Beauty Buzz: Natalie Portman’s Ready for Her Closeup, Burberry Gives Us Some Lip, and Happy Bee Day!


Jennifer Lawrence may have it in the bag with Dior, but Natalie Portman maintains some serious star power. The Knight of Cups star channeled Old Hollywood as the face of the brand’s newest foundation, DiorSkin Star, which is its first brightening foundation to correct blemishes and wrinkles. Shine bright, Natalie! [Fashion Gone Rouge]

We spent most of Fashion Week wondering where all of the color had gone. Apparently it was one the other side of the pond, as Burberry sent its girls out rocking an almost effortless red lip. If you want to take your Spring 2015 makeup from desk to drinks, a swipe of the brand’s Lip Cover Soft Satin Lipstick in Ruby won’t interrupt the rest of your look. [The Cut]

Happy Bee Day, Burt’s Bees! The natural beauty brand wants to celebrate its 30-year anniversary with you. All it takes is a tweet or a post on the brand’s Facebook page with the hashtag #burtsbeeday to have Burt himself read your message live during a global webcast on the brand’s website September 17. Our only question: will honey be in the birthday cake? [Glam Inbox]

Mally Roncal is ready to hit the books with her very first tome. Called Love, Lashes, and Lipstick: My Secrets for a Gorgeous, Happy Life, beauty buffs will enter the makeup maestro’s world with inspiring anecdotes, and of course, many of Roncal’s secret techniques to ensure you’re ready to rock a runway or look as #Flawless as Beyoncé. We’re adding this to our reading list ASAP! [Glam Inbox]

As attached as we are to the Internet, especially when it comes to shopping, we could use a detox every once in a while. American Express partnered online retailers like Birchbox, Bonobos, and Rent the Runway (e-commerce stores that have moved to brick and mortar), for Online's Day Off on September 18. Participants will share their insights to help small businesses expand by exploring retail and e-commerce trends. Plus, there’s a shopping event in store on September 20 where consumers can experience emerging online brands like GlamSquad, Mantry and Ringly inside the shops of Amex’s partners! We’re ready to shop 'til we drop! [Glam Inbox]