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François Nars’s Canine Campaign Star Dies; Viola Davis’s Real Hair

Viola Davis.
Viola Davis. Photo: Jen Lowery/Splash News


Ardent fans waited seven hours to meet Katy Perry as she introduced a new range of false eyelashes as part of a collaboration between the singer and cosmetics brand Eyelure. Ever the humanitarian, Perry says she hopes the product proves educational: “A lot of times girls in the States are uneducated on how to use [false eyelashes] … if you have one or two things to put on in the morning, you put on a bronzer and lashes, and you are good to go.” [WWD]

Marcel Nars, the bulldog who appeared in a 2010 Nars “Pro-Prime” makeup campaign, passed away. Marcel’s owner François Nars wrote a tribute. [Bellasugar]

Top model Magdalena Frackowiak shared her favorite makeup products with Grazia, and says she “swears by” Chanel’s makeup remover. [Grazia Daily UK]


Guido Palau explains the dip-dyed hair on show at Prada yesterday as “a kind of Manga idea.” Here’s a different interpretation, courtesy of model Cailin Hill. [Beauty Counter Blog]

Viola Davis attended the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon without one of her customary wigs. Davis said her husband encouraged her, telling her to “‘Step into who you are!’ It’s a powerful statement.” [InStyle]


Pre-show, Diane von Furstenberg sprayed the front row at her fall 2012 fashion show with perfume, just because. [Elle]

Givenchy will debut a new men’s fragrance next month, called Play Sport. It intends to evoke “the adrenaline of the sports environment” with its scent, hopefully without just smelling sweaty. [WWD]

And Issey Miyake will also have a new men’s scent out in March. [WWD]


Jennifer Aniston told Conan O’Brien she once endured a “horrifying” facial peel that left her looking like “a battered burn victim” for a week. [Us]


Nicole Scherzinger will no longer just be the spokesperson for imPress stick-on nails, she’ll be designing a “signature series” for the brand too. Get excited! [WWD]

Davis’s Real Hair; Nars’s Canine Star Dies