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16 posts tagged "Fergie"

Jennifer Lopez Is Glowing; Lourdes Acts Out; And More…


After setting the celebrity fragrance bar pretty high with Glow back in 2000, Jennifer Lopez is out to break boundaries again with Glowing. “We’re in the history-making business, baby!” Lopez says of her latest mandarin, cypress, orange flower, muguet de bois, sandalwood, amber, and patchouli eau. [WWD]

Fergie is adding makeup brand ambassador to her already impressive beauty résumé that includes a hit fragrance franchise. The Black Eyed Peas singer has just been named the new face of Wet N Wild. [WWD]

Lourdes Leon is a full-fledged teenager now, and don’t you forget it. Madonna’s daughter debuted a new side-shave today, which we’re sure thrilled her mom. [People]

In other hair makeover news, Samantha Ronson is the latest celeb to think pink, embracing cotton candy streaks to fête her sister Anabelle Dexter-Jones’ clothing line with Faith Connexion in New York last night. []

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Liv To Take The Mic; Neither Rain Nor Snow Will Keep Beyoncé Away From The Nail Salon; And More…


Liv Tyler: actress, beauty spokesperson—singer? The rock progeny and Givenchy Irresistible face will reportedly lend her pipes to an original song for her next installment of fragrance ads that’s being called “an electrifying meeting between the world of rock and the universe of perfume.” [Contact Music]

Shakira, the long-haired, Latin American singing sensation, has chopped off her signature strands in favor of an angled bob. That should make for some less impactful head-banging at her next live show; luckily, those hips still don’t lie. [People]

Beyoncé may be heavily pregnant, but that hasn’t stopped the pop superstar from maintaining her manicure. Mrs. Jay-Z stepped out in the pouring rain last night in New York to get a set of pointed, metallic blue gels at Sakura in the East Village. [Huff Po]

The Beauty Inc 2011 awards have been announced, crowning winners in a number of primping categories. Some of the year’s standouts, according to WWD‘s editors? Fergie’s Outspoken fragrance for Avon and Justin Bieber’s Someday scent, which took home the best mass and best prestige fragrance of the year honors, respectively; Chanel’s creative director of makeup, Peter Philips, who was named creative influencer of the year; and Salma Hayek’s Nuance and Tom Ford Beauty, which were each honored for having the best launches of the year. Click here for a complete list of winners. [WWD]

Speaking of the beauty industry’s major players, make way for the socialites—the latest crop of entrepreneurs looking to make their mark on the makeup and skincare business. [NYT]

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Mariah’s Still Sweet On Suckers; Gaga, Still Feeling Blue; And More…


If you were blown away by Lollipop Bling, Mariah Carey’s amazingly named fragrance trio that launched last year, brace yourself for Lollipop Splash, The Remix, a new three-piece set coming to a fragrance counter near you in July. [WWD]

Let it be known: Fergie has not had plastic surgery. She does, however, partake in weekly spray tans and Latisse, which she uses to thicken her eyebrows before she dyes them brown. [Allure via Fashion Etc]

Lady Gaga is in Europe this week, and her hair is still aqua following the big reveal of her new hair color at the CFDA Awards. She has, however, cashed in her original angular bob for a long flowing mass of blue strands. [OK! Magazine]

Ever wonder how Leslie Blodgett built Bare Escentuals into a multibillion-dollar beauty empire, giving mineral makeup a cult following in the process? Yeah? Here you go. [NYT]

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And the FiFi Goes To…


The Fragrance Foundation’s annual FiFi Awards have gotten exponentially more glamorous as celebrity fragrance has become an increasingly important revenue generator for the perfume industry. Usher made reporters blush last year when he accepted his Fragrance Celebrity of the Year Award for his eponymous scent, and last night it was Fergie and Halle Berry who added some star power to the proceedings. Wearing her new-for-summer eau, Outspoken Intense, and a custom-made Max Azria gown, Fergie took home the New Fragrance Celebrity of the Year award for her debut scent for Avon, Outspoken. “I’m already working on a third,” the blonder-than-usual Black Eyed Peas front woman told us. Berry, who was whisked past press and hurried inside wearing a black cutout gown, nabbed the Fragrance Celebrity of the Year award for her iris, neroli, peach, and vetiver scent, Reveal.

Mary J. Blige also made a cameo at Lincoln Center to celebrate her Sales Breakthrough of the Year honor for My Life, the Carol’s Daughter flacon that sold 60,000 bottles in less than five hours when it debuted on HSN last summer. Blige, too, has her foot on the gas as far as fragrance plans go. Blossom, which she was wearing last night, is due out in August and will also make its debut on HSN. “We must be on a roll with this fragrance thing,” she said.

Other winners included Gucci Guilty, which topped the Women’s Luxe category; Balenciaga Paris, which took home the Women’s Specialty Luxe prize; and Six Scents: Series 3, which was named Indie Brand of the Year. As for the FiFi’s latest category, the Consumer’s Choice Award, Victoria’s Secret Bombshell and Bath & Body Works Twilight Woods for Men came up big. The people have spoken.

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Cameron Diaz Just Says No To French Fries; Kate Middleton’s Wedding Day Fragrance, Revealed; And More…


How has Cameron Diaz managed to look so svelte recently? “I’m off the fried foods,” the actress confirms. A newfound gym addiction, it seems, has necessitated some cutbacks. “If you’re gonna do heavy lifting, and you want to stay small, you have to watch what you eat.” She’s got the ripped guns to prove it. [Fashion Etc]

More FiFi Awards news: Halle Berry will be crowned Celebrity of the Year at the event on May 25, and Fergie will receive the New Fragrance Celebrity of the Year Award in recognition of her debut scent, Outspoken. Jean Paul Gaultier will be honored with the 2011 FiFi Hall of Fame award, which was presented to Michael Kors last year. [WWD]

If you find yourself preoccupied with regional UV indexes, you can chillax. La Roche Posay has launched a free app that lets you know just how strong the sun is in your area at any given time. [Bella Sugar]

The whole world knows that Kate Middleton chose McQueen for her wedding dress. But here’s a bit you may not be aware of: The Duchess of Cambridge was wearing White Gardenia Petals by Illuminum, a British niche fragrance brand. Good luck getting your hands on a bottle, ladies. There’s already a lengthy wait list. [Daily Mail]

Speaking of fragrances you can’t get yet, it’s been confirmed via Twitter that Rihanna is already working on a sequel to her first olfactory effort, Reb’l Fleur. [Just Jared]

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