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Welcome to Beauty Wire, where we round up the day's biggest beauty news.
Michael Kors, king of handbags and minimal sportswear, will be launching his first-ever beauty line this August. Though he already tried his hand at perfume and a collab with Estee Lauder, Kors will be debuting lipsticks, nail polishes, bronzers, and skin care products, including a body cream, under his own label. [WWD]
Textured nail polishes are still a big thing, and now Sally Hansen is joining the party. The brand's new "fuzzy" topcoat makes your nails look, well, kinda fuzzy. The seven shades—including one named All Yarned Up—drop in June. [Allure]
Mad Men is finally back, and The Cut spoke with the show's head makeup artist, Lana Horochowski. One of her secrets is a whole lot of NARS products. Also, this nugget about eyeliner shows how much this show pays attention to detail: "The characters who wear a heavy eyeliner look are the ones who have more time to get ready in the morning. They take more pride in their appearance. Peggy's eyeliner is always a little messy or rushed because she's so focused on work." [The Cut]
Personal finance website MintLife surveyed women about their beauty buying habits: 50% of women say they won't stop buying designer makeup and 76% say they carry makeup with them in their bags all the time. [Refinery29]
Dollar Stores aren't just for grandmas and teachers anymore. Virtually every mass brand— including L'Oréal, Cover Girl, Maybelline, Sally Hansen, and Wet 'n' Wild, has added dollar stores to their distribution over the past two years. [WWD]