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August 23 2014

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Obama Gets Into The Politics Of Polish; JPG Defines The Andrej Pejic Appeal; and More…

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Barack Obama’s re-election committee reportedly has a special incentive for prospective campaign donors: nail polish. The Obama campaign is reviving a product initiative it started last month and is selling a custom, three-piece collection of Le Métier de Beauté lacquers at $40 a pop. Sure, they’re receiving a little bit of flack for shelling out to the tune of $10,000 to create the varnishes, but, like, polish for politics is kind of an awesome idea. Mark us down for a set. [Politico]

As per yesterday’s news roundup, Hunger Games hairstylist Linda Flowers confirmed that Elizabeth Banks’ character’s hair in the movie required the most work. But Jennifer Lawrence’s on-screen tresses may have required the most money. Lawrence apparently refused to play guinea pig when Flowers was experimenting to find Katniss Everdeen’s perfect shade of brunette, so the coiffing star bought five $6,000 wigs to arrive at the right color before actually dyeing Lawrence’s blond strands. [Daily Mail]

Why did Jean Paul Gaultier enlist gender-bending model Andrej Pejic to be the face of his forthcoming Le Male fragrance campaign? Because he’s the “modern woman-boy of today,” according to the designer—obviously. [Grazia]

Apparently, the awkward skin issues of your teenage years may not necessarily be over and done with. According to a new study, adult acne is becoming increasingly common in women well into their 40s and even 50s. [Huff Po]

First came the beauty contract, now comes the book. Revlon brand ambassador Jessica Alba has confirmed that her first book will be released in early 2013 and will include some of her favorite beauty tips and guidelines to living an honest, healthy lifestyle. [She Knows]

Photo: Courtesy of www.politico.com

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