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Celebrities are often paid thousands of dollars to lend their notable faces for the endorsement of popular products and beauty services, but these business-minded beauties have decided to go after much larger pieces of the pie by going into business for themselves and establishing their own product lines and brands.
Rihanna was spotted in Barbados dressed “unusually demure,” Daily Mail Online reports. That’s because the oft-risqué “Pour It Up” singer was attending Dance 4 Life, a charity event for AIDS/HIV awareness. Her charitable efforts for AIDS and HIV in her native island parallels her new gig as MAC’s spokeswoman for Viva Glam lipstick. One hundred percent of the product’s proceeds go towards fighting the deadly illness. “Super thrilled to be teaming up with @MACcosmetics for charity! #VIVAGLAM more lipstick, more lives impacted!” Rihanna tweeted about MAC’s global campaign. MAC Cosmetics began it’s first philanthropic push to fight AIDS and HIV back in 1994, The Daily News reports. That same year, the makeup line created the pink and red-hued lipstick line, Viva Glam, to raise money for its humanitarian fund.
“Back in 2000 rapper Lil’ Kim and R’n’B singer Mary J. Blige were named as the spokespeople for the Viva Glam project. Since then numerous celebrities including Christina Aguilera, Pamela Anderson, Ricky Martin, and Linda Evangelista have all fronted the campaign,” The Daily News said.
Last year, it was Nicki Minaj who was the spokesmodel for the lipstick — and she was MAC’s best seller! Now Rihanna’s taking the crown for the new face of Viva Glam to benefit men and women affected by the disease. “Rihanna’s got big shoes to fill, according to some stats from Nicki Minaj. [...] We’re not too worried, though: after all, RiRi Woo sold out in 3 hours,” MTV said. Rihanna’s Viva Glam campaign is set to launch in January 2014. There was also talk of another line like RiRi Woo coming in June.
The fellas love luscious lips! And ladies love luring lashes! Lashes are one trend which originally served in an effort to add dramatic flair to Hollywood actresses, but have now managed to make their way the lids of teens, moms and working women who just want a little extra something. Lash application is a perfect way to save time in the morning routine and look phenomenal for every photo op, but with so many options, who has time to figure out what to choose? Not worries, we’ve got you covered for 10 things everyone should know about the fabulous falsies.
What’s a morning makeup routine without a few tricks up your sleeve? Even if you’re not a professional makeup artist, you can surely have some tricks up your sleeve! Madame Noire is here to help change your makeup routine from funky to fresh–and we come armed with the skills of freelance makeup artist Joyal McNeil.