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Electric Hues: Male Models Showcase The Latest Colors From MAC Cosmetics

For our latest beauty editorial, we had some of our favorite male models try out the latest color hues from MAC.

Each season MAC, the iconic beauty brand that's spread across the world and is now widely sold throughout the continent, debuts striking new makeup colors and shades for its legion of devoted fans.

In our latest editorial, we unveil some of the line's most stunning new products on arguably the best canvas ever: bold and beautiful male models from Africa and the diaspora. Because, why not? After all, makeup is genderless, and these men look absolutely stunning rocking this season's hottest shades.

Check out the electric hues below.

Mohamed Ouedraogo of BMG Models  wearing MAC Pigment in Gold.

Tylique Walters of BMG Models, wearing Mac Lipstick Royal Hour and Mac Aeros Blue Pro Longwear Fluid Line.

Brendan Washington of Independent Management, wearing Pro Longwear Fluidline in Chromat Aeros Blue and Mac Dazzleglass in Comet Blue. Sunglasses-Headphones by Mercura NYC.

 Brendan Washington of  Independent Management, wearing Pro Longwear Fluidline in Chromat Aeros Blue and Mac Dazzleglass in Comet Blue

Gregory Lyttle of Chase Models, wearing MAC Cream Color Base in Premeditated and Mac Pigment in Gold

Gregory Lyttle of Chase Models, wearing MAC Cream Color Base in Premeditated and Mac Pigment in Gold

Lionel Nichols of EMG Models wearing Mac Pigment in Naval Blue

Desmond Blanding of EMG Models wearing Mac Glitter Reflects in Rust and Mac Dazzleglass in Date night

Mac Stephens of iKon Models wearing MAC Pigment in Steel Blue, MAC Lipstick in Coral Optix and MAC Pigment in Gold

Mac Stephens of iKon Models wearing MAC Pigment in Steel Blue, MAC Lipstick in Coral Optix and MAC Pigment in Gold


Credits: 

Photographer: Leon Williams

Stylist: Tyson Perez-Harris

Body Paint: Travis Chantar

Makeup: Pam Somuah

Market Editor: Janelle Grimmond

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Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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