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Chanel Names an Heir to Perfume Throne

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With only three perfumers in the history of their company, Chanel has begun a dynasty by naming Oliver Polge as the fourth heir to their scented throne. Oliver is the son of their soon-to-be-retired perfumer Jacques Polge. the man behind Coco, Coco Mademoiselle, Allure, Chance, Chanel de Bleu, Chanel No.5 Eau Premiere and Les Exclusifs fragrances.

There's currently no date set on when Oliver will take over the brands' fragrance lines, but it may be a while considering his dad once explained to Inc Magazine that "sure, at one point you have to stop, but if they let me?let's just say I can easily imagine a perfumer working on the same fragrance his whole life, like the painter Pierre Bonnard, whom they caught at the museum trying to retouch his canvasses." [WWD]

· Because regular moisturizer is for commoners, Queen Bey is now touting Natura Bissé Diamond Dust Skin Perfection treatment, which "uses diamond dust, lavender, essential oils and properties of the ancient healing art of Magnetic Therapy." [DailyMail]

· But if diamonds aren't really your thing it looks like you have options, since the world's most expensive anti-aging cream is now on sale from Cult 51 in London. The bad news? Even if you get through the 5,000 person waiting list you're going to have to cough up about $186 for only 50ml. [DailyMail]

· Though there's plenty of models and actresses shaming our hotdog-binge holiday diets with their water and cayenne regimes, model Chrissy Teigen is against the the liquid trend saying she "did that once and was staring at a cracker, and then I finally ate it and felt terrible about it! That's no way to live." [HuffingtonPost]

· Since the worst part of traveling always seems to be the actual process of traveling, Rachel Roy and John Frieda have teamed up to create suitcase ready hair-care sets for straight and curly hair in Brit-inspired and Roy-designed pouches. [Refinery29]

· Following in the footsteps of barefaced Barbie, artist Nickolay Lamm has created a Barbie doll using the average measurement of a 19-year-old, explaining that "If we criticize skinny models, we should at least be open to the possibility that Barbie may negatively influence young girls as well." [Jezebel] —Alyssa Carroll