Beauty Buzz: Amy Poehler and Rihanna See Red, ODLR’s Extraordinary Final Fragrance, and Spa-Worthy Facials Have Their Heyday


Is red the hautest hair hue for spring? Could be as Amy Poehler and Rihanna both debuted freshly dyed ‘dos. The comedienne showed off a strawberry blonde, similar to her youngest son’s shade, at an event celebrating the 60 anniversary of Allen Ginsberg’s iconic poem “Howl.” BadGalRiri on the other hand turned to Snapchat to show off her new look before stepping on set with a pair of Scary Spice-esque top knots for her upcoming music video. We spy a new trend on our hands! [The Hollywood Reporter]

The fresh floral backdrop of Oscar de la Renta’s final show gave us a preview of what he had in store for the fragrance counter, and we didn’t even realize it until now. Extraordinary is named after ODLR’s highest compliment to women who embodied confidence, style, and passion. The sweet scent blends cherry blossom, peony, and rose with a touch of neroli and a drydown of amber resin – perfect for any pretty young thing with sophisticated taste. [The Huffington Post]

From blowouts to braids, hair bars have been the beauty concept du jour for the past few years, but skincare seems to be on the rise. On the heels of beauty editors’ lust for Skin Laundry, Heyday is looking to keep beauty buffs coming back for more by making facials quick, convenient, and customized to their skin. The flagship spa will open it s doors in the Big Apple’s NoMad area in late May, just in time for everyone to show off their summer skin. [WWD]

Skin savants rejoice! Byredo is finally coming to the Big Apple. The beauty brand’s founder Ben Gorham announced the good news via Instagram with a snap of construction workers posting up the news in a frame and the hashtag #soon. We can hardly wait! [Into the Gloss]

Many people love mocha and now they can lather up with the sticky stuff in the shower. Amayori turns our daily cleanse into a meditation ritual, tapping into ancient Japanese bathing rituals. Simply drop one of the bulbs on the floor of the shower – away from the spray of water and become enveloped in floral, musky, or invigorating aromas. Spa day at home, anyone? [Refinery 29]

We’ve been big fans of Breakups to Makeup for a while, but now more beauty buffs will fall head over heels for it as its making it way to Sephora. You can snap the pretty pouches with sassy sayings starting April 10 with an exclusive “Life is Short, Wear More Makeup” pouch everyone will want to show off. As Founder Angelique Velez explained, “The goal of Breakups to Makeup has always been to encourage the artistic expression and empowerment that many makeup enthusiast feel makeup has brought into their lives. We are beyond thrilled to become a part of the beauty wonderland that [Sephora] has created.” [Glam Inbox]