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Saginaw woman launches her own cosmetics line

SAGINAW, MI – A Saginaw woman is following her passion for makeup by launching her own line of cosmetics.

Pia Isom has been doing makeup since 2014 and has been passionate about the medium since she was younger, she said.

“I always had a desire since I was a young girl to design and to make stuff better, beautiful,” Isom said. “Makeup has always been a passion of mine. To me, it’s a window into your soul… It just makes you feel a lot better about yourself.”

Isom lost her job before the COVID-19 pandemic, she said, and when lockdown came around she knew it was the right time to give a shot at pursuing her passions.

“When I got fired and then the pandemic came, I was like ‘it’s either now or never for you to start,’” Isom said. “I just started pouring myself into how I could start

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In Meadowy Prints, Memories of the Main Line

Growing Up in Style is a series about the connection between fashion and local life in America, past and present.


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WHY do you have so many little floral prints that you never wear?” demands my daughter, rifling through a rarely visited corner of my closets. Upstairs in our family house in Turin, Italy, she is as usual ransacking my wardrobe for vintage clothes—an Alaïa leather skirt, a Tom Ford for Gucci velvet jacket—that she will cajole from me for extended loans. “Stuff like this doesn’t look good on you,” she adds with daughterly bluntness, holding up a blouse from the Italian company Frau Lau, with a minuscule Liberty design of pale-blue blossoms. “Not your style at all.”

It is true, I admit, that it is not my style, which is monotone, severe, yet occasionally reckless, ideally with

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Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Lisa Rinna Launches Lipstick Line

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In a year where many have given up on makeup, opting to spend big on skincare instead of traditional cosmetics unseen behind face masks, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna has decided to get into the beauty game. According to Page Six, the QVC queen has leased a Rinna Cosmetics lipstick, lip liner, and lip gloss line, just in time for the holidays. “I’m the lip pioneer,” she stated in the press release, perhaps intentionally throwing shade at Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian-West in just four words. “My new line embodies everything that I’ve ever known and learned in my life, whether I’ve been on camera or off. Rinna Beauty is me, and I’m so gratified to now share that with people interested in makeup, style and looking and feeling their very best.”

That’s all fine, but I’m

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Bobbi Brown Is Launching a Makeup Line of Her Own

Bobbi Brown is ready for round two.

Four years after departing Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, the makeup artist-turned entrepreneur’s self-named brand — which under ownership by the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. grew to more than $1 billion in retail sales –— Brown is ready to launch another one.

Jones Road, a tightly edited line of makeup staples made with clean ingredients and designed for all ages, skin types and tones, makes its debut today on jonesroadbeauty.com.

The collection is reflective of a new non-corporate era in Brown’s professional life and the fundamental changes she’s noticed in the way women now want to wear makeup.

While the timing of the collection is certainly serendipitous — sources say her non-compete clause with Lauder ends today — the road back to makeup was meandering, according to Brown. The line comes after a busy four years, during which she got her nutritionist certification

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