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Welcome to Beauty Wire, where we round up the day's biggest beauty news.
Image via The Cut.
The Cut has broken down the process of achieving model-of-the-moment Cara Delevingne's bushy brows via a series of .gifs. Standing between you and those woolly caterpillars is just a few moments of time and a couple products. The super-simple beauty move requires face hair, a clean mascara wand to brush those hairs northward, powder and a bit of gel. [The Cut]
We've always heard breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but now a study has found that people who forwent their morning meal "ate an average of 400 calories less per day, enough to lose about a pound a week." [Refinery29]
If you thought Naked Juice was better for you than soda well, you were probably wrong. The company is being sued for allegedly containing ingredients that aren't "'All Natural' and contain GMOs (or Genetically Modified Organisms)." [ABCNews]
A new study in London found that women waste almost $8,000 in a lifetime buying the wrong shades of makeup. [Tribune]
Despite the zillions of creams promising to "cure" stretch marks (we're looking at you cocoa butter), doctors have conducted the first study that "has attempted to zero in on a genetic basis for stretch marks" though progress is sadly still a long way off. [Allure]
New brand MAKE cosmetics actually helps others by donating 33.3 percent of sales to the We See Beauty non-profit, which helps women-led businesses. [NYMag]—Alyssa Carroll