Charlotte Ronson Doesn’t Like Blowouts; Shakira Cut Her Hair Short

Ming Xi

MAKEUP

• WWD awarded Tom Ford and Salma Hayek with Launch of the Year at their 2011 Beauty Inc Awards. Other winners included Neutrogena and Birchbox for digital innovation and  Duane Reade and Macy's for Retailer of the Year. [WWD]

• Top model Natasha Poly would rather do her own makeup. [Beauty Counter Blog]

• New York socialites are making beauty businesses their pastimes, because they can. [NYT]

FRAGRANCE

A limited number of copies of Frederic Malle's new book, On Perfume Making, are currently available at Barneys. There's a preview of some of the illustrations at Style.com. [Beauty Counter Blog]

See the new ad for Chloé's L’Eau de Chloé fragrance. [Sassisam]

HAIR

• Designer Charlotte Ronson says: "I think you either like getting your hair blown out, or you don’t. I hate it. I feel like I’m thirteen again, going to a bad Bar Mitzvah." [Into the Gloss]

Ming Xi covers the new issue of Vogue China with a very straight fringe and slightly messy bowl cut. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

• Shakira cut her hair short. [PeopleStyleWatch]

NAILS

Chanel's new nail polish, a golden color called Diwali, pays homage to the famous "celebration of light" that takes place in India. [Style]

• Beyoncé wears bright blue nail polish as she cradles her ever-growing tummy. Yay! [HuffPo]

SKIN

• Apparently there is a wrong and a right way to take a bath. Learn the difference here. [Fashionista]

• Demi Lovato got a new tattoo that says "faith." [Us]