She’s been in the industry since that controversial Calvin Klein campaign at the tender age of 15 but now actress, model and author, Brooke Shields can add another string to her bow as makeup creator. Collaborating with MAC Cosmetics, the actress told WWD, “I was smearing lipsticks and making smudges of products, tearing out ideas. I brought it to the first meeting and the surprising thing is, they cared.”
Although blessed with natural beauty, Shields used her extensive experience in the makeup chair as inspiration as well as critiquing her own cosmetic collection to give it a personal touch. Creating two concepts, she explains, “One was this really fresh-faced, cleaner, daytime look and the other was much more vampy with a big focus on the eyes, and I’m both of these things,”
As the largest Icon collection, it features a 16-piece shade eye-shadow palette, brow liner, blush, bronzer, nail polish, lip glosses and lipsticks and a mascara.
Brooke Shields Icon collection for MAC comes to the UK in October