Obama’s Gray-Hair Transformation; Fribad Cosmetics Group Bankrupt

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More gray hairs from January (left) to May (right).

HAIR
• In response to claims that President Barack Obama colors his hair to make it seem grayer, his Chicago barber Zariff said, "It's just not true. I've been cutting his hair for 17 years and it has steadily gone grayer." Let's go out on a limb and say maybe it's just stress? [Mirror UK]

• Braids are the hairstyle of the year. Sienna Miller, Coco Rocha, and Mary-Kate Olsen have all rocked fancy braids on the red carpet. [NYO]

• And while braids are having a moment, the mullet is bracing for yet another comeback. Taylor Momsen, Sharon Stone, and Taraji P. Henson all stepped out to events with overgrown bobs that look like the style. Scared? [BellaSugar]

MAKEUP
Alexander Wang is branching into makeup with a twelve-piece collection for Shiseido's Maquillage makeup line, including lip gloss, lipstick, and eye shadow. Sadly it's only available in Asia starting in July. [Limelife]

SKIN
• Fribad Cosmetics Group is the latest victim of the economy. The Baden-Baden, Germany–based company that produces the skin-care lines Sans Soucis, Biodroga Systems, and Futuresse declared bankruptcy. It was unable to pay its 241 employees in April. [WWD]

FRAGRANCE
• Lancôme will launch Hypnôse Senses, a follow-up to the 2005 fragrance Hypnôse. It was developed by Christine Nagel and features notes of osmanthus, rose, and patchouli and will hit shelves in June. [Now Smell This]