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Welcome to Beauty Wire, where we round up the day's biggest beauty news.
Saks Will Bring Back Beauty Editor Day via Zimbio
A chance to get beauty advice straight from the women who know it best, the second-annual Beauty Editor's Day is happening at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York this Thursday, August 1. The all-day beauty bonanza will feature 31 national beauty editors, including Teen Vogue's Elaine Welteroth and Glamour's Ying Chu. Each will be paired with a major beauty brand and offer 20-minute advice sessions to shoppers. In addition to the personalized beauty and style advice, shoppers will receive a mini service and free gift in exchange for a $30 donation. [WWD]
In a weight discrimination case brought by the cocktail waitress "babes" of New Jersey's Borgata Casino, an Atlantic City judge has ruled that the women can be "can legally be fired for gaining more than 7% of their starting body weight because they are complicit in their own objectification." The Gloss has some thoughts on that. [TheGloss]
MAC is mining the work of the late Puerto Rican fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez to create a line of "lip, eye, and face palettes, each inspired by his muses: Marisa Berenson, Pat Cleveland, and Jerry Hall." [Refinery29]
Clairol Professional is returning to it's '50s era product look and color palettes for the launch of a new 16-shade permanent hair color collection, due out in August. [WWD] —Alyssa Carroll