August 21 2014

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2 posts tagged "Johnny Weir"

Diet Soda, Not So Diet After All; Men’s Makeup, On The Move; And More…


Just in case it wasn’t already abundantly clear, a new “making of” video from the production of Angelina Jolie’s Louis Vuitton ad clearly shows the actress getting made up for her allegedly sans-maquillage print campaign. [Ad Week]

Bad news, diet cola lovers—Karl Lagerfeld included. Two new studies show that guzzling the low-calorie beverages may make you want to eat more as artificial sweeteners can increase blood sugar levels and trigger your appetite. [Daily Mail]

Wrinkles, excessive sweating, and migraines have all been successfully treated by Botox. Now asthma joins the list of ailments treatable with a simple injection of the wonder drug, straight to the voice box. Too bad about Botox’s reported emotional repercussions, though. [Telegraph]

With the men’s skincare market booming and makeup for guys potentially looming in the not so distant future, Ulta is capitalizing on the trend. The retailer will open special “men’s spaces” in locations nationwide come August. [Reuters]

In similar news, MAC has announced that Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir will be the face of its holiday color collection, aptly called Glitter and Ice. [NYP]

The “Size Issue” Comes To Retail, Serena Williams Does Nails, And More…


If you’re in London for the shows and have noticed that mannequins in department store windows are shockingly curvy, your weary eyes do not deceive you. Debenhams has placed size 16 forms in their windows for a trial run that begins today. [Daily Mail]

Serena Williams is putting down her racket for the time being to become a certified nail technician. Hey, whatever calms her nerves. [NY Post]

Have you ever been curious about Bumpits—and other equally ridiculous-seeming yet wholly intriguing beauty savers advertised on late-night infomercials? Read on. [CBS News]

Despite his sixth place finish in the men’s figure skating competition in Vancouver, Johnny Weir is making a name for himself off the ice as a burgeoning reality star and a champion of better men’s grooming habits, it appears. “There’s nothing not-masculine about taking care of yourself,” he contends, adding that “looking like a shiny mess is not manly.” Guys, if you’re listening, it’s all about the blot powder and concealer. [Bella Sugar]

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