Beauty Buzz: Ariana Grande Turns to the Dark Side, Jen Atkin Is a Mane Addict, and Estee Lauder Gets Glowing


Ariana Grande finally said goodbye to her blonde locks yesterday, debuting her refreshed brunette tresses on—where else?—Instagram. The star snapped a snuggly selfie, captioning the shot, “Snuggllled up. bedddd head (back to dark brown btw) haiiiiirrrr.” Does this mean short strands are in store for 2015? [Refinery 29]

We’re always glued to Jen Atkin’s Instagram to see which celebrity tresses she’s getting her skilled hands on, but now she’s expanding her Internet empire with Mane Addicts. The site serves haute hair how-tos, tress trends, and plenty of product recommendations from mane maestros like Chris McMillan, Rita Hazan, and Giannandrea Mongiu. We’ve already bookmarked the page; have you? [The Hollywood Reporter]

The beauty buy-out wars continue, as Estée Lauder has a new item in its portfolio: GlamGlow. The Hollywood skincare sensation has become every beauty buff’s secret, sweeping the CEW Beauty awards this year and pushing further into the market with an upcoming array of cleansers. As explained by Fabrizio Freda, president and chief executive officer of The Estée Lauder Companies, “GlamGlow represents the ultimate in innovative facial masks. Its unique focus on facial masks strategically complements our current prestige skin care offerings, and we are thrilled to welcome Glenn and Shannon to our company.” [BusinessWire]

Harry Josh has got a brand new bag of beauty tools in time for the holidays. The celebrity stylist has added a bevy of hair brushes to the mix, including a round, wooden paddle; a detangling brush with Intelliflex bristles; as well as a set of styling tools to keep hair in place while primping. We’re adding this to our last-minute wish list! [Glam Inbox]

Everyone is hitting the road this weekend to ensure they’re home in time for the holidays, including Michelle Phan. Glam tagged along with the vlog star during her book tour to get a behind the scenes look, meet her fans, see what’s in her carry-on, and check in with her number-one beauty icon: her mom. Talk about feeling the warm fuzzies! [YouTube]