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The Kardashians Have Chosen a Name for Their Beauty Brand

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Image via Styleite

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A little 'h' couldn't have been a bigger problem for the Kardashians. After a recent legal decision blocked the manufacturing, sale, and marketing of Khroma Beauty by Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian, the company who licenses the brand made the decision to change the name to something we won't be able to forget: Kardashian Beauty. The already-produced Khroma products will still be sold, so, Kardashian superfans, have at it. [Styelite]

Oprah's makeup artist Derrick Rutledge was plucked from obscurity (okay, not really, he was doing Michelle Obama's makeup at the time) when Oprah saw his work and decided to call him in for a trial. Several years of globe-trotting with Oprah later, he's launching his own skincare line later this month, OOH Salon Care. Ms. Winfrey is already a fan. [The Coveteur]

Are you knackered, moody, grumpy, horny, wild or lazy? There's a Cowshed product for that—or at least named that. The British spa line used to be available at members-only Soho House outside of the UK, but now a visit Barney's New York is all it takes to find the Cowshed product to match your "Cow Mood." []

Nails are to 2013 what lip gloss was to 2004. We can't seem to get enough bright color, texture, and creative design on our fingertips. Proof: last year alone the nail industry earned an estimated $1.2 billion, with women purchasing an average of 11 bottles of polish a year. Also, the growth in nail polish is expected to continue, according to people who sell nail polish. [WWD, sub req.]

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has announced that in July they will be releasing their popular BB cream in three darker shades. Several bloggers recently brought national attention to the issue of BB creams severely lacking in their range of shades, accusing top beauty brands of leaving women of color out of the BB craze. [Today] — Heather Walczuk