Best Beauty Collaborations Of 2023


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The Power Of Playful Collaborations In Beauty

In the ever-evolving landscape of the beauty industry, collaborations between brands and intellectual properties (IPs) continue to captivate and redefine the beauty experience. The year 2023 has proven to be a remarkable chapter, witnessing groundbreaking partnerships that seamlessly blend creativity, innovation, and aesthetic prowess.

These collaborations transcend the conventional boundaries of the beauty realm, bringing together two distinct entities to create synergies that resonate with diverse consumer preferences. In this blog, Hollywood Branded shares the best co-promotional beauty collaborations throughout 2023. 


Best Beauty Collaborations of 2023

Photo Credit: Elemis

The art of a collaboration 

Beauty collaborations thrive on the synergy created when two distinct entities join forces, each contributing their unique strengths to the partnership. Successful collaborations in the beauty industry often result from a careful blend of innovation, shared values, and a deep understanding of consumer preferences. By combining the expertise of two brands or integrating the allure of an intellectual property, collaborations tap into a broader audience and create a sense of exclusivity and excitement. The collaborative effort allows for the cross-pollination of creativity, resulting in products that transcend the ordinary and offer consumers a fresh and enticing experience. Furthermore, these partnerships often leverage the existing fan base and brand loyalty of both collaborators, creating a powerful marketing force that extends beyond traditional boundaries.

rhode x krispy kreme

Halley Bieber's Rhode joined forces with Krispy Kreme to create a lip-tint sensation: the Strawberry Peptide Lip Tint Treatment. In a delectable move, the collaboration featured a limited run of strawberry glazed donuts to coincide with the product launch. The campaign was heavily promoted on social media, with both Krispy Kreme and Rhode posting about it on their Instagram and TikTok accounts. Influencers were also sent donuts and lip tint to try, and they posted about it on their social media channels.

Rhode Krispy Kream Collaboration

Photo Credit: Teen Vogue 

e.l.f cosmetics x jennifer coolidge 

This campaign capitalized on the popularity of the HBO series "The White Lotus" and actress Jennifer Coolidge's character Tanya McQuoid. Elf Cosmetics released a limited-edition Dirty Pillows Lip Kit, which included a lipstick, lip liner, and compact mirror. The kit was promoted on social media with the hashtag #elfDirtyPilllows, and there were also influencer posts and in-store displays.

Elf Jennifer Coolidge Collaboration

Photo Credit: Harper's BAZAAR

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elemis x queen charlotte 

To promote the launch of the Netflix series "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story," Elemis partnered with Shonda Rhimes' production company Shondaland to create a travel-sized skincare kit inspired by the show's character Queen Charlotte. The kit was sold on Elemis' website and at select retailers. The campaign was promoted on social media with the hashtag #ElemisBridgerton, and there were also influencer posts and online ads.

Elemis Queen Charlotte CollaborationPhoto Credit: Elemis 

charlotte tilbury x disney 

Charlotte Tilbury collaborated with Disney to launch a limited-edition makeup collection celebrating the 100th anniversary of the company. The collection included products inspired by classic Disney characters like Tinker Bell and Mickey Mouse. The campaign was promoted on social media with the hashtag #CharlotteTilburyDisney, and there were also influencer posts, online ads, and a special pop-up shop in London.

Charlotte Tilbury Disney Beauty Collaboration Photo Credit: Charlotte Tilbury

glossier x starface x marvel

Glossier partnered with acne treatment brand Starface to launch a limited-edition collection of hydrocolloid patches shaped like Marvel characters. The collection was promoted on social media with the hashtag #GlossierStarfaceMarvel, and there were also influencer posts and online ads.

Glossier Starface Collaboration Photo Credit: Byrdie 

the future of beauty collaborations 

The success of these beauty collaborations highlights the evolving landscape of marketing, where creativity and a dash of whimsy can yield impressive results. As brands continue to push boundaries and explore unconventional partnerships, consumers can expect more delightful surprises and unique product offerings in the future.

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