“It’s a big day in beauty news over here, because there’s a new trend charter in town that might just provide your Friday workday distraction. Glamour launched the Lipstick Index, a feature that charts beauty trends in real time. The index tracks conversations across social media to give viewers an updated look at what’s hot in beauty.” Read more at Bustle.
“Botox, best known as a wrinkle smoother, is also approved by the FDA for excessive underarm sweating. The drug blocks the impulses between nerves that tell a sweat gland to activate and the gland itself. If strategically shot into the scalp—a treatment that lasts anywhere from three to nine months and can cost up to $1,500—a woman can emerge from even the sweatiest of workouts with her hairdo still dry and intact.” Read more at Fast Company.
“On the heels of The Honest Company fiasco, another company is receiving customer backlash, according to Jezebel. Indie brand Mentality Nail Polish is under fire after numerous users claim that its polishes are causing serious nail damage.” Read more at Refinery29.
“Did you know that Carol’s Daughter (the beauty brand you can now find in every Target) started in a Brooklyn, NY, kitchen? The hair creams and lotions have come a long way since then. However, founder Lisa Price honors that humble heritage in the new #BornandMade initiative. She likes to say that her products were born in Brooklyn and made with love.” Read more at Popsugar.
“Inside a glossy, perfectly round tomato sits the smooth, creamy surface of a complexion-brightening face mask. A sullen panda bear holds the contents of a cooling-on-contact eye gel. A miffed bunny rabbit contains a pitch-perfect apricot lip tint. Welcome to the Korean beauty shopping experience.” Read more at Vogue.
“Manuel, who got his start as a makeup artist, was hands-on in developing the products in his custom range, which was manufactured in Italy. He said he was in the room working with lab technicians in developing the products. The most enjoyable part of the process was in developing unique formulations for the line, most notably a foundation resembling a loose powder which transforms into liquid, Manuel said.” Read more at CTV.