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3 posts tagged "Ellen von Unwerth"

Nivea Nixes Rihanna; Katy Perry Goes Back to Black; And More…


Rihanna’s out as the face of Nivea after working with the skincare brand on its 100th anniversary campaign. Nivea CEO Stefan Heidenreich insinuated Rihanna’s lifestyle is a bit wild for the company’s wholesome image. “Rihanna is a no-go,” Heidenreich said. “I do not understand how to bring the core brand of Nivea in conjunction with Rihanna. Nivea is a company which stands for trust, family, and reliability.” Rihanna responded by tweeting a picture of Heidenreich captioned “No caption necessary.” [Telegraph]

Want to know how to get Kate Beckinsale’s perfectly tousled waves from Total Recall? The film’s hairstylist Johnny Villanueva gave Allure step-by-step instructions to achieve the look. Of course, all those Kérastase products, curling irons, and pins won’t give you Beckinsdale’s flawless genetics, but it’s a step in the right direction. [Allure]

In the past year, Katy Perry’s hair has been dyed nearly every color in a bag of Skittles. While the pop star has stuck to a saturated shade of purple the past few months, she’s back to black for her new Ghd ad campaign. The brand known for its straighteners, brushes, and other products tapped Ellen von Unwerth to shoot Perry sporting a variety of sleek hairstyles for the ads. [Fashion Etc.]

At this point, we all know about Ryan Lochte’s affinity for flashy grills, but the Olympic swimmer has a new favorite accessory— and it brings just as much bling to the table. Gillette sent Lochte a set of gold-plated, diamond-encrusted razors, which he proceeded to plug on Twitter (obviously). [@RyanLochte]

Photo: Courtesy of Nivea

Bluefly Gets The Beauty Bug; Stila Joins Forces with E!; And More…

------- has just started up its very own fragrance boutique so you can buy a discounted pair of Jimmy Choos and a bottle of Jimmy Choo eau de toilette at one URL address. Genius. [AP]

Nail art as easy as sticking your hands inside a huge laser-jet printer? You can believe it, thanks to Japan-based Guangzhou Taiji Electronics and its new ArtPro Nail Printer. [Engadget via Stylist]

What do you get when you put photographer Ellen von Unwerth in a gritty Berlin nightclub with models Coco Rocha, Lydia Hearst, Karolin Wolter, and Eliza Cummings for German hair care brand Schwarzkopf? A high-powered, hair-raising visual ad campaign, that’s what. [WWD]

First OPI and Fox inked a beauty-meets-TV deal, and now Stila is capitalizing on Golden Globes fever by partnering with E! on a new Live from the Red Carpet Collection. Who’s next? [Hollywood Life]

Self-tanner mavens, be advised: the key to sporting a warm sun-kissed look in the winter is to tone down your normal shade so you’re not stuck with a Snookie-like glow in the middle of January. [Us]

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No More Boob Jobs For Italian Teens, And More


Italian teenagers who must, must, must increase their bust may find those hopes deflated if new legislation passes—the government is seeking to make breast-enlargement surgery illegal for those under 18. [The Telegraph]
Lily Allen reveals that she suffers from body dysmorphic disorder. She may not think she’s beautiful, but we sure do. [Huffington Post]
Disney’s first black princess also happens to be the first with curly hair. Let’s file both of those achievements under too little, too late. [Time]
Powdered skin, rouged lips, finely plucked arches, and finger waves galore are on display at Ellen von Unwerth’s Fräulein show, a retrospective of the artist’s best work that just opened at New York’s Staley-Wise Gallery. [T Magazine]
Remember when your doctor insisted that exercise was the panacea for period pain? Well take a deep yogic breath, because according to a group of researchers from Birmingham University, he was wrong. [BBC]
You may swear you didn’t inhale, but your curls say otherwise. More employers are relying on hair testing to determine drug use because it reveals long-term habits better than the standard urine test. [The New York Times]



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