KIM Kardashian has applauded fans who say they “can’t afford” her new $650 skincare line.
In a crazy new interview, the reality star called the award for SKNN By Kim, her latest business venture, a “necessity.”
Kim, 41, is launching her new beauty line later this month, set to eclipse her former brand, KKW beauty (the W being for West).
In a decidedly candid interview with The New York Times ahead of the launch, she discussed the nine-stage product line, calling it “everything necessary” with the huge price tag.
The nine items, which include a cleanser, toner, exfoliator, hyaluronic acid serum, vitamin C serum, and more, total $630.
Specifically, she told the NYT that the $95 face oil will give customers “the glow of a lifetime.”
“The products I used that were comparable were much more expensive, without comparing anything.
“I tried to get quality at the best possible price, especially the vitamin C serum.”
She also called the product line “prestige” and, curiously, said she would “try anything” to retain its youthfulness.
“If you told me that I literally had to eat poo every day and I would look younger, I could. I could.
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The eye-popping interview came as many fans didn’t feel the price of the upcoming line – or the concept of needing every product.
A Reddit user wrote in the middle of SKKN’s announcement: “Does anyone actually use a skincare line? I (and all my friends) mix and match what works best for our skin. It still seems weird to me. Do any of you use a line set?”
Another slammed, “His inability to accept aging is insane. There’s not much you can do to fight nature, it will show up one day and you can’t hide it and still look natural. So much alarming.”
Another grounded fan wrote on Twitter, “Kim’s look is the result of derms, surgeons, fillers, procedures and heavily edited photos.
“His $630 skincare line won’t give anyone those results.
“A generation of women have body image issues partly before Kim. STOP letting her get away with these lies, it’s dangerous.”
Kim also addressed the controversy surrounding her significant weight loss for her Met Gala dress.
She said: “For me, it was like, ‘OK, Christian Bale can do it for a movie role and that’s okay.'”
Christian, 48, is known for his dedicated body transformations – he lost 62 pounds for his role as emaciated Trevor Reznik in The Machinist.
Another Redditor fumed, “She continues to give interviews and they continue to be disastrous. The comparison of losing 16 pounds in a month with actors training for months before a movie is just an illusion higher level.
She thinks walking on a red carpet is like acting. She did this to fit into a dress for a night for his own vain obsession.”
SKIN WITHOUT CARE
SKKN BY KIM was first exclusively reported by The Sun last year.
On June 1, 2022, Kim posted on Instagram to officially introduce the line,
She said, “You’ll experience refillable packs and clean, science-backed ingredients designed to nourish all skin types, tones, and textures at all stages of maturity.”
She said she was thrilled to share everything she’s learned over the years from the world’s top dermatologists and estheticians.
According to Kim’s Instagram post, the new brand will be available on June 21 at 12 p.m. ET.
It will be an online version, which means that you can only buy it from SKKNBYKIM.COM.
Kim has yet to share if the products will be available at high-end retailers.
The Sun has obtained documents that show the SKIMS founder filed a trademark to acquire the SKKN name that will cover “retail store services offering skin, cosmetics, hair, nails and beauty products, tools and accessories, perfumes, perfumes, candles, vitamins and supplements”. as well as many other departments, including furnishings.
However, the reality TV star was met with a legal pushback from Cydnie Lunsford, owner of SKKN+, a black-owned spa and beauty center in New York City.
According to legal documents obtained by The Sun, SKKN+ has used the small business moniker since “at least 2018,” years before Kim asked to use the same name for his business.
But clearly that hasn’t stopped the model who has now moved on with her new skincare line.
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