Natalia Vodianova Knocked From Chanel Ads; Sarah Palin’s Streaky Blush Catching On


• Word is Isabeli Fontana will replace Natalia Vodianova as the face of Chanel Beauty for spring 2009. [Fashion Spot]

• Is Sarah Palin's streaky blush catching on with Republicans across the country? The HuffPo thinks so: "All once-obscure Republican women seem to have in common: they all reach for blush and a spackle knife when the spotlight swings in their direction." [HuffPo]

• Women are increasingly interested in selling Avon products door-to-door to earn an extra buck. Avon is trying to incentivize them with perks like gas money, free online-sales training, and direct access to financial adviser Suze Orman. We weren't going to consider it, but now that Suze Orman's involved… [WSJ]

• Tim Quinn, celebrity makeup artist and national creative director for Giorgio Armani Beauty, was awarded Makeup Artist of the Year at the Hollywood Style Awards, earning him the "highly coveted title of 'Beauty Tsar.'" Yes, Tsar. [PR Newswire]

• Bobbi Brown is coming out with another book called Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual filled mainly how-to pieces. Because putting on makeup requires studying. [WWD]

• Posh's hair colorist calls her "the most generous, warm person. She's considerate, and super nice — not just to me — but to anybody." He also explains in detail how he colors her hair. [BellaSugar]