INSTYLE

Vote for Your Favorite Beauty Brands in Our Third Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

by INSTYLE STAFF

June - October, 2019

The nominees you’ll see below have been carefully selected by our editors, who spent the last twelve months testing everything from hands-free curling irons to long-lasting lipsticks.

THE OPRAH MAGAZINE

GO WILD


August, 2019

Long-wearing and buildable, most of the formulas are also highly pigmented, so they’ll show up on a multitude of skin tones.

PEOPLE

Golden Girl! Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Sir John Reveals How to Get Her Lion King Premiere Look

By JACKIE FIELD

July 15

For Sir John, seeing his longtime client on the carpet in his very own makeup was picture-perfect.

BUZZFEED

23 New Beauty Products You Need To Try ASAP

by SARAH HAN

June 23, 2019

Sir John did some of our faces up (including mine!) with the collection before it officially launched and said that it’s an "elevated take for all the millennials who grew up on the original film."

E NEWS

Summer 2019’s Best Designer Collabs So Far

by KATHERINE RILEY

June 22, 2019

Who doesn’t love a good designer collab? On the fashion front, it’s a more affordable way to own a piece of a designer’s artistry. And on the pop culture front, it’s a way to celebrate and show off the TV shows or movies you love.

WHO WHAT WEAR

3 Lip Colors Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Would Remove From Your Vanity This Summer

by ERIN JAHNS

June 22, 2019

“If you’re not wearing a full face of makeup, a bright, bold statement lip will immediately amp up your look.”

Marie Claire

I Tried Sir John’s New Lion King Collection

by MAYA ALLEN

June 21, 2019

World-renowned makeup artist Sir John worked with Luminess Cosmetics to create a limited edition 8-piece capsule collection, and it’s essentially what my makeup dreams are made of.

INSTYLE

Beyonce’s Makeup Artist Just Came Up With the Perfect Summer Beauty Look

by ERIN LIKAS

June 21, 2019

What immediately stands out about the collection is that if you were to look at the all of the shimmery and matte shades without seeing the packaging, they still capture essence of the film and its African setting.

BET

Beyonce’s MUA, Sir John Launches ‘The Lion King’ Make-Up Collection Ahead Of Movie

by Tira Urquhart

June 20, 2019

Sir John is a global makeup and color artist who reveals his clients’ natural beauty. His appreciation for cosmetics helps capture the essence of women in their truest form.

Revelist

Here’s Every Single Swatch From The Official ‘Lion King’ Makeup Collection

by MARQUAYSA BATTLE

June 18, 2019

Sir John and Luminess Cosmetics didn’t come to play in the wild — they came to slay. Per the swatches and the makeup looks that we’re seeing, this collection is as dope as the cast of the new live-action film!

Forbes

How To Shop The 'Lion King' Makeup Collection Early

by CELIA SHATZMAN

June 14, 2019

Judging from the buzz it's gotten, it'll probably sell out faster than the gazelles that leap across the screen in the 1994 original animated Lion King.

GLAMOUR

The Best New Makeup Products to Try in 2019

by BELLA CACCIATORE AND LINDSEY SCHALLON

June 13, 2019

This is the perfect name for this highlighter. It looks very powdery in the compact, but it glides on like butter.

The Zoe Report

Disney’s The Lion King Limited-Edition Collection by Sir John x Luminess Drops Sooner Than You Think

by MADGE MARIL

June 13, 2019

The packaging for the collection is noteworthy, too: Iconic elements from The Lion King, like scenes and characters’ faces, decorate the cosmetics.

Elite Daily

Sir John Is Dropping A ‘Lion King’ Makeup Collection To Help Your Channel Your Inner Fierce Lioness

by BELLA GERARD

June 11, 2019

Anything this man touches turns instantly more beautiful, so you bet your bottom dollar I’ll be buying the entire capsule collection.

BUZZFEED

Here's What Lion King's Makeup Collection Looks Like On Different People

by ESSENCE GANT

June 11, 2019

The beautiful thing about Luminess and Sir John's Lion King Collection is that there is an array of colors perfect for every person, no matter what their skin tone is.

ELLE

Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Sir John Is Launching a ‘Lion King’-Inspired Collection

by NERISHA PENROSE

June 3, 2019

We all want Beyonce’s healthy, sun kissed glow and Sir John’s Lion King collection brings us pretty damn close.

ALLURE IGTV

@sirjohnofficial showed us his new #LionKing collection & it’s SO GOOD


June 3, 2019


AOL

‘The Lion King’ Capsule Collection: On Set With Sir John and Luminess Cosmetics (Exclusive)


ET was exclusively on set for Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Capsule Collection by Sir John and Luminess Cosmetics. The collection is available online June 15, and in select ULTA stores July 1.

MSN

Beyonce and Blue Ivy Rock Stunning ‘Lion King’-Inspired Outfits to Tina Knowles’ Gala

by Scott Baumgartner

June 3, 2019

The stunning, highly pigmented earthy shades are named after places and characters from the film. Each palette and lipstick features etched portraits of Mufasa, Simba’s father, and the shades boast a tribal embossed pattern.

REVELIST

A Dazzling ‘Lion King’ Makeup Collection Is Coming From Beyoncé’s Go-To Artist

by BLAKE NEWBY

June 3, 2019

In honor of the upcoming movie, renowned makeup artist Sir John has teamed up with Luminess Cosmetics and Disney for a luxurious makeup collection fit for royalty. Inspired by the scenic African jungle and the movie’s beloved characters, this eight-piece set is sure to be a hit.

THE CUT

Disney Made You a Lion King Makeup Collection

by ERICA SMITH

June 3, 2019

If you’re still haunted by those new Lion King character posters that were released last week, never fear; there’s a new Lion King-related launch that is much more visually pleasing and useful: the Sir John x Luminess Lion King Limited Edition Collection. Yes, the Jon Favreau reboot is getting its very own makeup collection because it’s 2019 and that’s just how it goes now.

REFINERY 29

This Lion King Makeup Collection Is A Disney Collector’s Dream

by THATIANA DIAZ

June 3, 2019

With all the excitement for this remake, it comes as no surprise that there’s a coordinating makeup collection. Because, in this day and age, an adjacent eyeshadow palette cements a movie as a cultural phenomenon. And who better to create The Lion King-inspired makeup line than the man who is responsible for Beyoncé’s glow?

PEOPLE

Beyonce’s make-up artist creates The Lion King-inspired beauty range


June 3, 2019

Reaching out to Luminess Cosmetics, a brand known for its airbrush technology, Sir John began work on the collection – which is made up of an eyeshadow palette, sculpting set, highlighter lipsticks and lip balms, all named after some of The Lion King’s most famous songs.

BYRDIE

Sir John Just Launched a Lion King Makeup Collection, and We Can’t Stop Swatching

by KAITLYN MCLINTOCK

June 2, 2019

If you’re one of these people, and you’re waiting on the edge of your seat, we have some good news to tide you over: there’s a new Lion King makeup collection coming, and we have the details.

ET STYLE

Beyonce’s Makeup Artist Sir John Was Nervous About Her Reaction to ‘Lion King’ Makeup Collection


June 2, 2019

ET was exclusively on set for Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Capsule Collection by Sir John and Luminess Cosmetics.

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT

Beyonce and Blue Ivy Rock Stunning ‘Lion King’-Inspired Outfits to Tina Knowles’ Gala

by Scott Baumgartner

June 2, 2019

Along with the release of the film, Disney has collaborated with Luminess Cosmetics and Sir John, Beyonce’s longtime makeup artist, for a limited-edition collection inspired by the movie. ET recently spoke with John about tackling the project and the nerve-racking experience of getting feedback from Beyonce.

TEEN VOGUE

Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Sir John Has Teamed Up With Disney and Luminess Cosmetics for a “Lion King” Makeup Collection

by DE ELIZABETH

June 1, 2019

Be prepared, beauty lovers: a Lion King makeup collection is coming, and it’s fit for royalty.

US WEEKLY

Watch Celeb Makeup Artist Sir John Create a Daytime Look With His New ‘Lion King’ Eyeshadow Palette

by MEG STORM

June 1, 2019

The jewel tone colors in the Can’t Wait to be Queen Eyeshadow Palette, for instance, draw from hues “you find in nature,” while the natural matte tones in the Kingdom Sculpting Palette call to mind the arid desert landscape. Oh, and they all just so happen to be perfect for creating a summery daytime eye makeup look.

ALLURE

The Lion King Is Getting Its Very Own Makeup Collection

by LEAH PRINZIVALLI

June 1, 2019

For months, Sir John, aka Beyoncé’s makeup artist, has been teasing something special. Back in February, Sir John announced that he had two makeup licensing deals, and until now, no one knew exactly when the projects would appear or just how fierce they’d be. As of today, however, we can announce that Sir John has partnered with Luminess Cosmetics for a Lion King makeup collection. Roar, am I right?

YAHOO

Be Prepared to Spend: This Stunning Lion King Makeup Collection Is Coming

by KIRBIE JOHNSON

June 1, 2019

These personal touches, along with the luxe and detailed packaging, make this launch once in a lifetime. And Sir John wants everyone to know this collection isn’t just for the younger fans. “My generation were the children going to see the original film in theaters,” said Sir John. “This collection is a time capsule and my love letter to all the moms that now get to take their children to see the new film and experience the magic all over again.”

ESSENCE

Sir John Debuts The Lion King Collection With Luminess Cosmetics

by SHALWAH EVANS

June 1, 2019

Disney’s The Lion King Limited Edition Collection by Sir John x Luminess will finally be available June 15th, and like Simba, we just can’t wait. Who better to create this royal collection than someone well-versed in working with queens (not to mention his name is Sir John)?

STYLECASTER

Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Is Releasing a Disney-Inspired Line I Would Actually Wear

by ELIZABETH DENTON

Jun 1, 2019

As soon as we heard there was going to be a Lion King remake with photorealistic computer animation, one of the first things we thought about is how beautiful it’s sure to look. The colors in the original are gorgeous enough, but with a 2019 spin, they’re crisp and bold and vibrant. So it makes perfect sense there would be a Lion King-themed makeup line, but we didn’t expect it to be this good.

POP SUGAR

Be Prepared to Spend: This Stunning Lion King Makeup Collection Is Coming

by KIRBIE JOHNSON

June 1, 2019

Sir John, of course, is the perfect fit for this — he is Beyoncé’s go-to makeup artist and has been working with her for years, but he’s also one of the most in demand makeup artists in the world. We can only hope he outfits her in the collection for the movie’s premiere.

HELLO GIGGLES

This Disney’s The Lion King makeup collab is so good, you’ll want to sing “Hakuna Matata”

by MARIE LODI

June 1, 2019

Sir John Barnett, who is often the mastermind behind Beyoncé’s impeccable face beat, teamed up with cosmetics brand Luminess on a collection inspired by the film. The collection, which includes eyeshadow and sculpting palettes, lipsticks, and highlighter, was an important collaboration for Barnett for several reasons.

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Sir John Teams With Disney for ‘Lion King’ Collection

by Rachel Marlowe

June 1, 2019

Sir John has created looks for a cast of big names, including Rosie Huntington Whiteley, Khloé Kardashian, Priyanka Chopra and Serena Williams, but he is perhaps best known for his work with Beyoncé, who is voicing the character Nala in the photo-real virtual-production remake of the cult cartoon.

INSTYLE

Vote for Your Favorite Beauty Brands in Our Third Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

by INSTYLE STAFF

June - October, 2019

The nominees you’ll see below have been carefully selected by our editors, who spent the last twelve months testing everything from hands-free curling irons to long-lasting lipsticks.

THE OPRAH MAGAZINE

GO WILD


August, 2019

Long-wearing and buildable, most of the formulas are also highly pigmented, so they’ll show up on a multitude of skin tones.

PEOPLE

Golden Girl! Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Sir John Reveals How to Get Her Lion King Premiere Look

By JACKIE FIELD

July 15

For Sir John, seeing his longtime client on the carpet in his very own makeup was picture-perfect.

Buzzfeed

23 New Beauty Products You Need To Try ASAP

by SARAH HAN

June 23, 2019

Sir John did some of our faces up (including mine!) with the collection before it officially launched and said that it’s an "elevated take for all the millennials who grew up on the original film."

E News

Summer 2019’s Best Designer Collabs So Far

by KATHERINE RILEY

June 22, 2019

Who doesn’t love a good designer collab? On the fashion front, it’s a more affordable way to own a piece of a designer’s artistry. And on the pop culture front, it’s a way to celebrate and show off the TV shows or movies you love.

Who What Wear

3 Lip Colors Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Would Remove From Your Vanity This Summer

by ERIN JAHNS

June 22, 2019

“If you’re not wearing a full face of makeup, a bright, bold statement lip will immediately amp up your look.”

Marie Claire

I Tried Sir John’s New Lion King Collection

by MAYA ALLEN

June 21, 2019

World-renowned makeup artist Sir John worked with Luminess Cosmetics to create a limited edition 8-piece capsule collection, and it’s essentially what my makeup dreams are made of.

Instyle

Beyonce’s Makeup Artist Just Came Up With the Perfect Summer Beauty Look

by ERIN LIKAS

June 21, 2019

What immediately stands out about the collection is that if you were to look at the all of the shimmery and matte shades without seeing the packaging, they still capture essence of the film and its African setting.

Forbes

How To Shop The 'Lion King' Makeup Collection Early

by CELIA SHATZMAN

June 14, 2019

Judging from the buzz it's gotten, it'll probably sell out faster than the gazelles that leap across the screen in the 1994 original animated Lion King.

GLAMOUR

The Best New Makeup Products to Try in 2019

by BELLA CACCIATORE AND LINDSEY SCHALLON

June 13, 2019

This is the perfect name for this highlighter. It looks very powdery in the compact, but it glides on like butter.

BUZZFEED

Here's What Lion King's Makeup Collection Looks Like On Different People

by ESSENCE GANT

June 11, 2019

The beautiful thing about Luminess and Sir John's Lion King Collection is that there is an array of colors perfect for every person, no matter what their skin tone is.

ELLE

Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Sir John Is Launching a ‘Lion King’-Inspired Collection

by NERISHA PENROSE

June 3, 2019

We all want Beyonce’s healthy, sun kissed glow and Sir John’s Lion King collection brings us pretty damn close.

ALLURE IGTV

@sirjohnofficial showed us his new #LionKing collection & it’s SO GOOD


June 3, 2019

AOL

‘The Lion King’ Capsule Collection: On Set With Sir John and Luminess Cosmetics (Exclusive)


ET was exclusively on set for Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Capsule Collection by Sir John and Luminess Cosmetics. The collection is available online June 15, and in select ULTA stores July 1.

MSN

Beyonce and Blue Ivy Rock Stunning ‘Lion King’-Inspired Outfits to Tina Knowles’ Gala

by Scott Baumgartner

June 3, 2019

The stunning, highly pigmented earthy shades are named after places and characters from the film. Each palette and lipstick features etched portraits of Mufasa, Simba’s father, and the shades boast a tribal embossed pattern.

REVELIST

A Dazzling ‘Lion King’ Makeup Collection Is Coming From Beyoncé’s Go-To Artist

by BLAKE NEWBY

June 3, 2019

In honor of the upcoming movie, renowned makeup artist Sir John has teamed up with Luminess Cosmetics and Disney for a luxurious makeup collection fit for royalty. Inspired by the scenic African jungle and the movie’s beloved characters, this eight-piece set is sure to be a hit.

THE CUT

Disney Made You a Lion King Makeup Collection

by ERICA SMITH

June 3, 2019

If you’re still haunted by those new Lion King character posters that were released last week, never fear; there’s a new Lion King-related launch that is much more visually pleasing and useful: the Sir John x Luminess Lion King Limited Edition Collection. Yes, the Jon Favreau reboot is getting its very own makeup collection because it’s 2019 and that’s just how it goes now.

REFINERY 29

This Lion King Makeup Collection Is A Disney Collector’s Dream

by THATIANA DIAZ

June 3, 2019

With all the excitement for this remake, it comes as no surprise that there’s a coordinating makeup collection. Because, in this day and age, an adjacent eyeshadow palette cements a movie as a cultural phenomenon. And who better to create The Lion King-inspired makeup line than the man who is responsible for Beyoncé’s glow?

PEOPLE

Beyonce’s make-up artist creates The Lion King-inspired beauty range


June 3, 2019

Reaching out to Luminess Cosmetics, a brand known for its airbrush technology, Sir John began work on the collection – which is made up of an eyeshadow palette, sculpting set, highlighter lipsticks and lip balms, all named after some of The Lion King’s most famous songs.

BYRDIE

Sir John Just Launched a Lion King Makeup Collection, and We Can’t Stop Swatching

by KAITLYN MCLINTOCK

June 2, 2019

If you’re one of these people, and you’re waiting on the edge of your seat, we have some good news to tide you over: there’s a new Lion King makeup collection coming, and we have the details.

ET STYLE

Beyonce’s Makeup Artist Sir John Was Nervous About Her Reaction to ‘Lion King’ Makeup Collection


June 2, 2019

ET was exclusively on set for Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Capsule Collection by Sir John and Luminess Cosmetics.

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT

Beyonce and Blue Ivy Rock Stunning ‘Lion King’-Inspired Outfits to Tina Knowles’ Gala

by Scott Baumgartner

June 2, 2019

Along with the release of the film, Disney has collaborated with Luminess Cosmetics and Sir John, Beyonce’s longtime makeup artist, for a limited-edition collection inspired by the movie. ET recently spoke with John about tackling the project and the nerve-racking experience of getting feedback from Beyonce.

TEEN VOGUE

Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Sir John Has Teamed Up With Disney and Luminess Cosmetics for a “Lion King” Makeup Collection

by DE ELIZABETH

June 1, 2019

Be prepared, beauty lovers: a Lion King makeup collection is coming, and it’s fit for royalty.

US WEEKLY

Watch Celeb Makeup Artist Sir John Create a Daytime Look With His New ‘Lion King’ Eyeshadow Palette

by MEG STORM

June 1, 2019

The jewel tone colors in the Can’t Wait to be Queen Eyeshadow Palette, for instance, draw from hues “you find in nature,” while the natural matte tones in the Kingdom Sculpting Palette call to mind the arid desert landscape. Oh, and they all just so happen to be perfect for creating a summery daytime eye makeup look.

ALLURE

The Lion King Is Getting Its Very Own Makeup Collection

by LEAH PRINZIVALLI

June 1, 2019

For months, Sir John, aka Beyoncé’s makeup artist, has been teasing something special. Back in February, Sir John announced that he had two makeup licensing deals, and until now, no one knew exactly when the projects would appear or just how fierce they’d be. As of today, however, we can announce that Sir John has partnered with Luminess Cosmetics for a Lion King makeup collection. Roar, am I right?

YAHOO

Be Prepared to Spend: This Stunning Lion King Makeup Collection Is Coming

by KIRBIE JOHNSON

June 1, 2019

These personal touches, along with the luxe and detailed packaging, make this launch once in a lifetime. And Sir John wants everyone to know this collection isn’t just for the younger fans. “My generation were the children going to see the original film in theaters,” said Sir John. “This collection is a time capsule and my love letter to all the moms that now get to take their children to see the new film and experience the magic all over again.”

ESSENCE

Sir John Debuts The Lion King Collection With Luminess Cosmetics

by SHALWAH EVANS

June 1, 2019

Disney’s The Lion King Limited Edition Collection by Sir John x Luminess will finally be available June 15th, and like Simba, we just can’t wait. Who better to create this royal collection than someone well-versed in working with queens (not to mention his name is Sir John)?

STYLECASTER

Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Is Releasing a Disney-Inspired Line I Would Actually Wear

by ELIZABETH DENTON

Jun 1, 2019

As soon as we heard there was going to be a Lion King remake with photorealistic computer animation, one of the first things we thought about is how beautiful it’s sure to look. The colors in the original are gorgeous enough, but with a 2019 spin, they’re crisp and bold and vibrant. So it makes perfect sense there would be a Lion King-themed makeup line, but we didn’t expect it to be this good.

POP SUGAR

Be Prepared to Spend: This Stunning Lion King Makeup Collection Is Coming

by KIRBIE JOHNSON

June 1, 2019

Sir John, of course, is the perfect fit for this — he is Beyoncé’s go-to makeup artist and has been working with her for years, but he’s also one of the most in demand makeup artists in the world. We can only hope he outfits her in the collection for the movie’s premiere.

HELLO GIGGLES

This Disney’s The Lion King makeup collab is so good, you’ll want to sing “Hakuna Matata”

by MARIE LODI

June 1, 2019

Sir John Barnett, who is often the mastermind behind Beyoncé’s impeccable face beat, teamed up with cosmetics brand Luminess on a collection inspired by the film. The collection, which includes eyeshadow and sculpting palettes, lipsticks, and highlighter, was an important collaboration for Barnett for several reasons.

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Sir John Teams With Disney for ‘Lion King’ Collection

by Rachel Marlowe

June 1, 2019

Sir John has created looks for a cast of big names, including Rosie Huntington Whiteley, Khloé Kardashian, Priyanka Chopra and Serena Williams, but he is perhaps best known for his work with Beyoncé, who is voicing the character Nala in the photo-real virtual-production remake of the cult cartoon.

For PR inquiries please email PR@LuminessCosmetics.com