Pharrell — Who Seemingly Hasn’t Aged in Decades — Launches a Skincare Line

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Another day, another celebrity beauty launch. Yes, we know you know the drill by now, but this one is rather different and is a far cry from your usual sickly-sweet celeb scents or (yet another) matte lip kit. This time it’s from the man whose ageless face has had the world speculating over his skincare routine for decades. A guy who literally looks the same now as he did 30 years ago. Yes, we’re talking about Pharrell Williams. He’s 47 now, FYI. FORTY-SEVEN. We’ll just let that sink in for a minute…

Despite being asked if he’s a vampire and being the subject of countless “seriously, does this guy even age?” memes, Williams has always remained pretty tight-lipped when it comes to revealing his secret to apparently stopping time in its tracks. “I’m willing to go on record as saying that I don’t drink people’s blood. How do I stay so young-looking for a 40-year-old? I wash my face”, he told Time Out London seven years ago. Aside from that — and admitting in 2017 that he exfoliates “like a mad man” — he’s played his skincare cards very close to his chest. Until now, that is.

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Adding to his endless resumé (singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, fashion designer, entrepreneur…) Williams has now revealed the launch of his new genderless, vegan, fragrance-free skincare line, Humanrace.

As its name suggests, it’s created for all humans without borders or labels. “Humanrace Skincare doesn’t differentiate by race or gender. We’re creating for humans; we are all born in the same skin”, Williams announced. Each product is made with 50 percent post-consumer recycled landfill plastic, and in a bid to reduce single-use plastic, has refillable components too.

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Created in partnership with his personal dermatologist of 20 years, Dr. Elena Jones, Humanrace will launch with three core products (with a heavy focus on exfoliation, of course), dubbed by Williams as “The Three-Minute Facial”. There’s a foaming ‘Rice Powder Cleanser’ formulated with micronized rice powder exfoliating fruit AHAs, a ‘Lotus Enzyme Exfoliator’ with glycolic acid to exfoliate and regenerate skin, and a ‘Humidifying Cream’ made with mushroom extract and squalene to mimic the hydrating effects of humidity – something Pharrell credits for his youthful complexion.

Just three minutes a day to get a youthful Williams glow? Sign us up.

Humanrace is launching on 25th November exclusively at www.humanrace.com

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