Dangerous formula? The Jaclyn Hill lipstick controversy deepens

An attempt to come clean has somehow made everything worse... the power of social media, eh?
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Dangerous formula? The Jaclyn Hill lipstick controversy deepens
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Jaclyn Hill, beauty guru, YouTube sensation, and Morphe mainstay, has dug herself deeper into controversy. The entrepreneur who launched an independent line of cosmetics following her instant-hit Morphe collaboration came under fire for the formulation of her lipsticks, which had a bubbly, beaded texture, and were found to have hair, metal, and actual glass in them - even though packages were unopened. That's one way to get more than you paid for, right? 

Following the (understandable) social media backlash, Jaclyn released statements through personal and brand social media accounts, eventually offering full refunds for the products while apologising that they did not meet production standards. The YouTuber later deleted her personal accounts, and the brand has now released their safety testing documents (which is fifteen pages long), in an attempt to assure fans of the product's safety. 

Interestingly, the fifth page of the document has a messily censored section that lists the customer as Morphe. Now if that doesn't sound shady enough, the company has simply said that the listing was due to an error. Twitter has blown up with conspiracy theories - what do you think?

A page from the documents labelling the testing parent as Morphe 

Photos: Supplied and Instagram