Beauty Buzz: Lena Dunham Premieres Her Pixie, Colorscience Steps Up Its Style, and Slather Yourself Skinny?


Lena Dunham is shortening her strands in time for the spring. The Girls creator debuted a pixie during Late Night with Seth Meyers with the host joking that it was the “network premiere” of her new look. Pixie perfect? Yes, indeed. [The Huffington Post]

Colorscience is getting a makeover, and it can’t wait to show off the results. The brand is shifting its focus to sun and skincare as well as color cosmetics with a beachy beauty campaign and expanding its distribution beyond physicians’ offices. Plus, it will also introduce the Sunforgettable Tint Di Soleil SPF 30 and Even Up Pigment Perfector SPF 50 just in time for the start of summer. As Mary Fisher, chief executive office of Colorscience. “We’ve taken our professional skin care, biotech and pharmaceutical roots and moved them into an offering where the consumer can get her sun care, her skin care and her color correction all in one product offering.” [WWD]

It looks like you won’t have to stick with your trouble spots, as there’s a new fat-melting skin cream currently in trials. XAF5 was originally used to treat glaucoma when patients observed there was less fullness under the treated eye, but Drs. Michael Singer and Murat Kalayoglu saw the potential to focus the compound on de-puffing under eye bags. Though we’ll have to wait until at least 2018 to see if it will hit shelves, but you’ll still need a prescription. As the good doctors explained, “It's not a replacement for surgery. It's a complement.” [Pop Sugar]

Givenchy is celebrating a big anniversary; 10 years of beauty and 10 years with Riccardo Tisci. The brand has released a new film entitled “Petites Histoires Extraordinaires” enters the world of its biggest makeup musts as they move away from the factory line to the runway to the silver screen. It’s definitely a new way to play with your makeup! [YouTube]

This is huge: IT Cosmetics might be making moves towards an IPO. The brand, which is partially owned by TSG Consumer Partners and Guthy-Renker, has already started interviewing investment banks in order to move forward. The brand is only seven years old but has blown up big time thanks to staples like its CC+ Cream and Bye Bye Under Eye, so we can already see the brand ringing the bell on Wall Street. [WWD]

We know water is essential, but not everyone has access to clean water. Some 2,000 children die every day from water-related diseases, but Nature’s Gate is looking for you to help. The brand has partnered with WaterAid America, which helps impoverished communities find safe sustainable access to water worldwide, to help spread awareness of World Water Day. You can lend a helping hand by sporting something blue on March 20 and sharing a snap with the hashtag #Blue4Water. [Glam Inbox]