“L’Oréal Paris, whose past faces include Jennifer Lopez, Lara Stone, and Doutzen Kroes, has tapped model Soo Joo Park to be its newest global spokesperson. She’s the first Asian-American to take the role. (You may recognize her from DKNY’s spring campaign and her stints on the runway—she walked Chanel and Moschino most recently).” Read more at Elle.com.
“From Tria’s hair-removal laser to Julep’s toxin-free nail polish, the top venture capital-funded beauty startups of 2014 blush over a vast array of cosmetic needs for women. But that doesn’t mean men are going unnoticed.” Read more at Entrepreneur.
“The Quattro for Women razors that Schick is hoping to promote will appear onscreen occasionally. Once the series has had some time to gain viewers, online video extras will feature lead character Ella in her own video blog, sharing beauty and style tips.” Read more at The Globe and Mail.
“On social media, ‘flawless’ has a celebratory sheen: Women apply it tenderly, reverently to one another—and triumphantly to themselves. The word was ushered into its new usage by Beyoncé’s 2013 song ‘***Flawless,’ whose declaration of proud, almost swaggering femininity was taken up by women on the Internet.” Read more at The New York Times Magazine.
“Back in 1995, while promoting a little film called ‘Clueless,’ Alicia Silverstone unwittingly helped launch the beauty career of Hard Candy founder Dineh Mohajer. David Letterman had asked the actress about the baby blue nail polish she was wearing during an appearance on his show, and the rest, as they say, is history.” Read more at Fashionista.com.
“A group of YouTube beauty experts are adding a professional touch to their videos. Collective Digital Studio has launched a program with Smashbox through which style influencers will shoot at the latter company’s top-shelf studio space.” Read more at Tubefilter.