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September 2 2014

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Rihanna’s Nude Review; OPI’s 007 Tribute; And More…

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As the celebrity hair color wheel turns: Lady Gaga is now a brunette, and a raven-haired Rihanna is reminiscing about her short-lived life as a blonde in campaign images for her new fragrance Nude, which she leaked onto Instagram over the weekend. [MTV]

Breaking: Kristen Stewart will be doing a live video chat with Balenciaga Florabotanica fans on October 18 via the brand’s Facebook page, where she will be answering a series of pre-approved questions for 30 whole minutes. The key word here is pre-approved, gossipmongers, so keep it classy. [Grazia]

Since launching his new book Face to Face, Scott Barnes—the makeup man who gave J. Lo her glow—is all about doling out the free tips, like this one: “The best place to match your foundation with your skin color isn’t on your wrist or even your face—it’s on your neck, just below the chin, where the sun never shines.” [Health]

There is no mega-blockbuster that OPI won’t mine for nail polish inspiration. Its latest muse? The new Bond movie. [EW]

Wrinkle reducer, sweat inhibitor, migraine reliever: A quick Botox injection can soothe a world of ills, including hay fever, if new trials in Melbourne, Australia, go well. Researchers down under are currently conducting tests on a Botox gel that could relieve seasonal allergies for up to three months. [The Australian]

Backstage Beauty Preview, In Pictures; Botox For Breakouts; And More…

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Women’s Wear Daily is running a preview series on designers’ Spring collection inspirations—and a few of them offer a peek at the beauty looks we’ll be seeing at NYFW, too. For example: don’t be surprised if DVF’s sketched braided coronets, left, come to life on the runway. [WWD]

So turns out Kim Kardashian’s blonde hair tweets this week were fakes—or very deceiving, at least. “We bleached her hair to a golden blonde before applying a chocolate gloss, so the Tweets where during the process,” her colorist, George Papanikolas, explains of Kardashian’s new hair color, which is more like a gilded brunette. [Allure]

Botox to keep your acne at bay? Believe it. When injected directly into pores, the miracle vial can apparently decrease the size of them, slow oil production and eradicate breakouts. [Medical Daily]

Photo: Courtesy of Diane Von Furstenberg / WWD

Yasmin Gets An Undercut; Botox Makes Marion “Sad”; And More…

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First Milla Jovovich and now Yasmin Le Bon has returned to her nineties supermodel roots, debuting a short and shorn undercut. [Daily Mail]

Marion Cotillard is not deluding herself when it comes to aging. “I’m not looking forward to it,” she admits. But that doesn’t mean you’ll see her turning to the Botox vial anytime soon. “Sometimes in L.A. or even in New York, you run into a lot of products, a lot of women filled with all those products. It’s not just about plastic surgery now, it’s about injections…and all the women look kind of the same. It just shows fear, and that makes me sad.” [The Cut]

What gives Fox’s female news anchors a competitive edge over their more liberal-minded competitors? An on-site glam squad that brings the full-face treatment for every broadcast. C-SPAN doesn’t even have a makeup room! [The Atlantic]

Photo: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

A Beauty Bazaar Grows…in Liverpool?

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U.K. beauty talk might be squarely focused on London right now, as Olympic athletes’ prospective on-the-field hair and makeup looks are already making headlines—when people aren’t talking about Covent Garden’s new Chanel Beauty pop-up shop, that is—but once the members of the international sports community have decamped back to their respective countries of origin, glances may shift due North of the British capital. This Fall, Harvey Nichols will be opening its first-ever “Beauty Bazaar” concept store at the behemoth Liverpool ONE shopping center, an impressive state-of-the-art facility for all things primping and the first of its kind worldwide. Loosely modeled off Harrod’s tremendously successful Urban Retreat, which has boomed so much under the aegis of manager Tracey Woodward that it is now the biggest salon in Western Europe, Harvey Nicks is upping the ante with 22,000 square feet and three floors of pure preening and priming pleasure. The ground level of the spectacular beauty playground features a multitude of makeup, skincare and fragrance offerings from global giants like Chanel, YSL and Estée Lauder as well as cultier lines, like Escentric Molecules, NARS, Tom Ford and Laura Mercier; one flight up is an open area outfitted with Mark Woolley’s Electric Hair Lounge, a Blink Brow Bar and a lash and nail bar (there’s also a champagne and cocktail lounge for those in need of refreshment); while the top floor is home to more private treatment rooms for unisex waxing, spray tanning and the Beyond Medispa, which offers Botox and teeth whitening on site, amongst other things. Are you reading this Bergdorf’s and Barneys? You can come in for a new foundation, and leave with a blowout and some Botox. Now that’s customer service.

Photo: Courtesy of Harvey Nichols

The Latest Lacquer To Cause An Ebay Frenzy; The Future Of Botox; And More…

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New nail frontier, thy name is black spotted topcoat. Crackle is over; in its place, a new lacquer that creates a marbled finish on the surface of any plain polish—and is currently going for upwards of $70 on eBay. [Daily Mail]

Lisa Logan, one of Beyoncé and Rihanna’s favorite nail artists, has just released her second collection of Minx overlays, which includes everything form graffiti to tribal print tips. [Minx]

Botox turns ten this year, and its most loyal users—cosmetic dermatologists who have built businesses around the vials’ face-fixing abilities—are already talking about what’s next for the miracle toxin, a future that will presumably explore more off-label uses. Tip of the nose injections to help lift up your entire face? That’s happening. [Vanity Fair]