Art Meets Beauty: Make-Up Brands Collaborate with Artist and Designer

Smashbox + Donald Robertson: Be Legendary Matte Lipsticks

Smashbox Cosmetics has teamed up with Instagram star and artist Donald Robertson to release a new matte collection of the brand’s best-selling Be Legendary lipsticks.

Each of the lipstick sleeves are decorated with bold and colourful fashion illustrations, designed exclusively by Robertson.

Available in six shades, ranging from coral red to black cherry, the lipsticks deliver rich, shine-free colour and comes with a creamy texture to leave lips soft and silky.

It is available in Paris Pink Matte, Mauve Matte, Femme Fatale Matte, Fireball Matte, Punch Drunk Matte and Magenta Matte.

It is available online from today and hits stores from April 29.

Yazbukey for Shu Uemura

Shu Uemua has teamed up with Paris-based accessory and jewellery designer Yaz Bukey for its spring 2015 make-up collection.

The 29-piece line-up includes an eye and cheek compact, called I Love My Shu Shu Palette, featuring seven eyeshadows and a pink blusher; a Custom Case Duo that can hold two eye shadow refills; two Lasting Soft Gel Pencil in black or brown; four Rouge Unlimited Supreme Matte Lipsticks; two POREraser UV Under Base Mousse in pink or beige; two pairs of false lashes in Dazzling Flare Tina or Flip Color Yaz; a Stage Performer Smooth-Out Instant Pore Blurring Primer; and four of the brand’s cult classic cleansing oils bottles are decorated with the limited edition Yaz Bukey design.

Bold cut-outs of lips and eyes appear alongside speech bubbles, question marks and coloured hearts on the packaging for a playful, tongue-in-cheek collection.

Yazbukey for Shu Umeura is available at  Selfridges from April 26 and online starting in early May.

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