MAC's Star Trek collection may be old news by now, but I know certain Museum staff members are still quite enamored by it. The collection also got me thinking about other space-inspired beauty products, which staff members promptly decided to "explore" themselves. And by that I mean they made a mess.
In addition to the 2014 Clé de Peau holiday palette, Guerlain Météorites, and Anastasia Beverly Hills Moonchild palette, here are some close-up shots of the other galactic goodies they got themselves into.
They insisted on me buying a bunch of the MAC Star Trek collection for the Museum. Look at those faces...I couldn't say no!
They were also fascinated by these NYX Cosmic Metal Lip Creams.
What other out-0f-this-world beauty products do these scamps recommend? Let's take a look.
- BH Cosmetics Galaxy Chic palette
- Dior Fusion Mono Eyeshadow in Meteore
- Chantecaille Galactic Lip Shine in Polaris
- Urban Decay Moondust Palette (see also their Moondust powder and cream eye shadows)
- Anna Sui Lipstick V
- Kat Von D Innerstellar Palette
- Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Eyeshadow in Galaxy
- Melt lipstick in Space Cake (love this shade!)
- Givenchy Le Prisme Superstellar Eye Shadow Palette
Don't forget hair, skin and bath and body products. :)
- Mugler Alien Divine fragrance
- 111 Skin Celestial Black Diamond Cream (I'm not actually recommending an $1,100 face cream, but the Babsters wanted to include it since they thought it was so fancy.)
- R & Co Outer Space hairspray
- Andrea Garland Rocket Girl lip balm
- GlamGlow Gravity Mud Firming Treatment
- Sunday Riley Martian Toner (see also U.F.O. Face Oil and Luna Sleeping Night Oil)
- Lush Intergalactic Bath Bomb (see also Aliens and Monsters soap)
All of these products are to say nothing of the tons of space-inspired items that have gone before. Off the top of my head I remember the Cover Girl Star Wars collection, Too-Faced The Future Lovers palette and Galaxy Baked Eyeshadows, Chanel Cosmic and Ciel de Nuit nail polishes and of course Essie Starry Starry Night. There are also the always-popular galaxy manicures and makeup, plus the Museum's own celestial-themed holiday 2014 exhibition. But I figured photos of these would be overkill, plus Museum staff was very keen on sharing more vintage pieces. Space Babo and Dr. McCoy dug up a couple of really cool ads.
(image from library.duke.edu)
(image from sayhellospaceman.blogspot.com)
Finally, I knew Kigu had a flying saucer compact (and something I'd love to splurge on eventually - they go for quite a bit of money) but my little space cadets found that the company actually put out an entire line of these U.F.O.-shaped compacts between 1951 and 1961. They were originally only available in plain gold tone, but in 1956 Kigu began offering them with a beautiful blue starry background.
This one is probably the most sought after - it's also a music box and debuted in 1957.
This bejeweled one came out in 1958.
So what do you think? What out of this world beauty products are your favorites? Space Babo and Dr. McCookie are all ears, as am I. :)