Beauty Buzz: Givenchy Channels FKA Twigs, Kylie Jenner’s Skincare Steeze, and Do Shorter Hairstyles Stimulate the Economy?


Givenchy is one of the many shows we keep our eyes open for incredibly creative looks, and the brand didn’t disappoint. While the official inspiration was “chola goth” (do with that what you will), but it looks like Pat McGrath and Luigi Murenu channeled FKA Twigs signature styled baby hair and penchant for piercings by dangling the brand’s beautiful baubles from the models’ faces. As McGrath herself explained, “We had a five-hour test the day before to be sure the pieces, which were quite heavy, would stay on when the girls started walking. We just wanted the girls to look fierce.” [Vogue]

Kylie Jenner’s not pressed about her major makeup habit affecting her skin, as she’s now the new face of Nip + Fab. The teen’s first order of business will be a sweepstakes where the winner will get the chance to talk with her during a live interview from a secret location in London on March 14th – all it takes is a purchase of one of the brand’s skincare staples to enter. British beauty buffs, start shopping! [WWD]

We’ve seen everything on our vanities used as a gauge for economic growth, but this one wants to shear our strands. The Sunday Times, backed by salon statistics, suggests the rise of the high-maintenance nature of the lob suggests that women have money to spend maintain their manes. As celebrity stylist Stuart Phillips explained, “I meet people on a daily basis and they seem to be spending far more money on their hair. Products are flying off the shelf, more than they used to – even a few months ago.” [The Sunday Times]

Soap & Glory’s shaking up its place on the shelves as a masstige must-have. After the brand was purchase by Boots in November, the company is looking to give beauty buffs more of what they want at a lower price. While the details of where, when, and how much are currently under wraps, we’re sure Soap & Glory will rise stronger than ever with even more selections! [WWD]

While we’re searching the shelves, Radical Skincare is set to spoil their skincare savants with an appearance by the brand’s founders, Liz and Rachel Edlich at Barneys New York on March 14 from 12:00-6:00p.m. You can also score a special facial treatment when you snap up a new Radical Pineapple Enzyme Mask, exclusive to the retailer. Talk about a bright start to spring! [Glam Inbox]