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Alice + Olivia Collaborate With M.A.C.; Women Who Don’t Shave Spark Debate

• M.A.C. Cosmetics partnered with Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet Eisner for a new collaboration, set to land in stores July 8. The collection will include gloss, shimmer pigments, and nail polish for $12 to $19.50. [WWD]

• A new survey reports that Iran is the seventh-largest consumer of cosmetics in the world, spending $2.1 billion on beauty products annually, and makes up 29 percent of the cosmetics market in the Middle East. The survey also states that half of Iran’s population is under the age of 30. [Independent UK]

• François Nars’s summer makeup collection includes a cream-eye-shadow duo with two different shades of turquoise. Pantone, which tracks colors in the fashion and home-décor industries, labeled turquoise as the color of the year. [Beauty Blogging Junkie]

• The French Fragrance Foundation announced the winners of its annual perfume awards yesterday. Cartier’s scent La Treizième Heure won the award voted on by beauty editors and bloggers. Ricci Ricci by Nina Ricci won best women’s fragrance, Jamais le Dimanche by Ego Facto won best men’s fragrance, and Miss Dior Chérie by Christian Dior won for best campaign. [Independent UK]

• The Fragrance Foundation UK also announced its annual fragrance awards yesterday. Lola by Marc Jacobs won best women’s prestige scent, while Tom Ford’s Grey Vetiver won in the best men’s prestige category. [Now Smell This]

Heidi Klum chopped off her hair. She now has a “lob,” or a long bob. [StyleaWatch/People]

• Mo’Nique doesn’t shave her legs on purpose. The masses still don’t accept it. [NYT]

Alice + Olivia Collaborate With M.A.C.; Women Who Don’t Shave Spark Debate