August 21 2014

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14 posts tagged "Acne"

Revlon Nabs Emma Stone And Olivia Wilde, And More


Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde are the new “glamorous, confident, and bold” women of Revlon. The two beauties join a group of Revlon faces that includes Kate Hudson, Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, Halle Berry, and Elle Macpherson. Can’t wait for the Stone and Wilde-endorsed products to hit shelves in early 2012? Revlon’s Facebook and Twitter fans will be treated to sneak previews. [WWD]

The term “sugar lips” just got a lot more literal. Violent Lips, a temporary tattoo company, has teamed up with the candy accessories brand Sugar Factory to create a limited-edition collection of candy-themed temporary
lip tattoos. We wonder, can anyone but Gaga pull these off? [Racked]

Model Jessica Stam opened up her beauty bag this week for Into the Gloss readers. Find out how she keeps her skin looking blemish-free, what men’s deodorant she prefers, how she gets a smoldering smoky eye, and more. [Into the Gloss]

A new study shows that a low-carb diet results in a clearer complexion. The gist of it is that eating less bread can help control your glucose levels and improve your skin. All that and lose weight, too? Sign us up. [Independent]

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Wanted: Svart Snö by Acne/Byredo


After Jonny Johansson showed his Fall 2010 Acne collection in London last week, it became commonly known that the Swedish designer still plays with action figures. What was less widely reported from the Clone Wars-inspired show: He likes to dabble in fragrances, specifically capturing a room through scent as a means of creating physical memory. Enlisting Byredo’s Ben Gorham, with whom he collaborated on that epically enjoyable scented candle for Fashion’s Night Out last fall, he filled the show’s train garage location with a perfume that boasted hints of cinnamon, ginger, lavender, and clove leaves with an aftermath of smoky birch notes. The fragrance was gifted to showgoers the night of the presentation and is allegedly not going to be produced in further quantities. So, who’s got a bottle—and when are you going to put it up for auction on eBay so I, er, interested parties, can get spritzing?

Photo: Courtesy of Acne

Acne, Byredo Parfums Burn One Down


Acne’s Jonny Johansson proved that he works well with others when he joined forces with Lanvin earlier this year to create a line of universally coveted denim, and to celebrate Fashion’s Night Out he’s embarked on another collaboration. Teaming up with Ben Gorham, fellow Swede and founder of Byredo Parfums, Johansson has commissioned a scented candle that will receive a proper coming-out party at the Acne Studio at 10 Greene Street on Thursday between 7 and 11 p.m. Lilla Nygatan 23, dreamed up by the renowned perfumer Olivia Giacobetti and named after the Stockholm address of Acne Collective’s new home in an old seventeenth-century building, is meant to smell of cold stone, warm woods, and traditional incense. It opens with artemisia and peppercorn when lit and gives way to traces of myrrh and cedarwood as it burns. If you can’t make it to the party, Barneys will be stocking the candles exclusively after the Fashion’s Night Out festivities subside.

Photo: Courtesy of Acne

Dr. Marsha Gordon Considers Zit Zappers


This column features weekly tips and advice from a revolving cast of industry leaders, on hand to discuss your beauty dilemmas, from blemishes to Botox. To submit a question, e-mail

I am interested in all those new, electro-current handheld devices that claim to literally zap acne away. Do they work?

I’m what’s called a “late adopter.” I like to give new devices some time on the market before I wholeheartedly recommend them. That said, there are handheld devices currently on the market with studies supporting their effectiveness in the treatment of acne. Whether they work better than some of our traditional topical acne medications, which have a long safety record, remains to be seen.

A nationally recognized expert on the issues of skincare, cosmetic dermatology, and the prevention and detection of skin cancer, Dr. Marsha Gordon has co-authored a book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Beautiful Skin, and frequently appears on New York magazine’s Best Doctors list. She serves as the vice chairman of Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Division of General Dermatology and as a consulting dermatologist to the St. Ives brand.


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Tamanu Oil to Keep Blemishes at Bay


TAMANU OIL/ (tuh-mahn-oo oil)/ n./ 1. A thick, brown oil extracted from the nuts of the Tamanu tree, native to Southeast Asia;/ n./ 2. Tamanu oil promotes the formation of new tissue and also boasts anti-inflammatory properties that can treat everything from sunburn to skin blemishes and rosacea, e.g., “If your skin tends to veer towards the greasy side, fight oil with oil—tamanu oil, which is nature’s answer to the dreaded pizza face.”

Try it: Aveda Outer Peace Foaming Cleanser, $25,

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