Regardless of his decades-long standing as a magnificence and trend icon, RuPaul has solely ever launched make-up with two manufacturers: Colorevolution (certainly one of Drag Race‘s sponsors), and MAC’s Viva Glam marketing campaign. That, nonetheless, is about to vary this week with RuPaul’s launch of his long-anticipated assortment with Mally Magnificence, a beloved model based by movie star make-up artist Mally Roncal.
The Mally X RuPaul Coloration Cosmetics Assortment might be accessible solely from qvc.com and mally.com beginning Friday, September 20 — and this one’s private.
As Roncal and RuPaul inform Attract, the duo met within the early ’90s when Roncal was working as an assistant to clothier Kalinka. They crossed paths when Rupaul got here to the designer’s workplaces for a runway present becoming; what ensued was greater than 20 years of friendship that is nonetheless going robust at this time.
“You owe it to your self to take the time to find and have enjoyable. It is the enjoyable of being a human and having the ability to embellish your self and having the ability to not take life too significantly.”
“We immediately grew to become associates,” Roncal says of their assembly and longterm bond. “We have been at all times cheering one another on from the sidelines.” Many years after changing into associates, Roncal reached out to RuPaul a couple of collaboration, and he unflinchingly accepted. “She embodies the whole lot I really like about make-up and the playfulness of it,” Rupaul gushes. “When she requested me to collaborate, I believed, ‘Completely’.”
Collectively, Roncal and RuPaul created a large assortment that embodies the enjoyable of sporting make-up, in what he says are the shades each magnificence lover ought to have whether or not they’re a down-to-Earth on a regular basis person or an expert drag queen.
“These are the colours that I put on on a regular basis, they usually completely work,” RuPaul says. “There’s one thing there for everybody. It is enjoyable to play with the tendencies, however you wish to hold going again to the classics. There’s a whole lot of enjoyable there, too.”
It appears that evidently virtually day by day, one other former Drag Race contestant is launching their very own model or collaborative assortment — this yr alone, Willam Belli, Aquaria, Trixie Mattel, and extra have dipped their toes into the quickly rising pool of movie star magnificence strains.
Nonetheless, followers have been left ready with bated breath for creations by RuPaul, the queen who paved the best way for all of them. And that is precisely what Roncal is bringing to the desk this week. See your entire vary of limited-edition, face, eye, and lip merchandise under.