Exclusive: Urban Decay Launches Official Prince Makeup Collection With Damaris Lewis — Interview

Dig, if you’ll, an image of a Prince-inspired make-up assortment. Smoky eyeliners, velvety eye shadows, setting powder, and extra discover a house in gilded leather-based packaging — all doused in his signature purple and emblazoned with the “Love Symbol,” after all. Thanks to Urban Decay and Damaris Lewis, a mannequin and dancer who labored intently with the late musician, that imaginative and prescient has turn into a actuality… for now. Together, Lewis, Urban Decay, and Prince’s property have collaborated on a limited-edition, seven-piece make-up assortment in reminiscence of him and his most iconic works. As Damaris tells Allure, every of those merchandise embodies Prince’s work in a special and really particular manner. “The key parts of Prince’s music and persona that Urban Decay delivered to this assortment, in my view, are high quality, intention, observe, and never becoming in,” she explains. Widely referred to as the artist’s “Black Muse,” Damaris influenced a lot of Prince’s work, however he was simply as influential to her — particularly when it got here to magnificence and make-up. “Prince by no means particularly taught me about magnificence and make-up; he quite confirmed me,” Lewis recollects. “He made positive I knew the phrase ‘I’m’ and that the phrases I select to come back after these phrases in life had been additionally who I used to be. I’m stunning or I’m ugly. Both are me if I select to be.” That, she says, is a mentality she nonetheless carries along with her on daily basis.Below is the unique reveal of each single product within the Urban Decay x Prince assortment, which you should purchase individually or in a collector’s vault for $250. U Got the Look Eye Shadow Palette, $55Courtesy of name

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