Move over, Kylie Jenner. Applebee’s has entered the lip gloss recreation.
The nationwide restaurant chain and make-up firm Winky Lux have flocked collectively to create Saucy Gloss — 4 wearable shades that allegedly style just like the restaurant’s wing sauces.
Brave patrons can select between the creamy coral “Get Me Hot Buffalo,” the gold-flecked deep crimson “Sweet Chile Kiss,” the golden “Be My Honey Pepper” and the smoky burgundy “Honey BBQ-T” — all retailing for $18 every.
Can’t resolve on a taste? Winky Lux sells a four-piece combo package for $65.
And as if the concept couldn’t appear extra outrageous, the collaboration additionally spawned a high-gloss dance music video directed by Hannah Lux Davis, who normally works with A-listers like Doja Cat, Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry and Halsey.
Applebee’s has entered the make-up recreation with wing sauce-flavored lip glosses.Winky Lux
Winky Lux founder Natalie Mackey advised Fast Company that she acquired a LinkedIn message from a rep for Applebee’s a 12 months in the past, asking one thing alongside the strains of, “Are you able to make lip glosses that taste like BBQ sauce?”
The firm shortly began experimenting with food-grade substances — like garlic oil, chamomile oil and honey — that might be utilized in lip gloss.
“The entire lab smelled like BBQ sauce,” Mackey stated.
The assortment contains the creamy coral “Get Me Hot Buffalo,” the gold-flecked deep crimson “Sweet Chile Kiss,” the golden “Be My Honey Pepper” and the smoky burgundy “Honey BBQ-T.”Winky Lux
Each gloss is made to resemble a real-life sauce served on hen wings at Applebee’s, so “Be My Honey Pepper,” impressed by the chain’s Honey Pepper taste, has a shiny end, whereas “Get Me Hot Buffalo,” just like the eatery’s Classic Buffalo providing, offers off a “‘pepper aroma,’” in response to Mackey.
Although actual sugar is often used throughout chicken-wing sauce varieties, as a lip-gloss ingredient it made the feel too sticky— so, Mackey defined, the merchandise style “mostly savory.”
“I think [people] are going to think it’s either genius or super weird,” Mackey stated. Social media reactions have just about mirrored that divide, with some saying it’s “so amazing” and others merely uttering, “No, no, no.”
In the brand new product’s splashy promotional video, 4 single folks head to a fancy Applebee’s for a late-night date night time as they sing that their dates wish to “Taste My Face.” The catchy tune was created by advert company Grey Global.
“The music video features an all-single ensemble and their Instagram handles, so those looking for love can ‘@ the cast’ to ask them out,” Applebee’s wrote on TikTok.
The Saucy Glosses can be found now on Winky Lux’s web site.
In June, The Post reported on an Applebee’s date night-gone-wrong, with the girl, narrating the expertise on TikTok, claiming that her man stated he wouldn’t pay for her meals until she had intercourse with him.