Pat McGrath Labs Makeup

The holiday season has brought about a ton of exciting beauty launches, but we’re practically heaving for this next drop.

Pat McGrath Labs, the eponymous cosmetics line by one of the world’s most sought-after makeup artists, will be launching online at on 6 December 2018 before hitting Sephora’s store shelves in the first quarter of 2019.

Who is Pat McGrath?


Often referred to as the “mother of makeup”, Pat McGrath is the veteran makeup maestro every supermodel, notable photographer, and established designer has worked with. Vogue’s Anna Wintour has even proclaimed her “the most influential makeup artist in the world.”

She’s conceptualised and created beauty looks for over 60 ready-to-wear and couture shows each Fashion season since the 80s. So it’s no surprise Giorgio Armani hired her to develop and launch a line of Armani cosmetics in 1999.

Since launching Pat McGrath Labs two years ago, each makeup drop has sparked a frenzy no mainstream beauty brand could ignite. If you’re not in on the craze, here’s why you should hop on board.

What’s on our wishlist

Mothership V Bronze Seduction Eyeshadow Palette (S$180)

10 saturated shades, ranging from rose gold to fiery crimson to metallic bronze, all housed in a sleek black palette. YouTubers Jenn Im, Stephanie Villa, and Jackie Aina have raved about its high-impact shades and versatility.

Skin Fetish: Sublime Skin Highlighting Trio (S$71)

A trio of pearlescent, gel-powder highlighters that lend a resplendent glow to radiate light and accentuate (or create) your bone structure. Wear them individually or layered together.

MatteTrance™ Lipstick (S$54)

Available in 28 shades, this rich, creamy lipstick adorns lips in a lightweight coat of opaque colour. Dries down to a modern, matte finish.

An accessible approach to makeup

From eyeshadow palettes to lippies in all kinds of luxurious textures, the brand is said to have crafted “the world’s best liquid lipstick” and “the best highlighter of all time”. Her raved about glitter shades are made with a proprietary formula to achieve its signature molten finish.


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SWATCHING the STARS ⚡️⚡️⚡️ #MothershipV : #BronzeSeduction – FEATURING: SKINSHOW DIVINE GLOW – Electrify inner corners and illuminate the lid and the brow bone. Use wet or dry | ENTRAPMENT – Sweep this warm terracotta shade through the crease to sculpt and contour | BRONZE BLAZE – Metallize lids by pressing pigment on with finger or use a brush for soft blending | ROSE GOLD 005 – Gild lids and inner corners with this gleaming metallic rose gold | VR FIRE OPAL – Dramatically drench lids in this mind-altering duo­chromatic colour| ASTRAL LUNA GOLD – Colour morphing sultry shine| Blitz Flame – Envelop the lid with intense multi­dimensional, metallic crimson. Press pigment with finger or blend with flat brush | DISOBEDIENT – Sweep this deep mahogany through the crease for definition. For precise lining use a dampened brush| GILTY PLEASURE – Tempt and transfix with a vibrant flash of golden taupe. Press on with finger to build opacity | XTREME AUBERGINE – Create decadently opaque lids or cut the crease with one sweep. ⚡️⚡️⚡️ AVAILABLE NOW EXCLUSIVELY on PATMcGRATH.COM

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Basically, makeup porn.

Because of its quality and reputation, Pat McGrath products have an above-average pricing. Since she’s aware shelling out S$180 for an eyeshadow palette seems excessive, she’s created numerous eye looks with it to show us why it’s a worthy investment.


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BIG BANG THEORY ⚡️⚡️⚡️ Give your eyes a blast of intergalactic glamour with the aliengelic allure of the #MothershipV: #BronzeSeduction Palette. ⚡️⚡️⚡️ AVAILABLE 9.7.18 at PATMcGRATH.COM – sign up NOW for EARLY ACCESS. ______________________ #PMGHowTo 一 Pack ‘XTREME AUBERGINE’ pigment onto the outer corner & blend outward into a slight wing shape 一 Define the socket using ‘XTREME AUBERGINE’ pigment on a small detail brush 一 Lightly blend ‘ENTRAPMENT’ pigment through the crease & blend outward 一 Apply ‘BLITZ FLAME’ pigment on the lid using a brush dampened with Mehron Mixing Liquid 一 Define the lash line with Perma Precision Liquid Eyeliner & extend into a wing 一 Highlight the inner corner with ‘ROSE GOLD 005’ pigment 一 Highlight the brow bone with ‘SKINSHOW DIVINE GLOW’ pigment 一 Apply mascara & false lashes

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The quick eye and lip tutorials on Pat McGrath’s Instagram feed allow us to try editorial looks easily, something a few YouTubers have tried and verified. They’re clever features that make her products approachable, catering to the everyday consumer.

Pat McGrath Labs In Singapore

Her muse, supermodel Naomi Campbell.

Apart from having her praises sung by beauty editors and fellow makeup artists, Pat McGrath’s name is one that’s always on celebrities’ lips.

Her work is always credited on the red carpet and that has cultivated her a celebrity following. The lengthy list includes Naomi Campbell, Kim Kardashian, Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Hailey Baldwin, to name a few.

The luxury makeup label has been a popular staple in Sephora stores around the world, and we’re thrilled that the mothership is landing in Singapore soon.

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