Barbie Loves Stila Collection


Remember I told you that Barbie is making a comeback and releasing a line of makeup and skincare products? Now Mattel Inc. is also partnering with Stila to give us the Barbie Loves Stila collection!

The new, limited edition collection features a new eyeshadow quad and 4 sets of paint cans. Each paint can features the look of an iconic Barbie doll from the past 5 decades and inside each can, there is a palette with 2 eyeshadows and a cheek color, a lip glaze/lipstick, a mascara/liquid liner and a “Barbie Look Book” that includes a history of each top-selling Barbie doll. The collection will launch exclusively at Sephora in February, only at Sephora’s Fifth Avenue store in NY, international Sephora locations and

Stila will also sponsor Mattel’s Barbie runway show during New York Fashion Week in February 2009 with 50 as-yet-undisclosed designers to produce life-size outfits inspired by Barbie. Charlotte Tilbury, who did makeup for the Victoria’s Secret fashion shows, will be the show’s lead makeup artist. More Barbie-Stila branded products will also emerge this coming fall. Yay go Barbie!

Barbie Loves Stila Paint Can – 1959 #1 Ponytail Doll ($40)
This set is modeled after the first Barbie doll. Her striking red lips and black-rimmed cat eyes is the epitome of the 50s glamour.

The colors included are:

* 3 Pan Palette with a deep blue eyeshadow with white shimmer,a matte black eyeshadow and a luminous coral cheek color
* Lip Color in Ponytail (matte cherry red)
* Liquid Eye Liner in Black

Barbie Loves Stila Paint Can – 1971 Malibu Doll ($40)
This set features a sunny, beach look that symbolizes the fresh, natural beauty of the 1970s.

The colors included are:

* 3 Pan Palette with a soft shimmering pale pink eyeshadow, a sky blue eyeshadow with white shimmer and a golden bronze bronzer
* Lip Glaze in Malibu (pale pinky peach)
* Lash Visor Waterproof Mascara in Black

Barbie Loves Stila Paint Can – 1980 Foxy Doll
This set features the bold 1980’s glamour with coral lips and earth-toned shadow.

The colors included are:

* 3 Pan Palette with two neutral eyeshadows and a matte berry color cheek powder
* Sheer tangerine lip glaze
* Lash Visor Waterproof Mascara in Black

Barbie Loves Stila Paint Can – 2000 Jewel Doll ($40)
The final set delivers a hip, sparkly look with shimmery shadows and glossy pink lips to depict the “new millennium pretty.”

The colors included are:

* 3 Pan Palette with a tan eyeshadow with pink shimmer, a brown eyeshadow with gold and brown shimmer, and a shimmering mid-tone blue pink cheek color
* Lip Glaze in Jewel (shimmering vivid pink)
* Multi-effect Mascara in Black

Barbie Loves Stila Talking Palette ($40)
This palette contains four wet/dry eyeshadows along with an insert card with instructions on step-by-step makeup application along with information on Barbie through the decades.

The colors are:

* Cool pink shimmer (base)
* Bright lilac with gold sparkle (lid)
* Deep pink (crease)
* Dark purple with blue sparkle (liner)

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Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE,, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.


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