Valentino is launching a make-up line. Valentino Beauty will launch in Selfridges in the UK from May 31 and boasts a genderless foundation in 40 shades, 50 lipsticks, and “experimental” eye products.

Pierpaolo Piccioli, creative director of Maison Valentino, commented that: “Valentino Beauty is human beauty, a couture make-up open to all genders, ages, and cultures.”

On what beauty means to him, he continued: “Beauty is a complexity resolved through love. Beauty is democratic. I look at the identity of each individual, the uniqueness that encloses diversity and inclusivity.

“Beauty is about grace. Grace is something that you cannot describe, it is a perception. Beauty is something that gives me emotion. It is a connection.”

While it’s their first foray into make-up, the Italian luxury fashion house has a fragrance collection, with Voce Viva, the latest to be launched in September.

Subscribe to our Free Daily All4Women Newsletter to enter

Lady Gaga is the face of the scent and starred in a TV commercial featuring a stripped-back rendition of her hit song ‘Sine from Above’, which usually features Sir Elton John.

Piccioli said in a statement at the time: “Lady Gaga means freedom, self-consciousness, pure heart. Her participation in this campaign elevates the symbolic power of the project to the highest level. She is the icon of a generation. Her message of freedom, passion for art, self-consciousness and equality is the same our Valentino community stands for. I am so proud for having her in.”

The perfume was conceptualised by Piccioli and the Valentino Beauty Team at L’Oréal.

 

READ MORE

WIN a luxury handbag with the NEW LILY ROSE collection

WIN a luxury handbag with the NEW LILY ROSE collection

Stand a chance to win a luxury handbag of your choice from The Lily Rose Collection to the value of R2100!

Stella McCartney launches sustainable capsule collection with adidas

Stella McCartney and adidas have dropped a sustainable capsule collection, which melds “classic Stella outerwear with a youthful athleticism”.

Valentino’s debut make-up collection includes a genderless foundation + 50 lipsticks

Valentino has announced its first-ever make-up line which will launch in the UK on May 31.

Review: The brown girl’s guide to self-tanning

Yes, brown girls can self-tan too! Take at look at all the benefits and easy steps to look like a golden goddess…

Minnie Dlamini shares make-up free selfie & reveals her beauty secret

Minnie Dlamini shares make-up free selfie & reveals her beauty secret

Mother of one Minnie Dlamini has recently shared a make-up free selfie with her fans.

Author: BANG Showbiz