4 posts tagged "Mary-Kay"
An Up-and-Coming Artist Joins Forces With the Supermodel of the Moment; Coco Rocha Provides the Long(er) Story Behind Her Short Cut; and More
Interview magazine chats with 23-year-old artist Austyn Weiner about her work (seen at left), social media, and how Cara Delevingne is a “renegade nut.” Tell us something we don’t know, Austyn.
You might have seen the play-by-play of Coco Rocha’s crop on Instagram, but Allure produced a more comprehensive video with the super. “The epitome of a woman is long, beautiful hair, but I don’t have that,” she tells the glossy. Rocha also reveals the hair-spiration behind the look (other than Tilda Swinton): color-and-cut chameleon Linda Evangelista.
Annabelle Dexter-Jones is bringing back the hair comb one paparazzi photo-op at a time. She called Byrdie from an ashram to talk hair accessories and why she’s retiring the headband.
The Cut captures the Mary Kay fiftieth-anniversary bash in all its glory. From bedazzled ball gowns to bleach-blond hair, you won’t want to miss this sneak peek into the pink ladies’ big night.
How The U.S. Beach Volleyball Team Gets Bikini-Ready; A Blow To The Movement Against Animal Testing; And More…
Olympic beach-volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings is aware that wearing those skimpy bikinis, er, uniforms on international television requires a little pre-match maintenance—which is why she’s big into laser hair removal. “I hate getting waxed,” she admits. “Waxing makes me want to punch someone in the face.” [Daily Mail]
Selena Gomez is the latest celebrity to adopt Fall’s increasingly popular fringe. The cut is apparently for a new film role—and we’re assuming her heavily banged boyfriend, Justin Bieber, approves. [Daily Mail]
Appealing to Chinese consumers is big business these days, but success out East may be at odds with ethical policies in the West. China mandates animal testing in its cosmetic-safety approval process, which means certain brands—like L’Occitane, Yves Rocher, Caudalie, and Mary Kay—have been stripped of their anti-animal-cruelty “leaping bunny” logos as they reverse years of progress in this arena to turn a profit. [Independent]
A fragrance that makes you lose weight with every whiff? Believe it. [Fashion Etc]
Door-to-Door Beauty Sales Are Booming; Marc Jacob’s Fragrance Face Dakota Fanning Talks Beauty Essentials; And More…
While the unemployment rate in the U.S. is still up, there’s one company that’s reporting an exponential job growth rate: Mary Kay. The cosmetics brand reported that in April, over 165,000 people signed up to become independent consultants for the brand—its largest monthly intake in ten years. [MarketWatch]
What’s the best beauty tip Dakota Fanning has gleaned from over 11 years in the makeup artist’s chair? “Always wear sunscreen.” The 17-year-old starlet’s other favorite products include Smith’s Rosebud Salve and Dr. Kiss lip balm. [Allure]
Emma Watson has a few favorites of her own that have come to light during her epic press tour for the final Harry Potter installment, including Benefit Speed Brow Quick Set Gel, U.K.-brand Figs and Rouge’s Lip Face & Body Balm, and, of course, Lancôme Hypnôse mascara. [Express]
Yves Rocher, a pioneer of plant-based cosmetics and the founder of the eponymous natural beauty company, died of a stroke on Saturday. The green beauty movement will always be in his debt. [WWD]
New developments in the “Because he’s worth it” trial. Liliane Bettencourt, the 87-year-old L’Oréal heiress, is refusing to undergo psychological evaluations to help establish whether she was lucid when she made photographer François-Marie Banier the recipient of “gifts” valued at about $1.44 billion. This one will run and run. [WWD]
In other L’Oréal news, the French company has a suggestion for your 2010 book list. Its new 100,000 Years of Beauty comprises five volumes of essays by more than 300 academics, writing about cosmetics and aesthetic preferences since the dawn of time. As for future predictions, girly girls beware: It’s all about androgyny. [Allure]
With new year’s resolutions on the mind, some Sarah Palin followers are wondering if the politician will “go rogue” with her hairstyle in 2010. Curious as to what she’d look like with, say, the Hillary Clinton? Click here for an entertaining exercise in Photoshopping. [Examiner]
First Oprah, now Tyra. Banks has announced that this will be the last season of her acclaimed talk show. But the tapeworm-diet, etc., exposés will hopefully continue on the big screen; Tyra is launching her own film-production company with the promise to “help us all feel as fierce as we truly are.” [People]
Don’t be surprised if you encounter an army of Avon ladies and Mary Kay proselytizers should you venture to the Far East any time soon. Direct-beauty-sales operations—among other things—are flourishing in China. [NYT]