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Lindsay Lohan Goes Back to Red; Vera Wang to Debut Cosmetics

The return of Lindsay Lohen's red hair.
The return of Lindsay Lohen’s red hair. Photo: Fern/Splash News


• In a valiant effort to remind us all of how adorable she was in The Parent Trap, Lindsay Lohan has dyed her hair red. [UsMagazine]

• Nicholas Kirkwood’s fall collection features a shoe with a red ponytail coming out of the heel inspired by Florence Welch. “It’s like a Florence and the Machine kind of red,” Kirkwood said. “The thing is, there were about twelve different reds, and I wanted that auburn-y color that she has.” [Fashionista]


Vera Wang will release a makeup collection in April, exclusive to Kohl’s and, as part of her Simply Vera line. “It completes my Kohl’s universe,” Wang said. [WWD]

• Also in April, Tom Ford will launch his first seasonal, limited-edition cosmetics collection, which will include four new nail polishes, a lip gloss, a bronzing powder, and four cream eyeshadows. [Elle]

• At its most recent meeting, the Cosmetic Ingredient Review confirmed that parabens — preservatives used in cosmetics and personal care products — are safe. [Beauty High]


• Men’s sports scents are growing in popularity each year, now making up 28 percent of the male prestige fragrance market. [WWD]

Ralph Lauren’s colorful video for the brand’s new Big Pony fragrance collection for women is set to OneRepublic’s new single, “Life in Color.” Both the scent and the song will be available this summer. [PeopleStyleWatch]


• Earlier this week, a male member of Egypt’s parliament was removed from office for lying about getting a nose job. Anwar Al-Bulkimy of the extreme Islamist Al-Nour party checked in for the elective surgery, but told the public that he had been beaten by masked gunmen. After an outpouring of support, his surgeon called in to a popular TV show to tell the truth. Since his constituents disapprove of vanity procedures, Al-Bulkimy lost his post. [BellaSugar]


• A new study shows that 59 percent of people with tattoos are female, with the most common ink being angels and hearts. [Racked]

LiLo Goes Red; Vera Wang to Debut Cosmetics