LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- M.A.C Cosmetics, the professional brand of choice, has named Diana Ross, one of the world's greatest female performers and style goddesses of our times, as its 2005 Beauty Icon. This year's Beauty Icon Series is available at M.A.C locations worldwide yesterday, January 20th, 2005. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050121/NYF003 ) "Diana is a supreme choice for our second Beauty Icon Series," says M.A.C Global President, John Demsey. "Not only is she a global style icon but also a timeless and exquisite beauty. As a multi-talented performer who expresses her individuality through fashion and make-up, she's all that M.A.C admires." "I am greatly looking forward to the launch of the line and to my association with John Demsey and M.A.C Cosmetics," says Miss Ross. The show-stopping collection focuses on the pink and bronze/coral colour families and lustre-filled finishes that mirror this soul diva's dynamic personality. In addition to the essential colour collection for the eyes, lips and face, M.A.C has created two shimmering shades of a special edition Beauty Powder in a one-of-a-kind pink-chromed compact, accompanied by an array of short, pink-handled, pink-bristled brushes. The stunning visual for the collection was shot by photographer Michael Thompson in New York with make-up by Val Garland and styling by Edward Eniful. A leading brand in professional cosmetics and one of the world's top trendsetting make-up companies, M.A.C (Make-up Art Cosmetics) was started in Toronto, Canada, in 1984 and is now part of The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. The company's popularity - initially fueled through word-of-mouth endorsements from make-up artists, models, designers, photographers and journalists - continues to this day. M.A.C is now sold in over 50 countries worldwide. For M.A.C Locations, visit http://www.maccosmetics.com.
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