MAC and Patrick Starrr Align for Year-Long Collaboration

Patrick Starrr and MAC Cosmetics dropped news via social media channels on Monday that the YouTube personality will collaborate on a beauty launch.
MAC released an image of Starrr in his signature turban and a glittery outfit, but did not provide any further details.
However, those familiar with the year-long commitment said the first collection will launch Dec. 14 with 12 of Starrr’s favorites including setting powders. The shades are said to include hues for all skin tones. Loose powders are critical for baking, a makeup process that’s favored by Starrr, where powder sits on the face for up to 10 minutes to set the base and is then dusted off.
Plans call for seasonal launches through holiday 2018, a longer deal than other MAC partnerships.
It is a particularly poignant partnership for Starrr, whose real name is Patrick Simondac, because he once worked at a MAC counter.
That job offered the openly gay Starrr an excuse to wear makeup all the time. He got his start in beauty as a professional photographer in Orlando. After growing tired of airbrushing clients’ makeup with Photoshop, he taught himself how to be a makeup artist.
He’s one of a handful of male beauty and makeup experts, including Manny MUA

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