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Denise Garrido, via Beauty Pageant News
Canada's Miss Universe Pageant took place on Saturday with even more pageant drama than you would expect: winner Denise Garrido was stripped of her crown less than 24 hours after getting it, due to a miscount. Here's Pageant Director Denis Davila on the mixup:
"During the validation of the computerized scoring results (which occurs the following day), a typo was discovered in the top five entries... We would like to offer our sincere apology to Denise Garrido for this human error discovered while validating the results. Miss Garrido's example and grace represents all we look for at Miss Universe Canada."Apparently Garrido actually placed fourth, while Calgary's Riza Santos was the real winner." [Daily Mail]
· Following in the foot steps of fake Nair for Men ads comes the world's first Beardvertising network. It's what it sounds like. Ad agency Real Native Advertising posted a call to clients and bearded dudes on their website, offering up to $5 a day to bearded guys who are willing to clip a "beardboard" ad onto their facial hair and wear it around town. It's mostly a joke, unless of course it takes off, in which case they were serious about it the whole time. [TheGloss]
· Because few experiences can cause breakouts like long flights, TSA fights, and airplane bathrooms, This Work's new In Transit collection offers a slew of products made specifically for air travel. The line includes goodies like a natural antiseptic, SPF 30 moisturizer, a mask/moisturizer/primer combo, and cleansing pads. Though, in all honesty, nothing will ever replace those little heated wash clothes the the stewardesses give you. [Refinery29]
· Supermodel and animal activist Lily Cole has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the use of squalene in beauty products. The popular beauty ingredient is made from shark liver and usually requires killing the shark to get it. Selfridges has partnered with Cole to and plans to clear its shelves of all products containing the ingredients.[DailyMail]——Alyssa Carroll