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Welcome to Beauty Wire, where we round up the day's biggest beauty news.
Giselle for Vogue Italia
Vogue Italia is teasing their June Health & Beauty supplement with a video of Giselle Bundchen posing through a series of luxe treatments—from butt cupping and hair masques to a faux-blood vampire facial. The translated text on Vogue's website is predictably nonsensical, but the disturbing, bloody images of Giselle should go a long way to help sell it. [Vogue Italia]
· A little late to the party, Lovehoney is releasing a 50 Shades of Grey collection of intimate products including bath and massage oils inspired by passages in the book. The line is infused with "Grey's signature scent:" bergamot, sandalwood, and musk. [MetroUK]
· Speaking of leather, after about seven years of holding a contract with Procter & Gamble's Prestige division and what feels like a million fragrance launches, Gucci is rumored to finally be releasing their first makeup line. Don't get excited yet though, because it isn't expected until 2014. [NYT]
· Because everyone knows life is tough when you're gorgeous, BeautifulPeople.com is making things a little easier by offering attractive people the chance to interact with recruiters on a new hiring platform. Kind of like an extreme episode of "Next," the service will "give individuals and companies access to its 750,000 member base of 'attractive' people. Only those members who are voted beautiful by others on the site are allowed to stick around."[Jezebel]
· The Soil Association is calling out beauty brands like Nivea and Organix for allegedly hawking "organic" beauty products that include some seriously nasty chemicals. According to a rep from the study, "people are putting chemicals found in antifreeze, paint, oven cleaner, and floor cleaner on their skin, when they thought they were buying a product made from only natural or organic ingredients." [DailyMail] – —Alyssa Carroll