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James Franco, Rebellious Gucci Man

James Franco and his ‘stache.Photo: WireImage

• Frida Giannini thinks James Franco’s rebellious, sexy attitude embodies the ideal Gucci man, which is why he’ll star in the brand’s men’s-fragrance campaign this September. But will Franco lose his ’stache for the cause? Oh, the suspense! [WWD]

• European beauty exporters can’t sell their products to America because of the crap exchange rate, which reached $1.59 to the Euro yesterday. Note to job seekers: Avoid the foreign beauty-products business right now. [WWD]

• Facial cleansers containing sodium lauryl sulfate can dry out skin. Sulfate-free cleansers include Olay Foaming Face Wash for Sensitive Skin. [Beauty Brains]

• Melon-inspired nail polishes are in for spring, which has finally arrived. Thank God. Kristen Bell rocked a peach shade, similar to L’Oréal’s Pro Manicure in Mango Get Em. [BellaSugar]

Chanel’s fall 2008 color collection’s theme is glittery gold. It’s the first collection under the new creative director Peter Philips, and according to experts on these matters, the gold nail polish is the next Black Satin. [WWD]

James Franco, Rebellious Gucci Man