Drag Race icon Kim Chi makes herstory as her beauty brand launches in CVS
Drag Race royalty Kim Chi has made herstory with her beauty brand – and we love to see it.
The drag icon’s brand KimChi Chic is launching at CVS stores in the US, marking a huge milestone.
Kim Chi announced the news on Twitter saying: “Didn’t ever think you’d see a POC queer brand at CVS did ya!”.
She added that she was “crying tears of joy” about the launch, saying: “I couldn’t possibly imagine we’d grow this big. Thank you so much to everyone who believes in and loves our brand!!! It truly means a lot!”.
Crying tears of joy because @KimchiChic beauty is now in select CVS stores and I couldn’t possibly imagine we’d grow this big ? Thank you so much to everyone who believes in and loves our brand!!! It truly means a lot! Didn’t think you’d ever see a poc queer brand at CVS did ya!
— Kim Chi (@KimChi_Chic) March 9, 2022
The range is now available from the mainstream cosmetics retailer, with a number of locations already confirmed.
This includes CVS stores throughout the east coast as well as in California and Texas.
Fans can check out which stores you can shop KimChi Chic on the brand’s official website.
One person responded saying, “omg no this is HUGE”, with another adding, “congrats Kimberly this is so iconic”.
So excited to see @KimChi_Chic makeup at my local CVS. It’s safe to say I got myself a nice little selection of items I’ve wanted to try for a while? pic.twitter.com/DKLrYBsWf3
— Rosangela Farrell (@Rosaforthekids) March 8, 2022
The brand was launched in 2019 in collaboration with NYX founder Toni Ko, and has been released in a number of countries across the globe.
If you’re in the UK and want to shop the brand then it’s available exclusively at Beauty Bay.
The beauty website is home to more than 150 items from the brand, including the collaboration with fellow Drag Race alumni Naomi Smalls.
Other highlights include blush, concealer, lip gloss and accessories, with the branded makeup mirrors available to buy.
To shop the entire range head to beautybay.com.
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