with a celebrity. And it seems like the brand’s creative designer is pretty excited about the collab. Through photos on his Instagram, Olivier Rousteing referred to the reggaetón singer as his inspiration, captioned with supportive laudatory messages about merging their cultures and joint design process.

“Maluma, more than him being an incredible singer,” Rousteing notes, “[brings] a lot to the fashion community with his joy and his happiness and the fact that he’s always playing up his style from different kinds of houses from around the world, mixing different cultures as well… I think the collaboration with Maluma is obviously giving to Balmain and pushing the aesthetic more internationally.”

Maluma also seems to be pumped for the opportunity!

Although Balmain has featured other celebrities in advertising campaigns and runway shows, it has never actually enlisted a celebrity to help design a full, name-branded line.

The brand’s high profile, along with the haute-couture retail price of the collection, underscores how entrenched Maluma is now in the global fashion world and how valuable his endorsement and name is perceived by high fashion.

“It’s been one of my goals to work with a respected fashion house on a collection, but this journey was more exciting, as Olivier pushed me to design with him and sketch looks that I personally will wear off the stage and showcase high couture with a bit of Papi Juancho,” says Maluma, referencing both his album name and alter ego.

But if you want a piece of the collection be prepared to drop those coins.

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Items in the Balmain + Maluma collection range from a black cotton T-shirt that retails for $495, to $1,500 high top sneakers to a $2,555 multi-color print bomber jacket.

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Madonna’s Daughter Lourdes Embraces Natural Body Hair In Beautiful Selfie With Mom

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Madonna’s Daughter Lourdes Embraces Natural Body Hair In Beautiful Selfie With Mom

Grooming habits should be a matter of personal choice, but thanks to generations of the patriarchy telling women how they should look, what they should wear, and how they should take care of their bodies, that isn’t always the case. Thankfully, more and more brave women are embracing their natural beauty and that includes their own body hair.

Lourdes Leon showing off her natural arm pit hair is the normalization of body hair we all need.

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Whether it’s on the red carpet or in a photo with her mom, Madonna, Lourdes Leon has a relationship with her body hair we can all admire. For instance, he two posed for a rare selfie on April 10, and Leon’s natural look moved us another step closer to normalizing visible body hair.

The sweet image is captioned: “Like Pieces of your Heart Walking around outside of you #lola.”

‘Lola’ is the nickname of Madonna’s eldest child, whom she shares with Cuban personal trainer-actor Carlos Leon.

The fashion icon’s post has received more than 440,000 ‘likes’ with many fans praising her daughter’s decision to embrace her natural body hair – with comments including “two beautiful, strong women” and “beautiful mother with her gorgeous daughter.”

Leon has never been shy about embracing her natural beauty.

Her mother has pushed beauty boundaries for decades, so it makes sense the 24-year-old model would choose to do the same. In November 2018, Lourdes generated headlines when she showed off her unshaved armpits and legs on the red carpet at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Gala, just weeks after she turned heads for the same reason on the catwalk at New York Fashion Week.

Earlier this year, in February, she also showed off a glimpse of armpit hair in a new fashion campaign for Marc Jacobs. 

It seems that Lourdes may even have been inspired by her famous mom when it comes to ditching the razor. Speaking to Harper’s Bazaar in 2010, the singer said: “Going to high school, I saw how popular girls had to behave to get the boys. I knew I couldn’t fit into that.

“So I decided to do the opposite. I refused to wear makeup, to have a hairstyle. I refused to shave. I had hairy armpits.”

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