September 1 2014

styledotcom Just in time for fashion week, @Barbie's wardrobe gets a designer update:

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The Reason You Love Obama; Hair Gel: It’s Baaaack; And More…


New scientific data confirms that the more attractive a political figure is, the more they’re seen as trustworthy, intelligent, likable, and able. Huh. No wonder I was totally enthralled during all 70 minutes of last night’s State of the Union Address. [Telegraph]

Yet another reason to avoid designer imposters: New reports suggest that urine, bacteria, and antifreeze are among some of the filler ingredients put into fake high-end fragrances. Beware the street vendor with advance bottles of the new Balenciaga perfume! [NYDN]

Here’s another backstage scoop for you. Well, sort of. Beauty legend Trish McEvoy will make a cameo on Gossip Girl in March as the key makeup artist at Eleanor Waldorf’s fashion show. [Stylist]

Liposuction that can be performed while you’re awake is now available. The new procedure promises less bruising, less pain, quicker recovery time, and, of course, the satisfaction of actually seeing them suck the cellulite right out of your thighs. [Open Press]

Hair gel use is on the rise. Blame it on the Jersey Shore. [L.A. Times]

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