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A 17-Year-Old MUA Glammed Her Mexican Dad And It Is The Response Machistas Deserve

As much as the media wants to portray Latino dads (or Latino men in general) as machista, this right here proves how far from the truth that is. This makeup artist applied a full face on her dad as an innocent joke. What she took away from this went far deeper than what everyone saw on the surface.

17-year-old Gisela Villa has been practicing makeup application for two years, and she’s gotten REALLY good.

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She says she learned almost everything from watching other artists on YouTube.

While some men criticize women for “wearing too much makeup,” Gisela’s dad, Lucio, has been her #1 fan.

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“At first, the thought I was doing it just to do it, but as I started growing, he started supporting me a lot,” Gisela told mitú. “My dad is actually the one who takes me makeup shopping. He tells me ‘Oh that looks really nice or… maybe not that color.”

Dad goals, right?!

Seeing how her dad is so supportive, she wanted to see what his mustache would look like under fierce highlight and contour.

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“I always wondered what he’d look like if he had makeup on because he has a big mustache. So I always thought to myself, ‘It’d be really funny if I did my makeup on him,’ but I never mentioned it to him.”

It wasn’t until boredom struck that she asked if he was down for a makeover. He gave in and said, “Okay – just this one time.” Because what dad doesn’t do things like this for baby girl?

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“ I was super bored at home, about to cook dinner and I kind of just remembered I wanted to do my dad’s makeup. He had just gotten home from work and I asked him. He just looked at me without saying anything and I was SO EXCITED.”

Gisela grabbed all her tools, and as her dad watched TV — and in less than 40 minutes — she glammed him up with a full face of primer, foundation, eyeshadow, lashes, contour and highlight for *the gawds.*

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“He was aware of what I was going to do because he had seen it on me so many times… Until I put fake eyelashes on him, he was like ‘I can’t open my eyes!’ He probably thought I wasn’t going to go that far, but I did.” ??

His reaction after looking in the mirror was pretty priceless…

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“There was no mirror in front of him [during the application]. When I was done, he got up and looked at himself. I was laughing so hard – almost crying. He looked at me and said, ‘Oh, you’re so crazy,’ and he started laughing. He was looking at himself, probably thinking, ‘Is this really me?’ I thought his reaction would be different. I thought he was going to be like, ‘Oh that’s too much,’ but he started laughing.”

In fact, Gisela’s dad embraced it so much, he went to show off to his wife and kids running around the neighborhood.

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“Once I was done, he went to show my mom and said, ‘Look at me, do I look beautiful now?’ My mom laughed, then he asked, ‘Can you give me a kiss?’ She said, ‘No! You’re wearing lipstick!’ She laughed because she was so surprised.”

“There were a few kids running around my neighborhood, and he walked outside for 20 minutes, and he was just standing there and all these little kids would pass and say, ‘Oh my god, he’s wearing makeup!’ They laughed and their reaction made my dad laugh. He wore it for at least 20 minutes, then was like, ‘Okay, I’m going to take this off.’ He had glitter everywhere.”

After Gisela posted pictures on Twitter, trolls came out and said he’d lost his masculinity… but they’re brushing off those haters.

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“For every 10 people that commented, one would say things like, ‘Your dad just lost his masculinity for this.’ Or ‘Makeup shouldn’t be for guys. What has this world come to?’ I’ve never liked to bring attention to negativity, but this isn’t right.”

But Gisela’s dad has a newfound respect for women AND men who wear makeup. They both hope the virality of his makeover serves to change lives.

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“If a guy wants to wear makeup, he should be able to wear makeup as much as any girl. Makeup comes off. There’s no rules to makeup,” she told mitú. Preach!

Oh, and as for who taught him how to pose like this…

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“Haha, I did! When I wanted to take pictures of him… Every time I do my makeup I want to take pictures, of course. And he’s always telling me, ‘When will you stop taking pictures of yourself?’ And he sees how I do all these hand motions, and I pose this way or that way. Right before I was going to take the pictures he said, ‘Let me do it how you do it.’ He started doing the hand poses, so I guess he got it from me.”


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Morphe and Lisa Frank Have Teamed Up For a Nostalgic Makeup Collection That Is Perfect For ’90s Babies

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Morphe and Lisa Frank Have Teamed Up For a Nostalgic Makeup Collection That Is Perfect For ’90s Babies

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Good news for ’90s babies! The popular Morphe x Lisa Frank makeup collection is back in stock! The bright-colored school supplies brand and the budget-friendly makeup brand are, once again, teaming up for a collection to end all collections.

Last week, Morphe announced that they’re not only relaunching their Lisa Frank collection, but they were adding new products to the cult-favorite line.

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Both makeup-lovers and Lisa Frank-lovers (and let’s be honest, there’s quite a bit of overlap here) can have fun with this team-up. The collection crossover originally debuted in November of last year to great fanfare.

At the time, the collab was everything millenials had been hoping for. “We hope the elevated packaging and iconic Lisa Frank spirit, combined with Morphe’s trusted formulas, will bring happiness and excitement as the consumer interacts with the collection from beginning to end,” Lisa Frank Inc. said.

While November’s launch was a three-piece collection, this release has the added bonus of a lip-crayon trio.

Last year, the Morphe x Lisa Frank collection consisted of a brush set, an eye shadow palette and a set of sponges–all created to look like the iconic Lisa Frank Inc. brand. This time around, they raised the stakes a bit and got into the lip-game.

While the lip crayons are packaged in Lisa Frank’s signature psychedelic colors, the lip pigments themselves are neutral. And, not to mention, gorgeous. Based off of the swatching, the colors will look good on all skin tones. The crayons’ shades are “Lifetime Fan”, “Kid at Heart”, and “Friends 4 Ever”.

Morphe’s iconic 35B palette was also Frankified to be brighter, bolder, and more playful.

The eyeshadow shades had names like “Playtime Kittens”, “Rainbow Chaser”, and “Prancing Unis”. Based off of those shade names, its safe to say that Morphe really dedicated itself to the Lisa Frank theme.

And as if the collab couldn’t get any better, the eyeshadow palette comes in three different covers: Zoomer & Zorbit, Forrest, and Prancing Unis.

So far, customers have been raving about the quality of the Morphe x Lisa Frank collection items.

“So so pretty and bright!” wrote one reviewer of the 35B palette. “Lots to play with & gives me nostalgia for when I was obsessed with Lisa.” (Weren’t we all??)

“I used to have a binder full of everything Lisa Frank so this palette was a NEED for me. I highly recommend it!” wrote another. “The shades aren’t patchy, they blend beautifully, and the color scheme is perfect.”

The collection is currently available at ULTA.com & Morphe.com and we can’t wait to try! Will you be checking it out?

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Is Literally Releasing a Chipotle-Themed Eyeshadow Palette

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Is Literally Releasing a Chipotle-Themed Eyeshadow Palette

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We’ve seen our fair share of weird brand collabs in the past, but this is truly one we didn’t see coming.

On Thursday, Chipotle and e.l.f. Cosmetics announced that they were teaming up for a collaboration.

Both makeup-lovers and Chipotle-lovers can have fun with the team-up. According to the press release, e.l.f will be selling Chipotle-themed makeup and Chipotle will be selling makeup-themed food. Confused? Keep reading.

On March 9th, e.l.f. cosmetics is launching their e.l.f. x Chipotle makeup collection, a range of products that includes a Chipotle-themed eyeshadow palette, a tinted lip-gloss, an avocado-shaped beauty sponge, and a makeup bag that looks exactly like Chipotle’s famous to-go bags.

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The eyeshadow palette is made up of 12 shades, each of which are named after one of Chipotle’s signature ingredients. For example, the leaf-green shade is called “Lettuce”, the buttery gold shade is called “Corn Salsa”…you get the picture. The “Make It Hot” lip gloss is a sheer, hot-pink shade that is formulated with Vitamin E and coconut oil.

And as an added bonus, when you purchase the Chipotle eyeshadow palette, you’ll be emailed a voucher for free Chipotle chips and guac.

But makeup isn’t the only aspect of the promotion. Chipotle, too, will be offering a limited-time option. The fast-casual restaurant will be selling an entrée called “Eyes. Chips. Face. Bowl.” And in honor of e.l.f. Cosmetics’ vegan and cruelty free products, the menu item will be vegan.

The bowl will consist of white rice, pinto beans, hot salsa, corn salsa, guac, lettuce, and a side of chips. But it won’t be available forever! You’ll only be able to find it in the “Featured” section of Chipotle’s website or app from March 10 through March 17.

If you’re surprised by this collab, you’re not the only one. After all, “Mexican food” isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of makeup.

But e.l.f. and Chipotle seem to think that they’re a match made in heaven. After all, this is the second time the two popular brands have joined forces.

“We’re always looking for opportunities to lead culture and make authentic connections with Gen-Z alongside brands that share similar values,” said Chipotle’s VP of digital marketing, Tressie Lieberman.

And e.l.f.’s CMO was equally effusive. “There is nothing tastier or prettier than the combination of burritos and makeup!” said Kory Marchisotto, in a statement. “We have long admired Chipotle and we are thrilled to come together to do things that neither one of us have done before. We share the same renegade spirit and are both committed to bringing the best ingredients to our consumers at extraordinary prices.”

e.l.f.s Chipotle collection launches on March 9th, and the line’s prices range from $8 to $18. Get notified on the launch by going over to e.l.f.’s site. Head to Chipotle’s app or website after March 10th to order their exclusive “Eyes. Chips. Face. Bowl.” entrée.

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