Justin Bieber Thinks His Hair Is Better Than Zac Efron’s; Americans Think They’re Ugly


• Justin Bieber told People that his shaggy hairstyle takes just five minutes to create, with just a shake of the head post-shower. When asked about famous Man Bangs originator Zac Efron, Bieber said, "It’s no competition." Oh, now it's ON. [StyleWatch/People]

• Victoria Beckham is a big fan of volumizing at the roots, even as an everyday style — but not a fan of the Snooki pouf. [Girls in the Beauty Department/Glamour]

Gisele Bündchen launched Pantene's latest line, Pantene Power, in Brazil this week. Considering that her hair always looks perfect, and she as a whole is perfect, she seems like the perfect spokesperson. [Just Jared]

• Apparently Balmain makes hair extensions. They range from colored clip-ins to a professional line with specially formulated products to care for them. [Grazia UK]

• A survey found that 20 percent of American women and 10 percent of American men find themselves unattractive, compared with just 1 percent of each twelve years ago. This is probably due to an uptick in Botox, cosmetic surgery, and digital retouching. [BellaSugar]

• Estée Lauder Cosmetics won't sell its products to Duane Reade's new upscale in-store beauty sections, called Look Boutiques (modeled after chains like Boots in England). The drugstore chain must buy them from a third-party distributor instead. [WSJ]

• All beauty-product sales were down 6 percent in 2009, though skin-care products did grow in the last quarter of the year. [WWD]