Vanessa Paradis Lands Chanel Makeup Campaign; Hair Gel for Babies

Vanessa Paradis.

Chanel named French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis as the new face of Rouge Coco de Chanel lipsticks. [Blogdorf Goodman]

• Tami Dimmerman founded Le Baby, Inc., which is a beauty company that makes hair gel for babies. She calls it a "must-have for every diaper bag." [BellaSugar]

• Analysts say Japanese men are focusing more on their looks, and a Shiseido representative says that when the market recovers, men are expected to spend even more money on grooming products. [Independent UK]

Nina Ricci's grandson Romano Ricci created the fragrance company Juliet Has a Gun three years ago, and this season he's launching roll-on scents that come in the shape of bullets. [Beauty Counter/]

Story of Chanel No.5, A Timeless Number is a new book about the history of Chanel No. 5 fragrance, which was originally introduced in 1921. The book comes out today in France, Belgium, and Switzerland. [WWD]