Bratz dolls are repainted to look more realistic and less, erm, trashy

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Saturday 7 February 2015

If you don’t understand the Bratz doll hype, then you’re not alone. Why any child would want to play with a doll that looks like she’s off to the club is beyond me. But this article isn’t about shaming Bratz dolls – rather, it’s about Bratz dolls getting made under by Sonia Singh.

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This NYC bakery serves freshly baked perfume-scented cookies

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 27 November 2014

The world has gone completely nuts and created a cookie that smells like perfume. It’s 100% edible though, so maybe it’s not so crazy, but still, cookies are meant to smell like cookies, not perfume! Momofuku Milk Bar’s Christina Tosi developed ‘The Estée Cookie‘ (yes, Estée as in Estée Lauder) after teaming up with the cosmetics brand. The […]

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This video of guys doing their girlfriend’s makeup is a good reminder why guys should never do their girlfriend’s makeup

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 8 April 2014

Sooo. What happens when guys take over their girlfriends’ beauty routines? A lot of misplaced makeup! This hilarious video is brought to you by the funny people of BuzzFeed and features a handful of guys trying (in vain) to apply foundation, rouge, eyeshadow, eyeliner, and lippy – with hilarious results. Before watching this, I had […]

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Because he’s worth it! Makeup for men by Annemiek van der Beek

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Friday 10 January 2014

Cosmetics aren’t just for the lads anymore, thanks to Annemiek van der Beek. This Design Academy Eindhoven graduate has designed a collection of makeup that’s called Primal Skin and it’s been made to appeal to men. It’s been designed to ‘camouflage small imperfections in the complexion and accentuate the eyes’ through a set of five […]

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Britanie cosmetics packaging design by Emmanuel Romeuf

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By Lost At E Minor in New Design on Saturday 12 May 2012

Newly launched organic cosmetic line, Britanie, is a line of local cosmetics inspired by sea spray, salty winds and local herbs of the French region, La Bretagne (Brittany). The trendy packaging was designed by Emmanuel Romeuf for Mathieu Lehanneur.

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Aēsop’s Parsley seed facial cleansing oil

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By Tim Cox in New Products on Monday 14 December 2009

Aēsop specialise in plant based skin, hair and body products. Founded in Melbourne in 1987, they’ve now established signature stores in Paris, London, Hong Kong, Zurich, Signapore and Taipei, as well as other locations around Australia. Parsley seeds are high in anti-oxidants, so this range makes a good alternative to the harsher facial cleansers around. […]

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