Pat McGrath Labs recruits Naomi Campbell, Irina Shayk and Damian Hurley for new ads

Naomi Campbell, Irina Shayk, and Damian Hurley have been tapped to appear in the new Pat McGrath Labs campaign.The beauty brand, brainchild of fashion’s most celebrated make-up artist, Pat McGrath, unveiled five new videos on Monday featuring the all-s…

Naomi Campbell, Irina Shayk, and Damian Hurley have been tapped to appear in the new Pat McGrath Labs campaign.

The beauty brand, brainchild of fashion’s most celebrated make-up artist, Pat McGrath, unveiled five new videos on Monday featuring the all-star line-up, directed by Steven Meisel.

Models Salomon Diaz, Maty Fall Diba, Leon Dame, Tess McMillan and Hudson Kroenig, alongside iconic Cabaret actress Marisa Berenson, who lends her sublime voice to all five films, are also part of the ads, which show off the label’s new Dark Star Mascara.

In Naomi’s video, the legendary model, who was named the first-ever global face of the brand in May, poses in nothing more than a wide-brimmed hat and long black gloves. Marisa narrates the Oscar Wilde quote: “I have the simplest of tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.”

It’s the second time in a week the 50-year-old has bared all for work, after she shared unpublished Valentino pictures from the pre-fall 2019 accessories campaign, which show her posing nude on the New York City subway, on her Instagram page.

Irina and Damian, in his second campaign for Pat McGrath Labs, team up in their video, with a leather-clad Irina straddling Elizabeth Hurley’s aspiring model son.

“I love her beauty, but I fear her mind. Stendhal,” drawls Marisa over the imagery.

Their video is captioned: “LASH HAUTE like TWO of the BEST @irinashayk & @damianhurley1‎ directed by the LEGENDARY #StevenMeisel wearing the ONE-SWIPE for INSTANT LASH LUXURY #DarkStar Mascara.”

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Naomi Campbell cried over her ‘grey’ make-up on early Vogue Italia cover

Naomi Campbell cried when she first saw her debut Vogue Italia cover because her skin appeared “grey”.During a wide-ranging interview for the BBC’s Women’s Hour, the British supermodel discussed her struggles with getting make-up artists to cater to he…

Naomi Campbell cried when she first saw her debut Vogue Italia cover because her skin appeared “grey”.

During a wide-ranging interview for the BBC’s Women’s Hour, the British supermodel discussed her struggles with getting make-up artists to cater to her skin colour over the course of her career, and recalled how hurt she was when her photoshoot for the June 1988 issue of the fashion publication was released.

“I remember showing up to one job in Italy and basically the make-up artist said to me: ‘Oh we didn’t know you were black.’ He didn’t have the foundation for me. He had to mix some colours and make up my colour. And that consisted of a lot of grey,” she shared. “And I remember when that cover came out I just cried. I wanted so much to be on the cover of this publication, it was Italian Vogue, but I didn’t want to be grey. I went through that for many, many years.”

In recent months, Naomi has landed major beauty campaigns for brands such as NARS Cosmetics and Pat McGrath Labs, and the fashion star is particularly grateful for her ongoing collaboration with Pat, whom she has known since 1994.

“I can count on one hand how many make-up artists of colour I’ve worked with in 34 years,” the 50-year-old insisted, before praising her longtime friend. “I’ve worked with the most incredible make-up artists in the world. Pat McGrath is one of those. What was great was I could sit in the chair and close my eyes and get my make-up done and know that I was going to come out looking myself. It’s based on trust and bonding. I had that with Pat.”

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Naomi Campbell felt ‘divine’ wearing Pat McGrath lipstick at MTV Video Music Awards

Naomi Campbell felt “divine” wearing sparkly Pat McGrath lipstick at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2016.The supermodel attended the star-studded ceremony held at New York’s Madison Square Garden wearing a mint green velvet minidress by Brandon Maxwell….

Naomi Campbell felt “divine” wearing sparkly Pat McGrath lipstick at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2016.

The supermodel attended the star-studded ceremony held at New York’s Madison Square Garden wearing a mint green velvet minidress by Brandon Maxwell.

However, it was her glittery red lips that made heads turn, and Naomi said that show-stopping look was created by her longtime friend and legendary make-up artist Pat McGrath.

Asked in an interview with Elle magazine when she feels her most divine, the 50-year-old replied: “Everytime Pat McGrath puts her wand on me.”

“I mean wearing the red sparkly lip to the MTV Awards I really felt like I was Dorothy wearing her red shoes going down the yellow brick road. I’ve never seen lipstick get so much attention in my life. It was incredible,” she added.

The British supermodel, who was named the first-ever global face of Pat McGrath Labs last month, confessed that the make-up artist has made a whopping 26 shades of foundation especially for her and has got her into wearing primer.

“I was never into primer. I like to use my serums and creams but Pat’s is so light,” she explained, noting that she’s now become a big fan of Pat McGrath Labs Sublime Perfection Primer. “And the foundation I have – she made 26 for me – is like a second skin. It’s almost like a moisturiser. It’s not heavy.”

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Naomi Campbell wears lipstick during lockdown workouts

Naomi Campbell has found wearing lipstick during her daily workouts has given her a real boost amidst the coronavirus lockdown.The British supermodel, who was named as the first-ever global face of Pat McGrath Labs last week, has opened up about her qu…

Naomi Campbell has found wearing lipstick during her daily workouts has given her a real boost amidst the coronavirus lockdown.

The British supermodel, who was named as the first-ever global face of Pat McGrath Labs last week, has opened up about her quarantine beauty regime in an interview with Elle magazine.

Noting that lipstick is her go-to product, Campbell shared that she even applies a fresh coat before she kicks off any of her gym sessions.

“I wear lipstick or one of the lip pencils, every single day. It makes me feel good about myself and even for a workout I’m wearing it. I have to tell you, I do when I go work out in the gym with my trainer, I probably wouldn’t remember to put on my lips, but now that I’m at home, it makes me feel good to put on my lipstick,” she told the publication. “I want to put on lipstick when I work out. It feels good and makes me feel good. It’s good for self-esteem. We all need to look for anything that makes us feel good during this time. Positivity, enthusiasm, and during challenging times, they always say women turn to lipstick.”

Campbell and legendary make-up artist McGrath have worked together for more than 25 years, with the pair having met in 1994.

And as the face of McGrath’s new Mothership VIII: Divine Rose II Eye Palette, the model has been experimenting with the shades while she has some spare time at home.

“I love the extraterrestrial shades that are in the new Rose palettes. I like warmth and make-up with pigments. I don’t like when you put something on or see something in a box and it just lays on your skin. I like when the colours go into the skin,” the 50-year-old added.

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Naomi Campbell becomes first-ever global ambassador for Pat McGrath Labs

Naomi Campbell has been unveiled as the first-ever global face of Pat McGrath Labs.The iconic supermodel and legendary British make-up artist, who have worked together for more than 25 years, announced their exciting new venture on Thursday. “It’s an a…

Naomi Campbell has been unveiled as the first-ever global face of Pat McGrath Labs.

The iconic supermodel and legendary British make-up artist, who have worked together for more than 25 years, announced their exciting new venture on Thursday.

“It’s an absolute honour to be the new and first official face of PAT McGRATH LABS,” Campbell wrote on Instagram. “Pat is my chosen family and an undeniable creative force in the beauty business who has been in my life since the early stages of my career. Pat has created a line that brings fantasy and glamour back into our daily lives and makes us dream again! There is no one else I’d rather embark on this journey with other than the iconic @patmcgrathreal.”

Campbell will make her debut as the Pat McGrath Labs ambassador in campaign imagery and video for the beauty brand’s new Mothership VIII: Divine Rose II Eye Palette.

In an interview with Vogue, McGrath said she was honoured to be teaming up with “a legend who has changed the face of beauty forever” as well as “a friend and a sister who I love and adore.”

The two first met in 1994, and Campbell believes their collaboration is all the more meaningful because they are both women of colour in the fashion industry.

“I believe in her as a friend and as chosen family, but I also want to see her do well for the industry overall. I want to see a person of colour at the top,” Campbell said, adding that when she first met McGrath, she was “so happy to work with a make-up artist of colour because there weren’t many at the time.”

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Naomi Campbell boards plane wearing full hazmat suit

Naomi Campbell has donned a full hazmat suit in order to catch a flight during the coronavirus lockdown.The British supermodel has always taken extreme measures to stay healthy while travelling, and in March, hit headlines when she kitted herself out i…

Naomi Campbell has donned a full hazmat suit in order to catch a flight during the coronavirus lockdown.

The British supermodel has always taken extreme measures to stay healthy while travelling, and in March, hit headlines when she kitted herself out in a hazmat suit, gloves, and face mask for a plane ride from Los Angeles to New York amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

And on Saturday, Naomi revealed she is remaining diligent when it comes to avoiding the contagious virus by posting a selfie of herself sporting a hazmat suit, face mask, googles, and visor while sitting on a plane.

“On the move…,” she wrote in the caption.

Naomi did not divulge any further details about her travel plans but it’s likely she’s heading back to her native London to kick-start her 50th birthday celebrations later this week.

Accordingly, the star’s post quickly racked up over 260,000 likes and a number of comments from her celebrity pals, including Linda Evangelista, Pat McGrath, and Kimora Lee Simmons.

Previously, Naomi revealed in a clip posted to her YouTube channel that she is committed to staying as healthy as possible during the coronavirus crisis and is currently taking 30 vitamins and supplements each day.

Demonstrating to fans how she starts her day by making a smoothie, the 49-year-old noted that she uses artichoke, moringa, green protein, cacao, collagen, baobab, and matcha powders, as well as almond milk, pomegranate, vitamin C, a banana, and ice.

“This is so good for you. This is like a meal in itself,” she insisted. “It’s important now more than ever to boost our immune systems and take care of ourselves.”

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Paloma Elsesser excited to see more fashion brands embrace inclusivity

Paloma Elsesser is excited to see more casting directors embrace inclusivity and diversity.The curvy model made a splash during the latest Fashion Month when she was tapped to appear in the Fendi and Alexander McQueen presentations. Accordingly, Paloma…

Paloma Elsesser is excited to see more casting directors embrace inclusivity and diversity.

The curvy model made a splash during the latest Fashion Month when she was tapped to appear in the Fendi and Alexander McQueen presentations.

Accordingly, Paloma is hopeful the movement is now truly beginning to gain momentum across the industry.

“Gone are the days when you can have a show with one black model and claim diversity. I hope that we don’t go back on this progress. I don’t want this to be a flash in the pan,” she said in an interview with Vogue.com. “Whether it’s me having a successful season or a whole other range of body sizes that can be represented it would be such a disservice to go backward.”

Paloma, who was discovered on Instagram by make-up artist Pat McGrath, has also appeared in campaigns for the likes of Nike and Fenty Beauty.

And she remains adamant it’s up to company leaders to take control and hire a wide range of models and ambassadors – or risk becoming irrelevant.

“Putting me on a runway isn’t a cop-out because I’m not just slightly larger than the other models, I am a U.S. size 14 woman (U.K. size 16),” the 27-year-old insisted. “(Still) there needs to be a spectrum of diversity. I can’t represent everyone or speak for everyone but that isn’t the point. I hope to speak for someone, to allow people who have never seen themselves in this context to see a representation of who they are.”

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Jodie Comer celebrates landing British Vogue cover

Jodie Comer has praised the team at British Vogue for giving her the opportunity to grace its cover for the first time.The Killing Eve actress is the magazine’s April cover star, and the 26-year-old took to Instagram to share her delight at being on th…

Jodie Comer has praised the team at British Vogue for giving her the opportunity to grace its cover for the first time.

The Killing Eve actress is the magazine’s April cover star, and the 26-year-old took to Instagram to share her delight at being on the front of the prestigious fashion bible for the first time.

“Here is my @britishvogue cover for April 2020 (Aghhhhhhh). Thank you to @Edward_Enninful and the wonderful team at vogue for championing me and blessing me with this ridiculous opportunity,” Jodie wrote, before thanking famed photographer Steven Meisel for making her feel comfortable during the shoot.

“To #StevenMeisel whose grace and warmth, from the moment I met him has continued to inspire me and build my self confidence more than I think he’ll ever know,” she gushed.

The Emmy winner went on to credit hairstylist Guido Palau and legendary make-up artist Pat McGrath for helping her to “look fabulous” for the stunning cover and accompanying shoot.

Jodie then touchingly thanked her publicist Victoria Raeburn-Wales for her unwavering support, before sweetly concluding her post: “One to show the grandkids.”

The actress was inundated with comments from her famous friends, including Sophie Turner, Poppy Delevingne, Michelle Monaghan, and British Vogue editor-in-chief Enninful, who simply wrote: “KILLED IT. Thank you @jodiemcomer x.”

In the cover interview, Jodie touched on the upcoming third season of Killing Eve and teased the possibility of delving into her character Villanelle’s softer side.

“The audience love what they love about her, but it’s been nice to show a different side to that. Maybe a little bit of vulnerability,” she shared.

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Karen Elson almost lost early modelling gig after turning up hungover

Karen Elson was once nearly fired from a modelling gig for turning up late and hungover. The British supermodel has opened up about a variety of “firsts” in a new video for British Vogue, and during the chat, revealed that she first experienced a hang…

Karen Elson was once nearly fired from a modelling gig for turning up late and hungover.

The British supermodel has opened up about a variety of “firsts” in a new video for British Vogue, and during the chat, revealed that she first experienced a hangover after a wild night out in Tokyo, Japan when she was there on a work trip.

“My first hangover was pretty fabulous, honestly. I was in Tokyo and I was 16 years old, modelling,” she recalled. “I had gone out and we drank sake all night, and absinthe, I think I tried. I had such a terrible hangover (the next day) and my agency almost kicked me out of Tokyo because I showed up an hour late to work. Fun though.”

The 41-year-old also remembered her first-ever modelling job, as a teenager sporting party clothes on British daytime show This Morning, and how the make-up artist drew lips on her that with three times with the size of her natural pout.

She then reminisced about her “I’ve made it” moment, which came when she was 18 years old in 1997 and had scored her first-ever magazine cover with Vogue Italia, in which she sported short red hair and thick semicircles of red paint above her eyes.

“The first ‘I’ve made it’ moment has to be my first Vogue cover, Italian Vogue cover, with Steven Meisel, Pat McGrath doing make-up, where she shaved my eyebrows off, and I cut my hair off and dyed it punk, bright red,” she said. “That was the first moment when I saw that cover where I pinched myself and went, ‘Oh my God, I’m on a cover of Vogue.’ It was just the most magical.”

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Adut Akech uses five different foundations to achieve perfect coverage

Adut Akech uses five different foundation colours to get the perfect coverage thanks to advice from Pat McGrath.In an interview with Britain’s Glamour magazine, the South Sudan-born model explained that the legendary make-up artist has educated her a l…

Adut Akech uses five different foundation colours to get the perfect coverage thanks to advice from Pat McGrath.

In an interview with Britain’s Glamour magazine, the South Sudan-born model explained that the legendary make-up artist has educated her a lot about the art of cosmetics.

“She taught me how to get to know my skin and how to choose a foundation. I remember learning all about the different undertones and how to tell whether a foundation was too red or too yellow,” Adut explained, noting that she mixes products from NARS, Too Faced, Maybelline Fit Me, L’Oreal True Match, and Pat McGrath Labs to get flawless coverage.

And Pat even created a foundation for her Pat McGrath Labs line that was inspired by the 20-year-old. However, Adut prefers the more natural look on her days off.

“I’m not too crazy on make-up, I can really go without it. I like to let my skin breathe and give my skin a break because I’m always wearing make-up when I’m working,” she shared.

Adut has also revamped her skincare routine thanks to tips she’s received while working on photoshoots and backstage at catwalk shows, and has dramatically cut down the number of products she uses, instead adhering to the valuable lesson of “less is more”.

“The fewer products you use, the better the results. My routine went from being between eight to 10 steps, to two to three steps. I cut out all the unnecessary steps,” the star stated, before revealing that she finds products from luxe skincare brand Dr. Barbara Sturm best for her sensitive complexion. “I’m young and my skin doesn’t need (lots of products). I just cut down to cleanser, and then, moisturiser is a must for me.”

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