August 28 2014

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Have Your Stylist Come To You, Eau de Coldplay, And More


Beauty house calls are becoming an increasingly popular way to get your blowouts, highlights, eyebrow waxing, and manicures done—often at a fraction of the in-salon cost. Please note: Covertly convincing your aesthetician to cheat the system and come to your apartment may resemble illicit solicitation, so just choose your words carefully. [NYT]

Coldplay will release a new perfume called Angst. Or so they told fans this morning as a playful April Fool’s joke. It’s a shame to waste such a good fragrance name on a prank, if you ask us. Do it for real, Chris Martin. You know it would sell. [UKPA]

Everybody loves a celebrity makeover story, and now Us Weekly has obliged our collective guilty pleasure with a newly launched 15-photo slideshow. It mostly includes before-and-after pictures of weight loss and haircuts, but Christina Aguilera’s transformation really stands out; her new, anti-drag queen beauty approach is really working for her, no? [Us]

Thinking about a professional-grade teeth-whitening treatment but too squeamish to sit through the procedure at the dentist’s office? A new study shows that acupuncture can actually help you endure the anxiety so you can get the pearly whites of your dreams. [Science Daily]

Or you could just download a new ringtone to soothe your nerves. Therapeutic ring tones that can do things like cure allergies or help curb your appetite are the newest technological rage in Japan. [BBC via Allure]

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