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Kate Moss Helped Cara Delevingne's Psoriasis

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Welcome to Beauty Wire, a round up of the day's biggest beauty news.


Cara Delevingne. Image via FashionGoneRogue.

Cara Delevingne, the woman (and eyebrows) that have starred in the majority of this season's fashion and beauty campaigns, revealed that she's struggled with psoriasis for years. Surprisingly, it was Kate Moss who saved her during fashion week this year. Delevingne explained, "It only happened during Fashion Week!...Which is, of course, the worst time of the year for me to be covered in scabs. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, and I'm sensitive. Kate [Moss] saw me before the Louis Vuitton show at 3 am, when I was being painted by people to cover the scabs...She said, 'This is horrible! Why is this happening? I need to help you.' She got me a doctor that afternoon; Kate gives really good advice." Noted. [W]

Fresh off news of their first nail range, Ricky's is announcing new color collections inspired by the "daily life of a New Yorker." May we suggest "Street Meat Crème?" [WWD]

But be careful when you go to remove your polish, because some CVS stores are now requiring IDs to buy nail polish remover since "acetone is an ingredient used in the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine." [FoxNews]

In other vice news, there's a new skincare line called Sin Care focusing on the fallout of skin-wrecking habits like sugar, cigarettes and drinking. [Refinery29]

Following the hipster-related decline of razor sales, there's now a drop in the number of men buying deodorant and "seven percent of men between the ages of 17 and 24 saying they had stopped using it at least once a week." [TheGloss]

As if finding out asbestos in our makeup wasn't bad enough, The Huffington Post has rounded-up a list of how else your makeup is harming you, including the fact that "herbal," "organic" and "natural" on beauty packaging aren't regulated and have no actual meaning." [HuffingtonPost]
—Alyssa Carroll