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Introducing the Max Factor Marilyn MonroeTM Lipstick Collection. The Right Shade of Red for Every Woman.

Transform your lips with an alluring collection of four red lip shades inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s signature Max Factor ‘Ruby Red’ lips… introducing the NEW Max Factor Colour Elixir Marilyn MonroeTM Lipstick Collection.

Max Factor is truly dedicated to understanding the cosmetic needs of women, ensuring all women are able to feel confident and glamorous in their chosen make up look. As part of that commitment, Max Factor recently found that the colour red is associated with strength, motivation and passion; the perfect combination for powerful, glamorous women. With the Max Factor Marilyn MonroeTM Lipstick Collection, women can now feel confident and glamorous in their perfectly matched red.

Using Colour Technology, the quartet of shades has been expertly crafted, creating at least one red to suit every woman, each working in harmony with individual skin tones: warm, cool and dark. Using undertones of orange, blue and purple, the shades have been developed to ensure the colour pops and creates a glamorous transformation for every woman. With the right red, women can embrace a bold lip completely personalised to them, helping to add instant glamour to any make-up look.

Marilyn Ruby Red – Inspired by Marilyn
The original shade loved by Marilyn, this iconic colour is a bold, true red inspired by Marilyn and her iconic red lip.

Marilyn Sunset Red – Warm skin tones
Sunset Red will pop on warm or olive skin tones. It’s a beautiful burnt orange, red shade.

Marilyn Berry – Cool skin tones
This colour red will suit pale or cool skin tones. It has blue undertones, which complements cooler complexions.

Marilyn Cabernet – Darker skin tones
This lipstick has rich, deep reds with purple undertones – perfect for darker skin tones. Think luxurious and full bodied red wines.

Runway Reds
Marilyn MonroeTM was the epitome of glamour, making red lipstick a must-have beauty staple in the 1950’s. Wearing Max Factor’s ‘Ruby Red’’, she created a statement red lip that, worn with her iconic eyeliner, placed her firmly on the beauty map. Max Factor has embraced this love of make-up and colour and inspired by Marilyn, created one true red for every woman.

Joelle Mardinian, Max Factor Regional Creative Director, believes reds are as important now as they’ve ever been; “I’m an undeniable glamour girl so I love high impact accents of colour, with a slick of red for lips being one of the easiest yet most gorgeously dramatic ways of adding glamour. And with Eid just around the corner, red lipstick is the perfect addition to a festive look. I know some women might hesitate to try a red for fear that it’ll be too bold, but with expert artistry, the Marilyn MonroeTM Color Elixir Collection has a perfect red for every woman in the region looking to spice up their makeup routine for Eid.”

Backstage at Alexander McQueen and Bottega Veneta AW15/16, Pat McGrath, Max Factor Global Creative Director, stained models’ lips with individual shades of red, creating shades of red that were personalised to each girl. She added, “With the Marilyn MonroeTM Lipstick Collection we mixed and matched the range of reds according to skin colour and tone using our ‘Shade’ philosophy (how we see artistry and colour). This takes inspiration from Mr. Max Factor’s ground-breaking principles of colour harmony, seen in his transformation of ordinary girls into the world’s most desirable woman – like Marilyn MonroeTM. So be bold and embrace red! My red is Max Factor Marilyn MonroeTM Collection Marilyn Cabernet.”

The Perfect Red

Colour – The formula includes micro milled pigments which allow for increased light reflection and a more intense colour pay off.

Formula – Enriched with nourishing grapeseed oil and avocado butter, the formula prevents lips from drying out over time

Scent – The Marilyn MonroeTM Lipstick Collection embodies Marilyn’s sweet and alluring persona – the formula has been enhanced with fresh citrus notes and sensuous vanilla undertones

Max Factor Marilyn MonroeTM Lipstick Collection is available in four different colours across retail stores at AED 68.