Crystal Renn Goes Blonde; Jessica Alba’s New Tattoo

Crystal Renn. Photo: Courtesy of Cyrstal Renn/Ford Models

COSMETIC SURGERY

Allure reports that earlier this year, Brazil made cosmetic surgery — including breast implants, liposuction, and tummy tucks — income-tax-deductible. [Allure]

HAIR

• Model Crystal Renn bleached her hair blonde. [Ford Models]

• Pregnant Kourtney Kardashian is under fire for dyeing her hair — a practice that could potentially be unsafe for her unborn child. [Us]

MAKEUP

• Thanks to high-definition cameras — and social media outlets that place pictures all over the Internet — cosmetics companies have been trying to keep up with the demand for natural-looking foundation. [NYT]

SKIN

• Jessica Alba has a giant rose tattoo on her arm, but it's just for an upcoming movie role. [E!]

• The transgender woman that was disqualified from the Miss Universe Canada competition is now back in the beauty contest. [E!]

• In the May issue of Lucky magazine, Salma Hayek says that in her mid-twenties her skin got so bad that she "could barely get work as an extra" and fell into a depression. "I’d wake up in the morning and lie there and touch my face before I got up, just to prepare myself to look in the mirror!" [FashionEtc]

FRAGRANCE

• Perfumer Clive Christian is releasing a special edition of his No. 1 perfume called "Imperial Jubilee" to honor the Queen of England's 60 years on the throne. [InStyle]