The Infamous “Kylie Jenner”

Kylie

Kylie Jenner is an American socialite, businesswoman, model, reality TV star. She is one of the sisters from the Kar-Jenner family. She is born to Kris Jenner and Bruce Jenner (now known as Caitlyn Jenner). She is the youngest addition to the Kar-Jenner clan. She debuted in the reality TV show “Keeping up with the Kardashians” along with her sisters. Apart from being a reality star, she also has her makeup and skincare line, Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin.

KEEPING UP WITH KYLIE JENNER:

           In 2007, Kylie, along with her parents and siblings, Kendall Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, and Rob Kardashian, began appearing in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which telecasts the personal and professional lives of their family members. The series was successful and was telecasted by E!, and has been prone to numerous spin-offs and gossips till date. This series has about 16 seasons featuring all the drama. The TV series practically was a kick-start of their career making them one of the strongest clan. She has also made cameos in multiple music videos and movies.

COLLABORATIONS:

           Apart from being a television star, she collaborated with many companies, such as Steve Madden, Adidas, Nicole by OPI, etc., along with her sister Kendall Jenner. 

On November 15, 2013, the Jenner sisters had announced that they would launch “The Kendall & Kylie Collection”, collaboration with PacSun which was launched in February 2013. In July 2013, they also launched a jewellery line Kendall & Kylie jewellery collection with Pascal Mouawad’s Glamhouse to create the Metal Haven.

THE “LIP” CHANGER:

 Kylie Jenner invented the lips, which made her more famous than already she was contributing her fair share of gossip ladder among the Kar-Jenner sisters.  Earlier days, Kylie used a lip liner to overline her thin lips to make it look plump. She told a weekly magazine that, “Her lips has been an insecurity of hers all her life, followed by a story of a guy whom she liked at that time, said she had thin lips and was not a good kisser’. She admitted relying on fillers, at one point which had become too far and more painful. As a result, Kylie’s Lip Challenge was a challenge done on TikTok, in which one would suction their lips using a small shot glass, possibly stopping the blood flow and making it look plumper and full. Even though she had claimed that she had her lip augmentation removed, it didn’t stop the speculations caused. She will always be the trendsetter of plump lips.

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SPECULATION TURNED TO MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR COMPANY:

          Kylie Cosmetics has been renamed from its former name Kylie Lip Kits after the launch of lipsticks and lip liners on November, 2015. Jenner has said in one of her interviews that she used her former insecurity as an inspiration for her brand and pursued it making her feel proud about herself and her brand”. Kylie funded her very own 15,000 lip kits which she saved during her model career which was about $250K. Kylie Lip Kits debuted in 2015 and was sold out within a minute crashing the server.

        The company was renamed to Kylie Cosmetics in February 2016 and the production rate was increased to 500,000 kits.

        By the end of 2016, the net worth of her cosmetic line was $300 million. “Love a woman who turns her insecurity into her strength.” 

In the first 18 months, the company generated $420 million in revenue. Kylie Cosmetics maintains its reputation as a self- funded and self-run company. In a pop-up event in November 2017, Top Shop stores across the US sold Kylie Cosmetics products. In November 2018, Kylie Cosmetics began selling its products at Ulta Beauty. Most say that the main success of the brand is due to Jenner’s cosmetically augmented lips. Kylie Cosmetics heavily depends on social media for its marketing in where she teases about all her product releases which undoubtedly increased her followers on social media platforms.

Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin also advertise daily on their own Instagram account @Kyliecosmetics @Kylieskin but it’s her swatches along with her family and beauty influencers support it gets out of the sale in the market. Her Instagram account currently has 151M million followers. Along with lip kits, Kylie cosmetics also launched eye-shadow palette, eyebrows, bronzers, highlighters, kybrows, loose powder, etc. Over the years, Kylie has collaborated with her sisters launching collections such as KOKOXKYLIE, KKWXKYLIE.

After ruling the cosmetics line, Kylie confirmed her skincare line on her social media which was released on May 2019. Kylie skin mostly focuses on facial wipes, cleansers, face wash, scrubs, moisturizers. All her products are claimed to be cruelty-free.

KYLIE X FEATURES:

Kylie Jenner was featured on the Australia Vogue cover. Vogue Australia broke the news that the young entrepreneur-model is to be featured on the September 2018 monthly issue. For her accompanying profile, she was interviewed by her elder sister Kendall Jenner — who is also a model and landed her first September Vogue cover with American Vogue back in 2016.

In March 2019, Kylie made it to the list of billionaires in Forbes Magazine. Kylie Jenner became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire at a young age of 21, making her wealthier among all her sisters. Besides her being a reality TV star for Keeping Up with the Kardashians which set her career milestone, Jenner’s bulk wealth also comes from her make-up line, Kylie Cosmetics, valued around $900 million.

Kylie Jenner’s Madame Tussauds Hollywood wax figure was put on display by 2017. The wax figure is outfitted with the same dress she wore to Met Gala 2016. Kylie Jenner unveiled her wax figure, and the resemblance is uncanny.

BUSINESS MOM:

Yes. You read it right. Kylie Jenner gave birth to an adorable girl child on February 1, 2018. Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott started dating by April 2017. Though the pair announced their break-up in September 2019, they are on good terms for their daughter, Stormi and our co-parenting currently. Kylie kept her pregnancy reveal a secret till Stormi was born saying she wanted to become a mum in a stress freeway. After the birth of her daughter Stormi, she uploaded an 11-minute video of her pregnancy time period on YouTube which has reached above 100M+ views. Only her close friends and family knew about her pregnancy and they kept it that for nine months by shutting down all the rumours. Kylie manages both her mom and business life simultaneously. She takes Stormi to her business ventures, meetings and abroad to be there in her little girl’s life as much as she could.

KYLIE RECENT:

Kylie opened her Kylie Skin Office in which she has given a tour on her YouTube channel which had a bedroom for Stormi. In her video, she wakes up Stormi by saying “Rise and Shine” which ultimately started her music career and plausible content for TikTokers. 

She launched her first vending machine of Kylie Cosmetics at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas in the second week of November 2019.

Since Christmas is around the corner, Kylie has dropped her new Christmas holiday collection featuring a bright red theme along with few Kylie Skin products.

Kylie Jenner also sold her major shares of 51% to Coty Inc. for $600M which is for the future expansion of her company overseas.


Leah Joylin goes by her pen name Lysandra who is a young writer. She chose to write because of the compassion she found from the writers in the books/poetry she read and reflected on their words in her daily life. Her conflicts of interest in writing articles are about fashion and lifestyle which keeps her up to date on the hot news and gossips. Her favorite genre is romance, fiction and fantasy. Her hobbies also include drawing, playing video games, and makeup.

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