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A User’s Guide To Lush Lashes; Rihanna Plays The Name Game; And More…


Despite a current trend on the Fall runways that favors natural, unadulterated lashes, “volume seekers” still exist in spades. With options that range from behemoth mascara wands and extensions to perms, dyes, and good ol’ Latisse, there’s something out there for everyone who’s still on the quest for full, separated lashes. [WSJ]

A recent contest to name Rihanna’s forthcoming fragrance abruptly came to a close this weekend when over 1,600 alternatives to “Route 22″—Riri’s own idea—flooded the singer’s Web site. “Rated R” seems like an obvious choice to us, although it shockingly did not appear on the extensive list of suggestions. Got another one? Continue the conversation in the comments section below. [Rihanna Daily]

A Colorado congresswoman is moving to place a ban on the sale of personal care products that contain certain carcinogens. State representative and breast-cancer survivor Dianne Primavera is alleging that the FDA is not doing enough to monitor trace amounts of, say, formaldehyde, arsenic, lead, and asbestos fibers that are often found in body washes, lotions, sunscreens, and deodorants. Hopefully, she takes her campaign national. [Denver Channel]

Spoiler alert: Antiaging hair products are bogus. There are legitimate ways to achieve younger (read: fuller and shinier) hair with tried-and-true coloring and styling techniques, though, so don’t go panicking just yet. [Daily Mail]

Finding out what fragrance a fashionable show-going editor, stylist, or designer adorns themselves with during fashion week remains a hot topic to beauty junkies. From personal experience, we can tell you that Marc Jacobs loves him some Terre d’Hermès, but as to Carine Roitfeld’s soft, rose-tinged eau, inquiring minds want to know. [Independent]

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