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Welcome to Beauty Wire, where we round up the day's biggest beauty news.
Kate Spade's candy-colored world take-over plans just keep on rolling out. The latest launch from the preppy lifestyle brand, following the recent debut of their lower-priced line Saturday and a collab with Keds, is a new perfume, Live Colorfully. It has floral and citrus notes and is available here. SheFinds is reporting you can get a free sample via the brand's Facebook page. [SheFinds]
Chanel's latest makeup collection, Avant-Première, was inspired by the history of French movie making. The lip and nail colors have names like Paparazzi, Starlet, and Synopsis and are predictably scene-stealing reds, pinks, and corals. [Vogue UK]
Nordstrom is taking its beauty offerings on the road. Stores around the country will be hosting "Pretty Parties" to highlight their new products and the best spring and summer trends. Try not to cringe at the name and focus instead on the pros here: It costs $20 to get in, but that cash goes toward any product you buy at the event. There will also be free samples, mini-makeovers, and skincare consultations. Head to BellaSugar to find out if your city is on the list. so find out whether your city is on the list. [BellaSugar]
No, you don't need to adjust your TV: the ladies and gents of Dancing With the Stars really are that tan. They get the look thanks to the show's Emmy-winning makeup artist Zena Shteysel. Her tricks to get the dancers and the stars in TV shape include up to three layers of fake eyelashes, using tanner to 'carve out' better abs, and giving everyone an entire packet of cleansing wipes to get all the stuff off at the end of the night. [People]