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The Obama Campaign Spent $10K on Nail Polish, Which They're Now Selling

The Obamas, via Getty
The Obamas, via Getty

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NAILS—The team trying to re-elect President Barack Obama reportedly spent $10,000 on nail polish. But it wasn't for Michelle Obama's personal collection: The red, white, and blue Obama-branded polishes are made by Richard Blanch Of Le Métier De Beauté and sold in a set for $40, with the cash benefiting the campaign. Wait, does this mean your beauty products count as a charitable donation? [Politico]

MAKEUP—One of MAC's upcoming collections was inspired by Marilyn Monroe, but now Nars is pulling inspiration from artist and icon Andy Warhol. The brand says that their Pop Art-y new line is "intended to evoke the cool, image-rich, character-laden world of Warhol." Does this mean we can expect red, yellow, and fuschia foundations that make you look like a screenprint? How about a Campbell's Soup Can Red lipstick shade? The possibilities are endless, and we're hoping the products are on sale for a little more than fifteen minutes. [WWD]