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Mariah Makes (More) Perfume Moves; A New Scent From The Cosmos; And More…

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The hits keep coming for Mariah Carey. Not the songs, per se; the singer hasn’t released an album since 2009 (although one is reportedly in the works). But the American Idol judge’s fragrance business is booming. Her twelfth scent, Dreams, launches next month.[Billboard]

Remember that meteorite that crashed into Russia’s Ural region last month? Rather than erect plaques or statues, local authorities are memorializing the event with a perfume. It will be called Chebarkul Meteorite, after the lake where pieces of the asteroid were recovered, and “will most likely feature metallic and stony notes.” No, we’re not making this up. [Allure]

Amy Adams isn’t just the face of Lacoste’s forthcoming scent, Eau de Lacoste. She also has a personal connection to the jasmine sambac and orange flower flacon. “Recently, I was in Ravello, Italy, and it was a perfect temperature and the wind was blowing and I could smell jasmine and orange blossom, and now, to this day, if I’m stressed out, I think of that moment, and it’s one of the things I use to try and relax myself,” says the Oscar-nominated actress. [InStyle UK]

“2013 is Amazon’s year of beauty.” The massive e-tailer has its eyes set on overhauling its approach to hawking makeup, fragrance, skincare and haircare—from mass and prestige markets. Look out. [WWD]

Lady Gaga’s Diet Secrets, Andy Roddick Swears Off Manscaping, And More…

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Lady Gaga’s trim body isn’t due to physically demanding onstage dancing (read: air-humping and hip thrusting) alone. According to her choreographer LaurieAnn Gibson, Gaga keeps a pretty strict diet while on tour. “It’s all about salsa with grain chips, tofu, turkey slices, hummus, and coconut water,” Gibson says. If you were wondering how you too can rock bodysuits and bodysuits alone, now you know. [People]

Model Brooklyn Decker may be into primping, but her husband, tennis pro Andy Roddick, can’t be bothered—especially with the U.S. Open in full swing. “There’s really no routine. I shave once every ten days. No manscaping for me,” he says. As the new spokesman for Lacoste’s Challenge eau de parfum, we’re assuming he feels more passionately about his fragrance routine. [Stylelist]

Let it be known Paris Hilton is not a drug user, despite what you may have read recently. How do we know? Her hairstylist—credible source that he is—told us. Hilton’s go-to coif master, Michael Boychuck, says that Paris “wants everyone to know she does not do drugs and does not have time for that.” Satisfied? [Radar Online]

The rumor mill is churnin’, but the family-owned OPI confirms that it is not in fact selling its quirky nail polish brand to a bigger company, like Essie did earlier this year. Phew. We worry that going corporate would mean the end of all those quirky names—”I’m not really a waitress,” anyone? [WWD]

For your wacky beauty news bit of the day, we bring you “beauty goggles” that reduce facial wrinkles through the combination of a lifting action and specially designed massaging ridges. Wherever can you get your hands on these modern marvels? Only in Japan, of course. [The Frisky]

Photo: Villard / SIPA Press

Beauty Bytes: The Best of Beauty Counter, June 2010

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It’s been a busy month here on the blog. With a whole new crop of A-listers signing beauty contracts, pop stars dyeing and straightening their hair, and one very prominent face painter dabbling in fashion to write about, we barely had time to do our own makeup. In case you missed them, we’ve compiled a top ten list of June’s most important posts. Read up.