Aaliyah, 2001

The news many of us have been waiting for is here! MAC Cosmetics has announced their honoring of ‘90’s iconic triple threat artist, Aaliyah with a dedicated and highly anticipated collection. This has been a long time coming, since there was a fan penned petition circulating over past few years pushing for this beauty brand to create a collection that was inspired by Aaliyah’s unforgettable style and essence.

Per a press release statement from MAC Cosmetics:

“Aaliyah is truly one in a million — an unstoppable icon whose groundbreaking work in R&B music and film inspires us all,” adding, “Today we join her countless fans in celebrating her with the announcement of the MAC Aaliyah collection. You made it happen!”

There isn’t any further word from the beauty giant regarding the collection to come, yet there is word it will be available next summer 2018. Aaliyah’s beauty was always very fresh faced though she would were nudes and matte brown lipsticks and Smokey eyes. Hopefully MAC will capture her undeniable beauty and trendsetting appeal with the new collection to come. Consequently, this is not the first time MAC has honored an icon of this stature. The beauty band released a collection that was inspired by Selena Quintanilla or just Selena’s with an S. In a similar fashion, the collection was brought to fruition by Selena’s devoted fans through an online petition, there power in numbers. Check out the first tease of the collection from MAC below: