Sunday, May 6, 2012

MAC’s New Muse—Marilyn Monroe

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Sometimes the best things in life don’t last long. Marilyn Monroe—a confection of a human being, a bubbly bombshell, a cinematic icon—died at age 36 of a barbiturate overdose, leaving behind a troubled history of glory and controversy, grandeur and scandal.

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Further immortalized in song by Sir Elton John, Marilyn’s candle burned out long before her legend ever did.

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MAC cosmetics strikes a match to relight the flame that was snuffed out 50 years ago: Norma Jean Baker, a.k.a. Marilyn Monroe.

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Goodbye, Norma Jean.

Kiss Marilyn Pictures, Images and Photos

The MAC Marilyn Collection drops in October.

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