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MAC Cosmetics Accused of Copying Blogger’s Shimmer Setting Spray

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In 2016, ‘all about that glow’ is exactly what Joelle Phillips was thinking when she DIY-ed a shimmer setting spray with the help of MAC products and posted it to her Instagram. After her invention went viral, she was warned to take down the photo in fear of larger companies stealing her idea (two years too early, but a warning to be heeded, indeed). In 2017, just one week after posting another viral post–this time a video of her creating the mist — Phillips came out with her own line of shimmer setting sprays, aptly titled Omglo. This time around, instead of mixing MAC pigment...

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MAC Takes Heat For Allegedly Stealing This Black Blogger's Shimmering Setting Spray

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Global beauty brand MAC Cosmetics is catching heat on social media for allegedly ripping a product idea off of a prominent black beauty blogger. Their latest product, a shimmering setting spray, is accused of being blogger Joelle Phillips' DIY spray from back in 2016. The blogger had used MAC's regular primer and gave it a glow up by adding ring pigments. Phillips said she removed the video from social media for fear of being copied by large companies. "CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE"

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Mac Cosmetics Is Being Accused of Copying Joelle Phillips’s Shimmer Finishing Spray

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MAC Cosmetics is under fire for a recently launched product — a Fix+ Setting Spray — which quickly drew comparisons to makeup artist Joelle Phillips's signature creation. Now people on the Internet are calling the brand out for allegedly copying Joelle, a claim that MAC denies. The product in question dates back to 2016 when Joelle created a DIY shimmery finishing spray by adding loose MAC pigments to the brand's original Fix+ setting spray, a genius hack that quickly received praise from her followers. "The video went viral on Instagram. People started asking to pay me to make it for them," she told Teen Vogue....

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