beauty marks

Ellen Page Gets Glam; Nars Mascot Answers Beauty Questions

• Marcel Nars (yes, that’s François Nars’ French bulldog), is available to solve your beauty dilemmas. To get in touch, follow @NARSissit on Twitter, then submit your questions with the hashtag #marcelnars, or check out Nars’ Facebook page. Marcel will be online July 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. to answer queries like “How do you achieve your wide-eyed look?” [Facebook]

• Ellen Page usually keeps her makeup minimal, but she’s been sporting thick eyeliner and smoky gray shadow for her Inception press tour. [Beauty Counter/]

• A new study finds that the average woman changes her hairstyle 104 times in her lifetime. Victoria Beckham must be way ahead of the game. [Daily Mail UK]

Coco Young has her hair styled by Conrad Dornan in this video for V magazine. [V]

• Lauren Conrad piled her hair into a voluminous elasticless ponytail for The Hills’ final after-show. [Girls in the Beauty Dept./Glamour]

• Origins is shutting down its French stores. Philippe Warnery, the brand’s vice-president, said “We do not exclude the possibility of coming back to France in the future, in so far as we have developed a long-term strategy and adapted to this prestigious market.” [WWD]

• Cream blushes are typically applied with a sponge or fingers, but BellaSugar explains how to achieve an airbrushed look by stippling the product onto your face using a blush brush. [BellaSugar]

• Lipsticks are prone to going soft and snapping in the summer heat, but beauty blogger Redberried has found a way to repair them. [Redberried]

Ellen Page Gets Glam; Nars Mascot Answers Beauty Questions