Rihanna covers all 26 international editions of September’s Harper’s Bazaar
The Bajan superstar has been on hiatus but she took the time to appear on more than a few Harper's Bazaar covers
As if she isn’t already winning at life, this week it was revealed that Rihanna has snagged the cover of not just one September issue, but all 26 editions of Harper’s Bazaar being released around the world.
Tuesday, the U.S. edition of the publication dropped featuring both a cover and an accompanying spread featuring the 32-year-old icon in a collection of portraits shot by Gray Sorrenti with creative director Jen Brill.
Inside the Fenty Beauty founder models designs from Chanel and Miu Miu along with some of her very own Fenty and Savage x Fenty pieces. While sitting down for the cover story with writer Kahlana Barfield Brown, the pop star turned mogul opens up about Fenty Skin, the latest addition to her beauty empire.
“I’ve always seen the Fenty brand as more than just makeup and I knew I wanted to make skin care from the very beginning,” she explained. “It was just about getting it right. You have to live with the formulas for a while and test them in different ways. It’s very different from makeup in that sense. It takes a long time.”
“Rihanna’s unapologetic determination to make beauty an inclusive industry—and her insistence that beauty be democratic—changed the game,” actress Tracee Ellis Ross, who last year launched her own beauty brand, Pattern, is quoted as saying in the piece. “She seems to imagine from a world where there are no limits, inviting us all to do the same.”
The nuanced profile echoes Ross’ sentiments, taking note that, “Rihanna has opened doors for women of all races, sizes, orientations, and creeds to be both seen and heard, which is not just a concept she has grasped and capitalized on but a reality she has lived. Like the hug from one Black girl to another, you can’t fake that. Not with all the foundation or concealer in the world.”
Rihanna also shared her personal nighttime skincare routine with Harper’s Bazaar. Watch below:
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