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Starting a make-up line felt like a wonderful opportunity to transmit a spirit and encourage people to express themselves,” said Marc Jacobs of his eponymous beauty line, which launched in the UAE with an incredible party at Caudro Gallery, DIFC last night. 

The Marc Jacobs beauty range is his second foray into the cosmetic world, having already produced several fragrances for men and women, and the designer took plenty of time to ensure the products and packaging reflected his strict standards. With the collection encompassing professional make-up in vivid colours, innovative skincare products and sleek tools, we’re not really sure how we’ve survived this long without it.

EWs favourite highlights include the Style Eye-Con eyeshadow pallets created with British make-up artist Diane Kendal that are colour-coded according to different iconic looks including The Vamp and The Starlet.

2.IMG_0284  Senior Editor Sophia Serin at the jam-packed launch

IMG_0276 Colour outside the lines with the kaleidoscopic eyeshadow pallets

Leading a famously healthy lifestyle, the in-demand designer wanted to reflect his personal ethos in the collection, choosing skin-friendly and innovative ingredients for his creamy foundations and powder compacts.

2.IMG_0292  Guests Gabriela Miloda and Stephanie Khouy

1Fotor01031120142 Guests mingled as the DJ livened the atmosphere

2.IMG_0361 Beauty Editor Samantha admires the collection

2.IMG_0234 The pigmented lip colours come in six different shades and were named after Marc’s favourite rock and pop music

3.IMG_0120 Back at EW HQ, Fashion Editor Angela gets to grip with the Lip Vinyl Gloss in Fame

The Marc Jacobs beauty collection is exclusively available at Sephora