Beauty Buzz: Beauty Secrets from the Set of “Empire,” GlamGlow’s Bright Future, and Beyonce’s Fifth Fragrance


We could not be more addicted to watching the Lyons tear each other to shreds on Empire. Aside from all of the delicious drama, we also can’t help but drool over all of Cookie and the gang's luscious locks and perfectly primped faces. The secret the keeping their skin supple on set is plenty of SK-II’s Facial Treatment Essence and Refining Cream. Excuse us while we update our shopping list ASAP! [The Cut]

Glamglow is about to brighten your summer time big time with its latest innovation. Starting in June, the lauded skin authority will introduce Flashmud, its first-ever brightening mask that offers immediate results thanks to the white birch leaf, wild white rose flower, sugarcane-derived lactic acid, and white peony root. It also has exfoliating granules to help your slough your way to a clearer complexion as you apply it. We’ll be sure to slather it on after a day of surf and sun. [InStyle]

Beyoncé is setting spring on fire with her latest scent spectacular. Named Heat Wild Orchid, the fragrance bottles pomegranate, coconut water, and boysenberry notes on top with a heart of butterfly orchid, blooming magnolia, and honeysuckle at the heart of it. The drydown turns sensual with a bend of blonde woods, skin musk, and amber. Now, this is the scent to spritz for a spring fling! [WWD]

Vanessa Hudgens is bobbing to Broadway with a brand new haircut. The Gigi star showed off the new chin-grazing cut on Instagram, blatantly bucking 2014’s cut du jour with the caption: “Who needs a lob when you can have a bb (blunt bob)!! Thanks to my boo @kristinabarricelli @gemini14salon.” Let the bob battle begin! [Fashion Gone Rouge]

Julep’s looking to bump up everyone’s brows this season with its new Don’t Leave Your Brows at Home kit. Hitting shelves in April, the formula goes to from gel to powder while holding your brows in place like a wax. Plus, everything comes in one convenient tube you can toss into your bag and touch up on the go. [Glam Inbox]