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Fake Eyelash Sales Soar; Topshop’s First Makeup Line Out in May

• Sarah Jessica Parker wore her hair in long, loose, beachy waves at the Halston Heritage launch in Toronto. Definitely an improvement over her Oscar hair. [Beauty Counter/]

90210’s Shenae Grimes took a page out of Lauren Conrad’s book and rocked a front braid. With her loose updo, it works. [Girls in the Beauty Department/Glamour]

• False eyelashes don’t seem to have been affected by the recession: Sales last year increased by 6.2 percent to $44 million. Lash-enhancing products, including Latisse and Rocasuba RapidLash, also did quite well. [StyleList]

• The blue-gray custom Lancôme color the models at L’Wren Scott’s fall 2010 runway show wore will be available in stores before the end of the year. It doesn’t yet have a name. [All Lacquered Up]

• Topshop will launch their long-awaited makeup line in May, with the first batch aimed for use at music festivals. They plan to offer four to six collections each year. [Daily Mail UK]

• Elizabeth Taylor launched a new scent, called Violet Eyes. She had her Twitter followers weigh in on possible names for the fruity, floral scent before deciding. [BellaSugar]

• L’Occitane plans to launch a fragrance called Paeonia/Peony to coincide with the launch of their new Peony makeup collection. The scent includes notes of peony, rose, sandalwood, and white musk, and will be available in May. [Now Smell This]

Fake Eyelash Sales Soar; Topshop’s First Makeup Line Out in May