Oscar de la Renta in Talks to Launch Beauty Label; Butterfly Eyelashes Appear on the Australian Runway

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Backstage at David Jones. Photo: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty

MAKEUP
Oscar de la Renta plans to launch a new division of the label: Oscar de la Renta Beauty. Executives are currently in talks with a private equity firm to become a potential investor and a deal could be reached in the next few weeks. [WWD]

• Models wore butterfly-inspired eyelashes at the David Jones show in Australia yesterday. Would you wear these out? [Girls in the Beauty Department/Glamour]

• Lancôme signed Michelle Phan as the brand's official video makeup artist. Phan, a 22-year-old Tampa, Florida, native, is most famous for her YouTube tutorials, which racked up over 106 million total views so far. [WWD]

• Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen signed up Lancôme artistic director and Givenchy makeup artist Aaron de Mey to do the makeup at their first runway show for The Row. They're not messing around on this one. [Beauty Counter/Style.com]

• Women aren't afraid to wear crazy lip colors anymore. Go nuts! [NYT]

FRAGRANCE
• According to new research published by the market-research firm NPD Group, smaller-size bottles of fragrances are selling the most, and the fragrance industry is responding by creating more small-size options. How logical. [Happi via Now Smell This]

SKIN
• Spray-tan fail: Bradley Cooper's face experienced a tanning mishap this week — only his forehead looked tan, while the bottom chin area still appeared pale. [NYDN]