Kim Kardashian back to brunette after red hair transformation

Kim Kardashian is back to being a brunette after dividing fans with her red hair transformation.The 39-year-old reality star stepped out in Calabasas, Los Angeles, with her locks dark once again, after dabbling with a fiery red hue earlier this month. …

Kim Kardashian is back to being a brunette after dividing fans with her red hair transformation.

The 39-year-old reality star stepped out in Calabasas, Los Angeles, with her locks dark once again, after dabbling with a fiery red hue earlier this month.

Kim was spotted wearing a green leather jumpsuit, a pair of matching knee-high boots, a green mini Hermes bag and a beige-coloured face mask from her own SKIMS range.

The KKW Beauty mogul took to Instagram last week to showcase her new red locks, and debuted the look in multiple video clips and selfies on her Instagram Stories.

“You guys I dyed my hair red. Do you love it?” she asked her 178 million followers.

Her hairstylist and close friend Chris Appleton insisted that it wasn’t a wig, and told People magazine that the mother-of-four was inspired by the red wig Kim wore during a promo shoot for her Sooo Fire KKW Beauty collection last year.

“Kim is a trendsetter and not afraid of doing something new. We have done the blonde and the pink before and red was unexpected. I love that about Kim,” he explained.

It was also the first time the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star had been spotted in public since her husband Kanye West announced he was running in the upcoming U.S presidential election, set to take place in November.

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Kim Kardashian ‘grateful’ for KKW Beauty collaborations with Black women

Kim Kardashian shared her appreciation for the Black women who have featured in her KKW Beauty campaigns.To celebrate Blackout Day 2020 on Tuesday, which is a day when Black Americans only spent money at Black-owned businesses, Kim took to social media…

Kim Kardashian shared her appreciation for the Black women who have featured in her KKW Beauty campaigns.

To celebrate Blackout Day 2020 on Tuesday, which is a day when Black Americans only spent money at Black-owned businesses, Kim took to social media to profile several models who have featured in ads for her hugely successful beauty brand.

The 39-year-old then encouraged other brands to consider casting the models in the future.

“We’ve had the privilege of photographing the most gorgeous black models since launching @kkwbeauty 3 years ago. I’m so grateful for their creative collaborations and I encourage other brands to book these incredible women for jobs in the future,” Kim wrote on Twitter and her Instagram Stories.

She then posted more than 30 KKW Beauty campaign shots featuring Black models, including Tori Nicole Bass, Crystal Tillman, and Theresa Hayes, and tagged their agencies and social media accounts in the pictures.

“Thank you for using your platform for good causes,” one of her Twitter followers wrote, while another added: “And the DIVERSITY in the skin TONES! We love to see it.”

Last month, Kim’s cosmetics and fragrance brand was valued at $1 billion (£799 million) after she sold a 20 per cent stake in KKW Beauty to Coty for $200 million (£160 million).

The deal is said to be enabling the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star to expand her brand into skincare, haircare and nail products.

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Kim Kardashian’s hairstylist reveals star’s new red hair is real

Kim Kardashian’s new red hair is completely real says her hairstylist Chris Appleton.The KKW Beauty mogul took to social media on Monday to debut the fiery colour transformation in a series of videos and selfies on Instagram Stories. Many fans assumed …

Kim Kardashian’s new red hair is completely real says her hairstylist Chris Appleton.

The KKW Beauty mogul took to social media on Monday to debut the fiery colour transformation in a series of videos and selfies on Instagram Stories.

Many fans assumed the reality star, who has previously overhauled her looks with wigs, didn’t really dye her brunette locks a deep shade of red, but Chris defended his client and long-time friend by setting the record straight.

“Red head,” he captioned two video clips of Kim with her new red hue. “It’s NOT a wig before you start with that s**t.”

Chris later told People magazine that he and the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star have been discussing changing her hair colour while in lockdown amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Kim is a trendsetter and not afraid of doing something new. We have done the blonde and the pink before and red was unexpected. I love that about Kim,” he explained, noting that they were inspired by the red wig Kim wore during a promo shoot for her Sooo Fire KKW Beauty collection last year.

“We felt a red vibe. I worked with Kim’s skin tone to create red that suits her and that’s why I left the darker root,” he shared, adding that he decided to leave her roots dark to keep her locks healthy. “We left the roots her normal shade to keep the scalp and hair growth strong.”

It wasn’t a quick transformation for the mother-of-four to take on, but Chris said that Kim had been meticulously taking care of her hair to make the colour change much easier.

“It’s a very lengthy process but Kim takes such good care of her hair that it stands up to the challenge,” he added.

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Kim Kardashian and Coty sign $200 million beauty deal

Coty executives are set to acquire a 20 per cent stake in Kim Kardashian’s beauty line. Executives at the U.S. beauty giant, which also owns brands such as Clairol, Max Factor, OPI, Rimmel, and Wella, announced on Monday that they have signed a deal t…

Coty executives are set to acquire a 20 per cent stake in Kim Kardashian’s beauty line.

Executives at the U.S. beauty giant, which also owns brands such as Clairol, Max Factor, OPI, Rimmel, and Wella, announced on Monday that they have signed a deal to develop Kim’s KKW Beauty business globally. As part of the agreement, both parties will focus on “entering new beauty categories and global expansion beyond her existing product lines”.

“Partnering with an established organization like Coty will be instrumental in the advancement of my brands as their global reach allows for faster expansion so people around the world are able to experience new launches first hand,” said Kim in a statement. “This relationship will allow me to focus on the creative elements that I’m so passionate about while benefiting from the incredible resources of Coty, and launching my products around the world.”

As part of the deal, Coty will acquire a 20 per cent ownership interest in the beauty business for $200 million (£162 million). Coty will have overall responsibility for the portfolio’s development in skincare, haircare, personal care and nail products, while Kim and her team will lead creative efforts in terms of product and communications initiatives.

“Kim is a true modern day global icon. She is a visionary, an entrepreneur, a mother, a philanthropist, and through social media has an unparalleled ability to connect with people around the world”, added Peter Harf, Coty Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “This influence, combined with Coty’s leadership and deep expertise in prestige beauty will allow us to achieve the full potential of her brands.”

The deal between Coty and Kim, who launched KKW Beauty in 2017, was rumoured earlier this month. It comes months after Coty acquired a 51 per cent stake in Kim’s half-sister Kylie Jenner’s beauty brands.

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Kim Kardashian had replica of Met Gala corset made after losing original

Kim Kardashian has a replica of her Met Gala corset specially made after losing the original.The 39-year-old reality star and beauty mogul wore a custom skintight Thierry Mugler gown for last year’s prestigious fashion event in New York, which was comp…

Kim Kardashian has a replica of her Met Gala corset specially made after losing the original.

The 39-year-old reality star and beauty mogul wore a custom skintight Thierry Mugler gown for last year’s prestigious fashion event in New York, which was complemented by a bespoke piece by famous corsetier Mr. Pearl.

Kim took to Instagram to confess that she had misplaced the corset shortly after attending the star-studded event, so flew to London to get another one made to add to her extensive wardrobe archive.

“Just found this in my phone from my special trip to London last year to meet w Mr. Pearl,” she wrote alongside a short clip of her posing in a hotel room mirror wearing the waist-cinching corset.

“I wore a corset like this for the Met Ball for my @manfredthierrymugler Camp look but the corset was misplaced that night, and I want it so badly preserved for my archive that I flew to London to have another made for the archive,” Kim added, alongside a face plant emoji that seemingly described her frustration at losing the one-of-a-kind piece.

The KKW Beauty founder then teased her fans and followers, and revealed she and her team have been hard at work creating extravagant outfits for her upcoming 40th birthday celebrations in October.

“We also might have started making a few more looks including my special 40th bday look. Can’t wait to show you the LOOKSSSS we’ve been cooking up,” the mother-of-four added.

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Kanye West gearing up to launch Yeezy cosmetics line – report

Kanye West is reportedly set to expand his Yeezy empire to include skincare and cosmetics.According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, the rapper’s legal team recently filed for a series of trademarks related to the beauty industry, with the applicati…

Kanye West is reportedly set to expand his Yeezy empire to include skincare and cosmetics.

According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, the rapper’s legal team recently filed for a series of trademarks related to the beauty industry, with the application covering make-up, face masks, false eyelashes, moisturisers, haircare, perfume, and nail polish.

In addition, the filing included hygiene products like toothpaste and deodorant, as well as more unusual items, like scented pine cones. Representatives for Kanye have not yet commented on the report.

But this isn’t the first time the superstar has considered venturing into the beauty world, as back in 2017, he filed documents seeking to trademark the rights to DONDA cosmetics – named after his late mother. However, the project never came to fruition.

Several members of Kanye’s extended family have already made their mark on the industry. His wife Kim Kardashian founded her successful KKW Beauty and KKW fragrance businesses in 2017, with the company estimated to have raked in more than $100 million (£80 million) in revenue the following year.

And the reality TV star’s younger half-sister, Kylie Jenner, has made a fortune from her Kylie Cosmetics brand, having signed a deal to sell a majority stake to executives at U.S. beauty giant Coty worth approximately $600 million (£479 million) late last year.

Earlier this month, Kanye came in second place behind Kylie on Forbes magazine’s highest-paid celebrity list for 2020, having raked in an estimated $170 million (£135 million) thanks to his earnings from his Yeezy sneakers deal with Adidas.

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Kim Kardashian in talks with Coty about new cosmetics line

Kim Kardashian is in talks with bosses at Coty over a deal to create a new make-up line.Executives at the U.S. beauty giant, which also owns brands such as Clairol, Max Factor, OPI, Rimmel, and Wella, are negotiating a possible collaboration “with resp…

Kim Kardashian is in talks with bosses at Coty over a deal to create a new make-up line.

Executives at the U.S. beauty giant, which also owns brands such as Clairol, Max Factor, OPI, Rimmel, and Wella, are negotiating a possible collaboration “with respect to certain beauty products,” according to a regulatory filing posted on Wednesday.

Coty already has a majority stake in Kim’s younger sister Kylie Jenner’s Kylie Cosmetics label, having completed a deal worth approximately $600 million (£479 million) late last year.

According to editors at Bloomberg, chief executive officer Peter Harf said during a conference call with analysts on Monday that he’s “good friends” with Kim and Kylie’s mother and business manager, Kris Jenner.

“I’m very proud that the Jenner family is working with us and have access to them and to other people who are big opinion leaders on social media,” he stated.

Kim already has her own hugely successful make-up collection, KKW Beauty, with the brand previously offering up collaborations with model Winnie Harlow and make-up artist Mario Dedivanovic.

The mother-of-four launched her beauty venture back in 2017, with the company estimated to have raked in more than $100 million (£80 million) in revenue the following year.

The rumoured deal comes just days after it was alleged by writers at Forbes magazine that Kylie had faked her billionaire status and lied about her wealth.

Editors suggested the reality TV star and make-up mogul had doctored tax documents for her Kylie Cosmetics company, specifically the $1.2 billion (£959 million) valuation from when it was purchased by Coty last year, to swindle herself onto the title’s famous billionaires list. The 22-year-old later rejected the claims.

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Kim Kardashian’s non-medical face masks sell out in one hour

Kim Kardashian’s line of non-medical face masks sold out just one hour after it was launched over the weekend.The reality star and KKW Beauty mogul announced her shapewear brand SKIMS would be releasing a collection of reusable face masks, priced at $8…

Kim Kardashian’s line of non-medical face masks sold out just one hour after it was launched over the weekend.

The reality star and KKW Beauty mogul announced her shapewear brand SKIMS would be releasing a collection of reusable face masks, priced at $8 (£6.60) per mask and available in five different neutral shades – soft, sand, clay, sienna, cocoa and onyx – to match a range of skin tones.

The masks, inspired by SKIMS garments, are made from a blend of nylon and spandex, and while they can reduce exposure to bodily fluids they will not eradicate the risk of contracting coronavirus.

And after launching the masks on Saturday, Kim took to social media to announce that they had completely sold out after just one hour.

“Unfortunately our @skims face masks have sold out today but we’re working with our local partner in LA to produce more as quickly as possible,” she wrote on Twitter. “The next batch will be available next week – please sign up to receive more details coming soon, and thank you for your support.”

SKIMS confirmed on its website that a new batch of face masks will be available this week, and customers are being urged to sign up to a waiting list.

In addition, the mother-of-four announced that her shapewear brand would be donating 10,000 of its new face masks to four organisations in the U.S. – Baby2Baby, Good+Foundation, The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, and National Domestic Workers Alliance.

Back in March, Kim pledged a $1 million (£826,000) donation to families affected by Covid-19, with funds going towards providing essentials to those in need.

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Kim Kardashian teams up with Kris Jenner on fragrance collaboration

Kim Kardashian and her mother Kris Jenner have collaborated on a fragrance. The reality TV star launched her KKW Beauty brand back in 2017 and branched out into fragrance months later, and has since collaborated with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe and…

Kim Kardashian and her mother Kris Jenner have collaborated on a fragrance.

The reality TV star launched her KKW Beauty brand back in 2017 and branched out into fragrance months later, and has since collaborated with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe and half-sister Kylie Jenner on perfume products.

On Monday, Kim announced she had joined forces with her mother Kris to make the KKW x KRIS fragrance, which will be released in time for America’s Mother’s Day on 10 May.

“My mom @krisjenner and I are so excited to announce the launch of KKW x KRIS, our first-ever @kkwfragrance collaboration,” Kim wrote on Instagram. “A woody, white floral fragrance with the freshness of freesia, creamy white gardenia, and tuberose at the heart – I know you will love wearing it as much as I do.”

In a statement, the Kardashian-Jenner clan matriarch said, “Creating a fragrance together with Kim just in time for Mother’s Day was magical! We’ve talked about doing this for years, so to see our shared vision come to life has been amazing. Kim and I have similar tastes which makes working together a dream; we both wanted a classic, ageless scent that is beautiful and empowering for anyone who wears it and I think this fragrance perfectly embodies that.”

The fragrance comes in a pale pink ceramic-look hexagonal bottle featuring a mother and daughter motif. It will be available on the KKW Fragrance website from 15 April.

In her announcement, Kim also revealed that 20 per cent of all fragrance sales would be donated to Blessings in a Backpack, an organisation that provides food on the weekends for vulnerable children across America. She has already donated $1 million (£811,000) to those affected most by Covid-19 via her SKIMS shapewear brand.

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Kim Kardashian tempted to overhaul hair colour after self-isolation

Kim Kardashian is tempted to overhaul her hair colour after the coronavirus lockdown lifts.The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star is following U.S. government guidelines and staying at home with her family during the Covid-19 outbreak in an effort to…

Kim Kardashian is tempted to overhaul her hair colour after the coronavirus lockdown lifts.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star is following U.S. government guidelines and staying at home with her family during the Covid-19 outbreak in an effort to avoid spreading the virus further.

The KKW Beauty mogul has discovered a positive side to self-isolation, as her hair is in a good condition thanks to her taking care of her own locks and avoiding the heavy use of products and styling tools she normally uses to make her hair photo-ready.

Kim recently shared a throwback snap of her with platinum blonde hair on Instagram and revealed she was considering bringing the hue back.

“My hair is gonna be so healthy after this quarantined time. Contemplating dying it blonde when we can have human interaction again,” the 39-year-old wrote.

“You know my answer,” her hairstylist Chris Appleton quipped in the comments, while the Kardashian-Jenner’s hairdresser Scotty Cunha wrote: “You know how I feel about you blonde.”

While fans and followers were quick to support Kim’s decision to transform her brunette bob into an icy blonde ‘do, some were critical of her decision to focus on her hair during a coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 801,000 people around the world.

“Focused on dying your hair while people are actually dying,” one wrote, while another fired: “This isn’t time to worry about your hair there’s more important stuff to worry about.”

The mother-of-four recently donated $1 million (£811,000), made with proceeds from a new restock of her SKIMS shapewear collection, to help struggling families during the Covid-19 crisis.

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