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She’s Got Elizabeth Taylor Eyes; Charting The Toe-besity Epidemic; And More…

July 11, 2012
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She’s Got Elizabeth Taylor Eyes; Charting The Toe-besity Epidemic; And More…

Industry News July 11, 2012  4:23 pm Never mind the jet-black dye job: to play Elizabeth Taylor in the upcoming made-for-TV movie Liz & Dick, Lindsay Lohan was apparently also fitted with a custom set of violet-hued contact lenses—a signature Taylor feature. Whether or not a cleaning product works no longer entices consumers. It’s...

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Revel Yell

July 11, 2012
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Revel Yell

Blackbook July 11, 2012  1:45 pm The brand-new Revel resort and casino made its intentions of bringing Vegas-caliber luxury, entertainment, and general excess to Atlantic City’s boardwalk when it first opened its doors in May; that’s what happens when you shell out $2.5 billion on construction and design and book Beyoncé for her first, post-baby...

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The Kure For The Common Nail Polish

July 10, 2012
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The Kure For The Common Nail Polish

Natural Beauty July 10, 2012  5:49 pm “Three-free” nail polishes are pretty much standard these days as more and more brands seek to define themselves as companies that won’t tolerate the use of harmful chemicals like formaldehyde, toluene, and DBP (dibutyl phthalate) in their formulas. But Kure Bazaar has done them all one better. The...

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A Lancôme Star Is Born; MAC’s Comic Relief; And More…

July 10, 2012
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A Lancôme Star Is Born; MAC’s Comic Relief; And More…

Industry News July 10, 2012  4:50 pm Lancôme’s latest must-have mascara launches in September. But starting today, Sephora is offering a 72-hour preview of its Hypnôse Star wand, inspired by brand face Daria Werbowy…and Betty Boop. MAC has become synonymous with behemoth collaborations. From Hello, Kitty and Wonder Woman to partnerships with Beth Ditto,...

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First Frost

July 9, 2012
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First Frost

Behind The Tear Sheet July 9, 2012  5:55 pm Full disclosure: The words “frosted lipstick” haven’t crossed our lips in decades. The pale, iridescent pigments that were a sixties mainstay experienced a revival in the eighties before becoming relics of times past when dark, opaque brick reds and berry bullets dominated the nineties and clear,...

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The Battle For Best Blow-out Is On; Dwyane Wade Gets Lacquered Up; And More…

July 9, 2012
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The Battle For Best Blow-out Is On; Dwyane Wade Gets Lacquered Up; And More…

Industry News July 9, 2012  3:58 pm Kate Middleton has long reigned as the Princess of Perfect Hair, but the Duchess of Cambridge’s blow-out may have finally been dethroned. Following yesterday’s Wimbledon match between Roger Federer and Andy Murray, the rumor mill is churning that that title now belongs to Murray’s girlfriend, Kim Sears. ...

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Beauty And The Beat: Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss Goes From Business Casual To “Bombastic, Energetic, And Tough”

July 6, 2012
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Beauty And The Beat: Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss Goes From Business Casual To “Bombastic, Energetic, And Tough”

Beauty Insider July 6, 2012  12:06 pm With a varied career path that has included stints singing in the teen pop group RubyBlue and teaching the fourth grade, you’d hardly expect Alexis Krauss to have a soft spot for spiked leather jackets, big hoop earrings, and blunt jet-black bangs. Yet the Sleigh Bells front woman...

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Marilyn’s Bottle Betrayal; Athletes And Eyeliner: A Discussion; And More…

July 6, 2012
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Marilyn’s Bottle Betrayal; Athletes And Eyeliner: A Discussion; And More…

Industry News July 6, 2012  12:06 pm Marilyn Monroe’s dirty secret has been revealed! Spoiler alert: It’s not as salacious as you’d think. But in an interesting turn of events, it appears as though the original bombshell was not as loyal to her signature bottle of Chanel No. 5 as she led on. New evidence...

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Maria Grazia Nails It

July 5, 2012
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Maria Grazia Nails It

Beauty Insider July 5, 2012  12:42 pm It’s official: Valentino is ushering in its blue period, momentarily picking a palette of dark midnight blue, rather than the house’s signature red, for some of its more spectacular couture pieces at yesterday’s show. Also spotted on Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli’s runway in Paris: a...

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Enjoying French Pharmacy Finds In The U.S. Of A

July 5, 2012
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Enjoying French Pharmacy Finds In The U.S. Of A

The Stock List July 5, 2012  12:10 pm Not being at the Couture shows is upsetting for a few reasons. First and foremost, it’s missing out on things like seeing one of those gorgeous dresses—and Kim and Kanye—in person at Valentino that really eats us up. But we’re also still trying to come to terms...

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