Amy Winehouse May Launch Signature Fragrance; Recession-Friendly Ulta May Threaten Sephora’s Reign


• Amy Winehouse may launch a fragrance as part of her image makeover, because who wouldn’t want to smell like hair spray, ciggies, and Camden Lock? [Grazia UK]

• Is megaretailer Ulta set to overtake Sephora? The chain opened 68 new stores nationwide last year, and may be able to snag new customers with its deep discounts. [NYT]

• The secret to perfect foundation? Use a makeup brush, not a sponge, or worse, your hands. [Beauty Department/Glamour]

• There’s nothing supernatural about sparkling like a vampire. Shu Uemura’s Full Shimmer line for hair adds glow to your locks. [Nylon]

• A California woman used a stolen credit card to pay for lipo and breast augmentation. She somehow thought she wouldn't be caught. [Daily Beauty Reporter/Allure]