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Welcome to Beauty Wire, where we round up the day's biggest beauty news.
Photo by Erin Yamagata via Refinery29
So this is disconcerting: Refinery29 reports that there are only ten cosmetic ingredients banned in the U.S., while there are 1,372 ingredients in Europe. Examples of ingredients banned overseas, but not here include things like asbestos and coal tar. [Refinery29]
· Alexa Chung gave up the secrets to her "low maintenance" beauty routine, which she said includes YSL lippies, Eyeko liners and obviously INOA haircare, which she recently became the face for. "My look is pretty low maintenance, I have a great team around me for hair and make-up and they have also taught me some great tricks over the years for when I'm doing my own."
· The beauty industry is buzzing that "genius" makeup artist Pat McGrath might launch her own cosmetics line. Vogue's beauty director explained "When a beauty trend is happening on the runway, 90% of the time Pat is behind it...what she does absolutely effects global beauty trends."
· Forget about bonding over nail polish and truth or dare, there's a new trend of best friends getting together to pose for 'boudoir' photos in their underwear or nude. Kind of makes us miss those half heart necklaces. [Today]
· Though mixing candy and tennis sounds like a recipe for nausea and cramps, Maria Sharapova has a sweets line she's talking about expanding into cosmetics and fashion. [VogueUK] —Alyssa Carroll