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Kylie Just Had a Full Comment War With a Makeup Artist Who Said She Broke Health Protocols at Her Kylie Cosmetics Lab

Photo credit: Getty Images

Photo credit: Getty Images

ICYMI, a whole saga has been unfolding on Instagram involving Kylie Jenner and makeup artist Kevin James Bennett. The drama started when Kylie shared a post on her grid that included pictures and videos of her “in the lab creating new magic” for her Kylie Cosmetics fans.

In said pictures/videos, Kylie is wearing a lab coat, but no other PPE, while she poses in the lab, inspecting equipment, leaning over containers of brightly-colored cosmetic concoctions and even scooping ingredients from one glass beaker into another. The content clearly seems designed to look like Kylie doing makeup science and being hands-on in the development of new Kylie Cosmetics products.

In an accompanying TikTok video from the same day, Kylie added some context, explaining to her followers, “We are in Milan for 24 hours to visit all of the makeup factories to check on new Kylie Cosmetics

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Kylie Jenner accused of ‘gaslighting followers’ in Kylie Cosmetics lab video: ‘Take responsibility’

A week ago, Kylie Jenner shared an intimate look at the Kylie Cosmetics labs in Milan, Italy, to her 364 million Instagram followers — but not everyone is thrilled by the exclusive insight.

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Jenner, donning a lab coat, took photos of her seemingly inspecting a foundation-making machine, measuring jars of glitter and scooping ingredients from a glass beaker. At no point does Jenner claim she actually participates in the science behind Kylie Cosmetics products, and that she’s not wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), a hairnet or gloves seem to indicate this was more of a photo opportunity than an actual reflection of her creating products.

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Makeup artist Kevin James Bennett called out Jenner on his Instagram in a lengthy caption accusing Jenner of “gaslighting” followers.

“I’m a cosmetic

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A look inside GLAMOUR’s Beauty Celebration in association with MAC Cosmetics & Foreo

This past weekend we hosted the GLAMOUR Beauty Celebration Hair Masterclass in partnership with Mac Cosmetics & Foreo at the idyllic, 54 on bath in Rosebank.

The intimate affair brought together industry experts, beauty and skin enthusiasts, and influential personalities for a day of informative and inspiring talks, product sales, networking, giveaways, and lots of Instagrammable moments.

MAC Cosmetics makeup artist, Mokgadi Shogole

Hosted by our Editor-in-Chief Nontando Mposo and Beauty Editor Jesé Lillienfeldt-Hartman, there were tons of photo moments, a panel discussion titled ‘How technology is changing the beauty scene’ between our Editor-in-Chief, Nontando Mposo joined by Dr. Dudu Kgoebane, DJ Mat Elle, Award-winning Transgender Activist, and Influencer, Yaya Mavundla, Makeup artist and comedian, Halle Robison. MAC Cosmetics makeup artist, Mokgadi Shogole did a frosty and icy lip look that took us back to the 90s beauty trend, and Foreo’s Marketing Manager, Chantell Malan did a live demo

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