Illamasqua Debuts Fall Ads; New Makeup-of-the-Month Site Launches

Illamasqua's fall ads. Photo: Courtesy of Illamasqua

MAKEUP
• Taylor Momsen’s eyeliner is starting to reach Hamburgler levels of thickness. [BellaSugar]

• Illamasqua founder Alex Box dreamed up twelve otherworldly characters to star in her makeup brand’s fall ad campaign. [Beauty Counter/Style]

• New beauty site Birch Box sends customers deluxe samples from brands like Nars and Cargo for $10 a month. When the customer finds a product that works for her, she can purchase a full-size version direct from the website. [Official site]

NAILS
• A salon customer received a $5 charge on her manicure bill for being overweight. The salon claimed that the extra fee was to cover the cost of her chair possibly breaking. Eye roll. [Refinery 29]

HAIR
• Marc Jacobs claims that his hair transplant actually hurt more than his tattoos. "I couldn't sleep on my side, and I couldn't put my head back." [HuffPo]

HOW-TO
• Makeup guru Sonia Kashuk offers tips on how to keep your brushes clean. [Refinery 29]

FRAGRANCE
• German jeweler Thomas Sabo is launching a scent this month, called Charm Rose. It contains notes of yellow plum, clementine, Chinese alpine, musk rose, tonka bean, and rosewood. [WWD]