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Breakups to Makeup was launched last summer to spread the message that makeup is more than just a product but also a form of art.  The product line stays on the forefront of fashion, accessories, and beauty with fun collections and new quirky sayings that launch seasonally. 

Breakups to Makeup is the brainchild of accomplished makeup artist and professional educator Angelique Velez, whose knack for applying makeup turned into a passion and creative outlet. Her most life-altering decisions and impactful experiences culminate in this one artistic campaign intended to spread the message that makeup is far more than just mere face paint.  

As makeup artists, makeup is our form of art.  It is our outlet and our release.  No matter what we are going through in life it is the reason why we get out of bed.  Makeup is a true form of art that let’s us not only express ourselves, but also makes others happy,” says Breakups to Makeup founder Angelique Velez. Personally, going through difficult times in my own life (ahem, a breakup), makeup literally saved me and served as my outlet to devote my time and energy.  Many people don't understand that makeup to us is not "just" a product, but our creative outlet.  I wanted to spread this message in a quirky way, hence the birth of B2M.”

Breakups to Makeup currently carries 20 products, each offered in a range of fun and quirky makeup sayings, from the signature “Love Raised Me Lipstick Saved Me,” to others “I Would Cry But My Mascara Is Designer” and “I’m Only Helpless While My Nails Are Drying.” The items range in price from $20 - 50 and include:

  • Canvas and Faux Leather Clutches – made of durable canvas material or faux leather, these clutches can store anything from your favorite lipstick to your smart phone.  Use them as a statement piece alone or for travel.
  • T-shirts and Tank Tops – These shirts are offered in V-necks, crop tops, and comfy halter tanks.
  • iPhone Cases – This is the prefect accessory for your cell phone and currently comes in five quirky sayings.
  • Super Slouchy Beanie – these black beanies each have a fun makeup label on the front.


Breakups to Makeup is available on www.breakupstomakeup.com and select retail outlets.

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