North Carolina Legislature Could Regulate Beauty Pageants; Arlenis Sosa’s Lancôme Campaign Imminent

Vanessa Hudgens.

• A North Carolina representative introduced a bill to state legislature to form a committee called the North Carolina Agency to Regulate Beauty Pageants for Girls Under Thirteen. If the bill passes, the committee would study the psychological effects of pageant life and possibly impose regulations, like "no false eyelashes on girls under five." [Jezebel]

• Vanessa Hudgens tells the new Self magazine, "Sometimes I feel prettier without makeup. You take it off and you're like, 'Oh, there I am!'" [StyleWatch/People]

Arlenis Sosa is the new face for Lancôme's Laque Fever. So look for her face at a Lancôme counters near you. [Lancome Blog]

• Kelly Rutherford, of Gossip Girl fame, helped Origins kick off its recycling program. Oh yes. Is our favorite holiday, Earth Day, here yet?! [WWD]

• Ear cuffies protect ears from straightening irons. Or you could just not straighten your hair while under the influence. [Beauty Department/Glamour]