August 22 2014

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From Basketball to Beauty; Britney Takes Legal Action; And More…


His teammate, Amare Stoudemire may be collaborating on a fashion line with Rachel Roy, but Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is doing him one better. Melo has just signed on to be the new face of Ultra Sheen Men haircare products. LeBron who? [WWD]

Squeamish about going under the Botox needle? A few deep whiffs of lavender essential oil should do the trick. According to a new study from the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, inhaling the calming scent pre-treatment makes it easier to endure. [Examiner]

While the 10 percent tan tax may be repealed, it seems like the government should focus its intervention on doctors’ offices instead of tanning salons. A new survey indicates that 46 percent of indoor tanners are bedding down on the advice of doctors who prescribe UV exposure for everything from depression, vitamin D deficiency, and muscle aches to skin disorders and even tooth whitening. A pearly grin is not worth carcinogenic exposure, if you ask us, but we’re not the ones with the medical degrees. [msnbc]

Britney Spears is nothing if not a fighter. The pop star is lashing back at the marketing company that’s trying to sue her for millions, claiming that she cut them out of profits for her Radiance fragrance when she signed a licensing agreement with Elizabeth Arden. She’s on the attack with a countersuit (not an umbrella). [TMZ]

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