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Welcome to Beauty Wire, where we round up the day's biggest beauty news.
Miley Cyrus' rattail. Image via Instagram.
The past couple weeks have made it clear that this is short hair's moment, but Miley Cyrus isn't letting anyone forget who really kicked things off. In a new E! interview, she tells Kelly Osbourne "[Being] on the cover of Maxim and having short hair, I feel like I'm speaking on behalf of girls everywhere, breaking this stereotype." However, the pixie phase might be growing itself out, since Beyoncé has moved on and even Miley admits she's "secretly tugging on it every night," and "loves a good weave." Is this rattail a warning of the end of super-short crops, or just a scary new trend about to break? [HuffingtonPost]
Keeping the momentum of his huge cosmetics launch, Marc Jacobs has a new ad out for his Honey Fragrance featuring a cute model basically Lars and the Real Girl-ing a bottle of the perfume around NYC. [Refinery29]
Meanwhile, Gwyneth Paltrow's Boss Fragrance ad is also here. Hold onto your quinoa—it's as thin and zen'd as you'd imagine. [HuffingtonPost]
Unilever is asking its online followers to "develop a more eco-friendly shower to lessen the carbon footprint of shower products," though they might want to take another look at the microbeads in their body washes first. [PremiumBeautyNews]
Back from the age of Lisa Frank, Jane Cosmetics is relaunching this month with an 100-piece line that's all under $20. You can see the whole collection on their site. [Bellasugar]
But in other makeup news, L'Oréal's 250-piece cyber "incubator brand" of cosmetics called EM, created with YouTube makeup maven Michelle Phan, is here with over 70 video tutorials. [WWD] —Alyssa Carroll