This Week’s Need-to-Know Beauty News
Here's what you need to know.
Billie Eilish momentarily switched up her hair colour
Billie Eilish, the winner of Artist of the Year at the inaugural Apple Music Awards, is always making headlines. And this week, the young star was on our radar thanks to her new self-directed music video for Xanny. In the clip she appeared on screen without her token green and black hair. Instead, she sported a soft brown hue — a grand contrast to the electric colours she’s worn in the past. Paired with simple monochromatic styling, the Ocean Eyes singer proved she’s a true chameleon.
Pat McGrath launched a limited-edition Star Wars makeup collection
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This week, makeup artist Pat McGrath revealed her latest product: a limited-edition Pat McGrath Labs x Star Wars collection, which will be available on December 13, ahead of the The Rise of Skywalker movie release. Featured in the collection are three different Lip Fetish lip balms (in gold, clear and nude), and two palettes with cinematic-inspired shades. A second drop of the collection will arrive on December 26 with one more palette and lip balm. “The Star Wars characters have become integrated into our culture in such a major way that it’s hard to imagine a world without them!” said McGrath in a statement. “Anyone who follows me on social media knows I am obsessed with Star Wars and otherworldly galactic opulence, ranging from the rebellious beauty of Princess Leia to the gilded glamour of C3PO.” Shop the products at patmcgrath.com.
Kim Kardashian West announced a holiday exclusive fragrance and it’s only available online at Ulta Beauty
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I’m so excited to announce my holiday exclusive fragrance ULTA Crystal Pear & Peony. The scent is sweet and has notes of winter vanilla crème, golden amber crystal, sparkling peony blossoms and sugar-coated bergamot. The fragrance is $35 and now available online only at @ultabeauty.
Kim Kardashian West took to Instagram to share the news of a holiday fragrance. In the announcement video, which was recorded a month ago in her People’s Choice Awards Versace look, Kardashian West revealed that her KKW Crystal Pear & Peony comes with a special gift: a healing crystal in mint-coloured aventurine quartz, which represents luck and prosperity and brings harmony to the mind, body and soul. The perfume itself is a sweet scent, with notes of vanilla crème, golden amber crystal, sparkling peony blossoms and sugar-coated bergamot. The perfume is exclusively sold on ulta.com. Though Ulta Beauty does not ship outside the U.S., leaving the new KKW fragrance untouched by Canadian hands, there’s hope that Ulta Beauty will lay bricks down in Canada in the near future. Along with a KKW Fragrance drop, the beauty mastermind also released her holiday Glitz & Glam collection this week, filled with lipsticks, glosses, jewel-tone eyeshadows and body shimmers, all available on kkwbeauty.com.