Miss Virginia Promises to Shave Head; Low, Loose Curls Win at CMAs

Nicole Kidman.

• Miss Virginia, Tara Wheeler, promised to shave her head if she raised $500,000 for a children's cancer charity by next week. Donations have only amounted to five figures, but she promises to shave her head anyway at the end of her reign this summer. "Society needs to take a second look at how we deem someone pretty," she said. [Reliable Source/WP]

• At the Country Music Awards last night, many stars opted for low, loose curls. Nicole Kidman and Miley Cyrus finally had something in common! [Beauty Department/Glamour]

• A new book states that oakmoss, a material used to make perfume, will be banned by the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) on January 1, 2010. Any fragrances containing oakmoss will be illegal in the E.U. after that date. [Now Smell This]

• A pair of vintage shoes seen in the book The Seductive Shoe feature a little holster for lipstick. If only they were more attractive. [BellaSugar]

• Instead of throwing out old makeup packaging, take it to Origins and they'll recycle it for you. Or just recycle it yourself. [Stylewatch/People]