Aaliyah in 'One in a Million'

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MAC announces new Aaliyah cosmetics collection coming 2018

The 'One in a Million' collection comes following online activism.

 

Sarah Jasmine Montgomery

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Published Aug 24, 2017   Updated May 22, 2021, 7:29 pm CDT

Fans’ wishes have been answered after MAC Cosmetics announced via Instagram that it’s releasing an Aaliyah-inspired line summer 2018. The announcement comes after 26,196 fans signed a petition on Change.org to make the collaboration happen.

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The Twitter @AaliyahforMac is dedicated to the cause, and ’90s babies across the internet are rejoicing.

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Babygirl is known for her dark matte looks and tomboy-ish style, so we expect the line to be full of muted reds and browns. The collection is named “One in a Million,” after Aaliyah’s album and song of the same name.

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This follows MAC’s previously released collection inspired by the late Latina singer Selena.

Aaliyah died in 2001 at the age of 22 in a plane crash. The accident shocked fans around the world, but her music and style have continued to influence modern trends long after her death.

Aaliyah is truly one in a million,” MAC wrote in their announcement. “An unstoppable icon whose groundbreaking work in R&B music and film inspires us all.”

Hopefully now we can all nail Aaliyah’s signature brows in honor of the ‘90s icon.

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*First Published: Aug 24, 2017, 2:01 pm CDT