August 23 2014

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American Apparel Does More Manis, Miss USA Contestants Show Some Skin, And More…


Beauty fiends who also happen to love a pair of PVC leggings, get psyched for some enhanced one-stop shopping; American Apparel is adding six new colors to its wildly successful nail polish line. [StyleList]

Racy images of the Miss USA 2010 hopefuls are hitting the Internet, causing some to question if Donald Trump’s organization’s obvious attempt at media attention is going too far. The pageant’s coordinators allege that this is simply “the new direction of beauty pageants and a chance for contestants to show off confidence in and embrace their own sexuality.” So, nearly-nude pictures are what’s becoming the norm in pageants these days, eh? Vanessa Williams must be furious. [CBS News]

Bad news, Botoxers: A new study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology found that people who look to the syringe to smooth away the physical signs of aging with a little paralysis may actually be causing lines and wrinkles elsewhere as other, untreated facial muscles start to work overtime. [NYDN]

And there’s no need to wait 20 years to see what your face will look like as a result, either, thanks to a new Web site that adds two decades to your uploaded photos. Hey, there’s always acupuncture facials. [Bellasugar]

Photo: Peter Kramer / AP Photo (Mary Kate); Courtesy of Chanel

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