Health-Care Bill Includes Taxing Cosmetic Surgeries; Zac Efron Reveals Hair Secrets

Zac Efron

• "Botax" may become a reality. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid unveiled his $848 billion health-care bill on Wednesday. Page 2,045 contained a section that would impose a five percent tax on cosmetic procedures and surgeries. [Fox News, Kaiser Health News]

• Zac Efron: "I've never told anyone this before. This is a hair scoop. Shower before you go to bed, and then sleep on your wet hair. Towel-dry it. In the morning, it's all messed up naturally. If you have that messed-up thing going when you wake up, it's more willing to stay that way. That's Zac's hair tip." [Time]

Twilight's Nikki Reed had to wear a blonde wig for the second film because her naturally dark hair was too damaged from bleaching it after the first movie. [Glamour]

• Beard expert Dr. Alan Peterkin says that Brad Pitt's beard says to the world that he's “tired of being a part of one of the most beautiful couples in the world. He wants to try a new look.” [Us]

• enlisted Erickson Beamon to create a limited-edition makeup bag, which is available for any shopper who spends more than $100. [Beauty Counter/Style]

• The new High Line Park on the west side inspired a new fragrance by Bond No. 9, which launches on March 1 at Saks Fifth Avenue, and smells like gardens. [WWD]

Costume National's first men's scent hits Barneys New York next week. The previous six fragrances for the house have all been unisex. [WWD]