Taraji P. Henson Teams Up With M.A.C. To Create Cosmetic Line

(photo credit: taraji p. henson instagram)

(photo credit: taraji p. henson instagram)

Cosmetics giant, M.A.C. is teaming up with award-winning ‘Empire’ actress, Taraji P. Henson for a new collaboration that we can’t WAIT to get our hands on!

“Taraji P. Henson has won the world over with her fearless performances, powerhouse confidence and charismatic spark. We’re thrilled to announce she is joining forces with MAC for an upcoming collaboration,” reads the press release from MAC announcing the partnership.

The collection launches next month and will include six products. An obvious highlight is a lip shade called ‘Strip Me Down,’ which is described as a ‘deep tone beige’ and has a matte finish. It’ll retail for $17. Other pieces in the collection include a black eyeliner, mascara, two shades of Mineralize Skinfinish, and a face brush.

All of this will be available September 6th in stores everywhere.

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As far as what the star does on regular bases before glam-ing it up for the red carpet. Henson reveals it’s all about keeping it moisturized.

“I wash my face in the morning and at night. I drink a lot of water. You have to stay hydrated. As far as my hair…I wrap my hair at night because that’s less heat on it everyday. I’m a health whore, for lack of a better word. I love healthy hair. I love healthy skin. I love skin that glows. When I go home and I go to bed I take my clothes off, I feel like I’ve just put lotion on.”

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When asked which co-stars skin she admires the most, Taraji had one simple answer.

“I would have to say Tyrese. It’s not fair because he’s a model, but he does have very beautiful skin. I think the darker the complexion, the richer the skin. I don’t know. He is a good-looking man. But he was very young too, and he…