Purple Lipstick Is Having a Moment; Make Up For Ever Releases Burlesque Line

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MAKEUP
• It seems like purple lipstick is having a moment. Both Julianna Margulies and Leighton Meester wore plum shades this week. [The Girls in The Beauty Dept./Glamour.com]

• Make Up For Ever is releasing a line of cosmetics inspired by the movie Burlesque, featuring “diamond powder” eyeshadow, fake lashes, and red lipstick. [WWD]

HAIR
• Ken Paves is giving haircuts to this season's The Biggest Loser contestants on the show's November 23 makeover episode. [Style List]

SKIN
• Starting in 2012, Parfums Christian Dior will use only Icelandic glacial water in its skin-care products, because of its “optimal biological properties.” [WWD]

• A new study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology claims that exposure to traffic-related air pollution over time can be linked to skin aging. [Bella Sugar]

HOW-TO
• Makeup artist Merrell Smith created a video for Daily Candy demonstrating how to cover up under-eye circles. [Daily Candy]