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Nicki Minaj Can’t Do Her Own Eye Makeup; Jude Law Fends Off Balding Rumors

Nicki Minaj.
Nicki Minaj. Photo: Christopher Polk/2011 Getty Images


• A high school in Leeds, England, is being criticized for giving makeup lessons to its 14- and 15-year-old students. The school claims the purpose of the class is to teach students about first impressions and boost self-confidence, but oh, hey: feminism! [Jezebel]

• After four years of research and development, Benefit cosmetics is debuting its first liquid foundation in March. [BellaSugar]

• MAC’s latest collaboration is with The Vera Company, which carries on the work of the late artist Vera Neumann and is best known for girlish, vintage-looking scarves. [Fashion Etc]

• To celebrate its tenth anniversary, French brand Paul & Joe Beaute has designed its entire spring collection around cats, complete with blush sticks molded to look like a cat wearing a bow tie and top hat. #worthbuying [Elle]

• In case you were wondering whether or not you should throw away that mascara (yes, probably), here’s what you could look at as either a guide o makeup expiration dates, or a ploy to make you throw out your makeup and buy new products. [InStyle]

• Nicki Minaj says the hardest part of her makeup routine is her eyes. “… they’re the one thing I need my makeup artist to do. I don’t have the patience, my hands shake, and I mess everything up. So my makeup artist has to do my brows and lids and lashes. Everyone knows I’m a lash girl by now. When I don’t have my lashes, I feel naked.” [Elle]


• Selena Gomez let her fans pick the final notes of her fragrance and they’ve decided on raspberry, purple freesia, and vanilla —  because ZOMG is not a scent. [JustJared]


• Drybar, one of those salon chains that only does blowouts, plans to expand after signing a $16 million deal with Castanea Partners. [WWD]

• Jude Law appears to be balding, although he claims it’s the aftermath of a terrible hairstyle he had for a film role. [Daily Mail UK]

• New hair “botox” is supposed to smooth frizzy, damaged hair; it’s similar to Keratin treatments, except this treatment is ecofriendly and 100 percent formaldehyde-free. [Refinery29]


• A hysterical (read: super drunk) Packers fan thinks her glitter nail polish made her team lose a playoff game. [Fashionista]

• Avril Lavigne is working with Sally Hansen to create a nail collection for its Salon Effects brand, to bow in April. [WWD]


• Brand consultant Michelle Harper: “I don’t want to just put things on my face that don’t do anything.” Does that exclude those things that just make you break out? [Into the Gloss]

Nicki Minaj Makeup; Jude Law Balding?