Lady Gaga casts superfans in lip crayon campaign for Haus Laboratories

Lady Gaga has thanked her superfans for their unwavering support by hiring six of them to star in her new lip crayon campaign for Haus Laboratories.The Bad Romance hitmaker launched her debut beauty line back in September, and to celebrate the recent l…

Lady Gaga has thanked her superfans for their unwavering support by hiring six of them to star in her new lip crayon campaign for Haus Laboratories.

The Bad Romance hitmaker launched her debut beauty line back in September, and to celebrate the recent launch of her Le Monster Matte Lip Crayon, the 33-year-old selected six diehard fans to model the latest addition to her cosmetics collection.

Kareem Rogers, Miah Crans, Catie Gudino, and Brendan Jordan were among those picked after they commented on an Instagram post from Haus Laboratories, and explained how Gaga had changed their life.

“No matter what I do in my career, in the heart of it will always be my fans and their stories,” the Shallow hitmaker told U.S. Elle magazine. “In many ways, this line is because of them and what they have shown me of the world.”

Kareem wants his appearance in the campaign to remind him to “never give up”, and thanked the Grammy-winning singer for allowing him to be “fearless and spread kindness.”

Aspiring musician Miah claimed Gaga had helped her to “live my truth as a proud black trans woman” after transphobic high school students voted her Prom King.

“My profile tells me that I have a life expectancy of 30 years, so Lady Gaga’s music has really inspired me to just live unapologetically and be who I am fearlessly,” she shared.

Elsewhere, social media influencer Brendan credited the A Star Is Born actress with giving him the courage to “pull out that queen energy” and push back against societal gender norms.

“I really felt like she was just the one that understood me and spoke to me,” he added.

The Le Monster Matte Lip Crayon, $18 (£14), is available in 12 shades and can be purchased on Amazon.

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Bella Hadid donates 600 trees to offset environmental impact of flying

Bella Hadid is trying to make up for her jetsetting lifestyle by donating 600 trees.As one of the world’s most in-demand models, the 23-year-old frequently flies across the world on aeroplanes and, on occasion, a private jet. But in a bid to offset he…

Bella Hadid is trying to make up for her jetsetting lifestyle by donating 600 trees.

As one of the world’s most in-demand models, the 23-year-old frequently flies across the world on aeroplanes and, on occasion, a private jet.

But in a bid to offset her carbon footprint, Bella has taken to Instagram to share how she’s now donating trees to California and the Amazon.

“Donating 600 trees to be planted, 20 for each flight I took these past three months and probably will continue for the rest of the year,” she wrote. “It makes me sad how much my job effects (sic) my carbon footprint and of how brutally climate change is obviously effecting (sic) the world. Mother Nature needs some love.

“I’ll be starting with my home in California (129 million trees need to be restored re: wildfires, 1.3 million acres burned) and of course the Amazon for the most recent wildfires, but please reach out and let me know which locations need to be shown some love as well, all regions welcome – Africa, Asia, North America, and Latin America.”

Bella went on to explain that she’s “excited” about the project and to learn more about how she can protect the environment.

“This is so exciting and interesting to me, that even though I’m not physically there, trees are being brought to life in the most incredible places that are in demand of them! It’s the air we breathe, the water we drink, the biodiversity and animal life we need,” the model noted. “I know it’s not much, but when I fly, I look out the window and see so many beautiful, extensive forests, so much land, and trees but also so much that needs lots of help… think about the animals too.”

To conclude, Bella added that she’s also been “inspired” to “plant my own tree outside” when she gets home and uploaded the link to the website she used to donate to multiple regions at the same time.

Her charitable move comes after Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex found themselves at the centre of controversy when they used a private jet to fly earlier this year – despite being avid environmentalists.

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Blake Lively: ‘I look unrealistically awesome on the red carpet’

Blake Lively looks “unrealistically awesome” when she attends red carpet events because she’s usually wearing pyjamas and onesies.The Gossip Girl star revealed she was pregnant with her third child when she joined her husband Ryan Reynolds at the premi…

Blake Lively looks “unrealistically awesome” when she attends red carpet events because she’s usually wearing pyjamas and onesies.

The Gossip Girl star revealed she was pregnant with her third child when she joined her husband Ryan Reynolds at the premiere of Pokemon Detective Pikachu in May, and it was reported earlier in October she had given birth over the summer.

The Canadian actor confirmed the news on Wednesday by sharing a picture of himself, Blake and their baby daughter, with her face obscured, on Twitter, while the actress launched a baby registry with Amazon.

Speaking to People about the registry, the 32-year-old joked that her appearance on the red carpet is the complete opposite of the comfortable maternity style she can be seen wearing in the comfort of her own home.

“(My style is) comfortable, comfortable, comfortable in real life and unrealistically awesome when I have to do press. But that’s only a couple days a year, if that. I really raise the bar for myself, then it’s back to pyjamas, onesies, and disappointment,” Blake laughed.

She then jokingly described her postpartum style as “Lord Varys”, referring to Conleth Hill’s character in Game of Thrones, who is regularly seen wearing dark cloaks.

For her baby registry, Blake has created a list of “must-have” product recommendations, which include the Playtex Diaper Genie, Baby Jogger’s double City Mini stroller, and diapers from Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company.

“Before I had my own kids, I asked all the parents I trusted most for a list of their go-to items. My registry is made of all those products plus ones that I’ve discovered myself over the years,” she explained. “It’s also a great way to share my must-have list with my friends, as they did with me when I needed it.”

Blake and Ryan are also parents to daughters James, four, and Inez, three.

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Lady Gaga ‘not interested’ in making money from Haus Laboratories

Lady Gaga is “not interested” in making money from her first-ever make-up collection, Haus Laboratories.The Grammy Award-winning singer is gearing up to launch her beauty line on Amazon in September. While the Born This Way hitmaker got an investor for…

Lady Gaga is “not interested” in making money from her first-ever make-up collection, Haus Laboratories.

The Grammy Award-winning singer is gearing up to launch her beauty line on Amazon in September. While the Born This Way hitmaker got an investor for the company, Gaga has now insisted she isn’t bothered about the financial side of her business.

“I’m not interested in just building out a giant brand and making a bunch of money and selling it; this is my baby,” the 33-year-old told WWD. “I joke about it with my CEO, Ben Jones, all the time. I’m like, ‘You’re going to be prying this company from my cold dead fingers if you ever want to sell it.'”

Gaga hinted at the possibility of a full make-up collection being released in the near future, but for now, she’s more concerned with ensuring her brand is fully inclusive and represents real beauty.

“I see something happening in the world where I think a lot of people feel a pressure to look a certain type of way,” the A Star Is Born actress explained. “Either to look like someone else or to be so precise with their make-up and look so airbrushed and (perfect on) social media to fit in and to be considered beautiful, and I really want to take that idea, and I want to smash it.”

Haus Laboratories will debut the first three products – RIP Lip Liner, Le Riot Lip Gloss and Glam Attack all-over shimmer powder – on Amazon for fans to pre-order on 15 July.

To start, the items come in a collection format – priced at $49 (£39) for lip gloss, lip liner and shimmer powder – with six different themes.

There is the Haus of Chained Ballerina collection, which Gaga said was inspired by dancers, the Haus of Goddess, Haus of Rockstar, Haus of Dynasty, Haus of Metalhead, and Haus of Rose B**ch.

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Revlon launches lipstick collection inspired by The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Revlon has unveiled a lipstick collection inspired by the hit TV show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.The Amazon Prime Video series stars Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a housewife living in New York City in 1958 who discovers she has a knack for…

Revlon has unveiled a lipstick collection inspired by the hit TV show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

The Amazon Prime Video series stars Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a housewife living in New York City in 1958 who discovers she has a knack for stand-up comedy.

Both Midge and her mother Rose Weissman, as played by Marin Hinkle, are meticulous about their beauty routines, which include coiffed hair and a seemingly endless array of lip colours complementing their tailored ensembles, and now Revlon bosses have launched a limited-edition lipstick collection to celebrate the programme.

“Midge’s own bold choices are a hallmark of the show and reflect her trailblazing spirit as she finds her own path to independence in the late 1950s and early 1960s,” a spokesperson for the beauty giant commented. “Revlon’s iconic Fire & Ice campaign debuted around the same time, marking the first time women were encouraged to wear make-up for themselves as a mode of self-expression.”

The Marvelous Super Lustrous Collection is comprised of two sets of high-impact, super moisturising Super Lustrous Lipstick. Take The Stage Reds features three bold shades – Fire & Ice, Certainly Red, and Cherries in the Snow, the latter of which Midge recommended to a shopper while browsing the Revlon counter in episode five of season one.

While the Stand-Up Nudes range includes three flattering nude hues – Pink Truffle, Blushing Mauve, and Rum Raisin.

“Revlon’s The Marvelous Super Lustrous Collection captures Midge Maisel’s courage and confidence, and embodies the spirit of today’s Revlon Live Boldly campaign,” they added.

Lipsticks in The Marvelous Super Lustrous Collection are priced at $19.99 (£16) and are available to buy exclusively from Amazon.com while supplies last.

The third season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is slated for release later this year.

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Lady Gaga finally unveils Haus Laboratories cosmetics collection

Lady Gaga has officially unveiled plans to launch her own beauty brand in an exclusive partnership with bosses at online retail giant Amazon. The Born This Way hitmaker was first rumoured to be entering the cosmetics industry last year, and on Tuesday…

Lady Gaga has officially unveiled plans to launch her own beauty brand in an exclusive partnership with bosses at online retail giant Amazon.

The Born This Way hitmaker was first rumoured to be entering the cosmetics industry last year, and on Tuesday, she debuted her first promo video for Haus Laboratories on social media.

In the campaign footage, called Our Haus. Your Rules, Gaga declared: “The last thing the world needs is another beauty brand. But that’s too bad. They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but at Haus Laboratories, we say beauty is how you see yourself.”

Explaining her decision to partner with Amazon, she told Business of Fashion in a statement: “There are companies that see me, what I stand for and the way that I view the world, and if it’s not perfectly in line with what they do and they’re worried about alienating consumers… They’ll be like, ‘Can you just change half of the equation?’ (which for me is the entire equation) so that we can, ‘Do a deal.’

“The answer is no. No deal. No message of self-acceptance, no deal. This (deal with Amazon) was so wonderful because this was like, ‘Let’s make a deal, let’s make a deal to change the world with their beauty.'”

The products set to hit the market in September include make-up kits that combine lip gloss, lip liner, and all-over colour, with the first collection made available in six shade groups.

“Colour is completely transformative – it’s powerful, it’s beautiful, and it’s how I found my voice with make-up,” the 33-year-old shared. “I discovered myself, but also other people discovered me, for me, through the way that I was expressing myself.”

Fans will be able to pre-order the Haus Laboratories range from 15 July, with kits featuring a trio of products priced at $49 (£39).

The superstar’s announcement comes just days after untouched images from the campaign were leaked online.

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Christoph Waltz to star in Woody Allen’s next movie

Christoph Waltz and Gina Gershon have been lined up to star in Woody Allen’s next romantic comedy. The Annie Hall director’s last movie, A Rainy Day in New York, was shelved after allegations of sexual abuse resurfaced at the height of the #MeToo move…

Christoph Waltz and Gina Gershon have been lined up to star in Woody Allen’s next romantic comedy.

The Annie Hall director’s last movie, A Rainy Day in New York, was shelved after allegations of sexual abuse resurfaced at the height of the #MeToo movement, accusations he has denied, and a number of actors subsequently expressed their regret about working with him.

However, Allen has managed to employ a largely European cast for his next project, which has a working title of Wasp 2019, including the Inglourious Basterds star, Showgirls actress Gershon, Clueless’ Wallace Shawn, French actor Louis Garrel, and Spanish stars Sergi Lopez and Elena Anaya.

The film has been described as a “comedy-romance” about a married American couple who go to the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain, with the wife having an affair with a French movie director, while the husband falls in love with a beautiful Spanish woman.

Executives at Spanish production studio Mediapro, who previously worked with Allen on Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Midnight in Paris, announced via a press release that the shoot is scheduled to begin in the European country on 10 July.

“At Mediapro we’ve been working with Woody Allen for 14 years. His films, like every project the group produces, have a unique personality. This latest movie has all the ingredients to be right up there along with what we’ve become accustomed to from a director of Woody Allen’s talent: an intelligent script and a first-rate international cast. In addition, we’re delighted to be able to shoot the movie in a city such as San Sebastian, which has such strong ties to cinema,” said Mediapro founder Jaume Roures.

A Rainy Day in New York, which stars Selena Gomez and Timothee Chalamet, was left in limbo after Amazon Studios bosses halted its release over the controversy surrounding the filmmaker. They have since terminated their deal with Allen and dropped the movie, which has been picked up by multiple European distributors and is set to be released later this year.

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Zac Efron and Adriana Lima curate fitness must-haves list for Amazon

Zac Efron and Adriana Lima’s exercise expertise has been called on by Amazon Sports.The actor and model are working with executives at the Internet giant to curate a list of their top fitness essentials ranging from apparel, supplements, equipment, and…

Zac Efron and Adriana Lima’s exercise expertise has been called on by Amazon Sports.

The actor and model are working with executives at the Internet giant to curate a list of their top fitness essentials ranging from apparel, supplements, equipment, and gear.

Zac’s top picks include cast iron kettlebells by AmazonBasics, Vega Sport Premium Protein powder, and Reebok Men’s CL NYLON Classic Sneakers.

Former Victoria’s Secret Angel Adriana, who hung up her wings in 2018, opted for a NutriBullet Balance blender, Everlast Pro Style Training Gloves and BodyBoss’ portable Home Gym 2.0.

Talking to editors at People.com about his workout regime, buff film star Zac revealed he treats training for movies “like it’s an Olympic event”.

“It’s definitely fun because you get to put everything on the line in terms of your work ethic and seeing how far you can push it,” he continued. “It’s a finite period of time, but I would not consider that a healthy or normal way to live everyday life.”

The 31-year-old really put the gym time in for his role as lifeguard Matt Brody in the big screen version of Baywatch in 2017, where he starred opposite muscle man Dwayne Johnson.

He also got extra ripped for 2016’s Dirty Grandpa, but noted that his mood suffers when he has to follow a strict diet.

“My mood was terrible,” the 31-year-old said. “In retrospect, I can look back now and say that. People weren’t telling me I was mean or anything, but I could feel that lack of carbohydrate.”

And while fitness is a big part of his everyday life, even when he doesn’t have a role to prepare for, Zac is much more chilled with no added Hollywood pressure.

“It’s so much better to be off and being free. I love being able to wake up and do whatever I want to do. I’m not indebted to training or I’m not eating a certain thing,” he shared.

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Heidi Klum teases ‘cute’ Halloween costume

Heidi Klum has spilled details about her 2018 Halloween costume, teasing it’s going to be “very, very cute”.The German model’s annual Halloween bash has become legendary in the showbiz world, and she always pushes the boat out when it comes to he…

Heidi Klum has spilled details about her 2018 Halloween costume, teasing it’s going to be “very, very cute”.

The German model’s annual Halloween bash has become legendary in the showbiz world, and she always pushes the boat out when it comes to her outfit.

Her previous costumes have included a werewolf, a butterfly and a jaw-dropping Jessica Rabbit transformation, but for her upcoming spook fest, Heidi is ditching frightening in favour of flattering.

“This time it’s going to be very cute,” she dished to People. “It’s not gonna be scary; it’s going to be very, very cute.”

With only two weeks to go until her party, now in its 19th year, Heidi has been busy putting the finishing touches to her disguise, and says only her children Leni, Henry, Johan and Lou, and boyfriend Tom Kaulitz will see what she’s wearing before the big reveal.

However, fans do know she’s had a mask made for the event after she shared a snap online.

“In the beginning stages (of the parties), I didn’t know about these (prosthetics) professionals yet and I did my own hair and make-up, and I had some people who would help me put the clothes together,” she laughed.

“When you do prosthetics and all of this stuff, I’m always having my fingers and toes crossed that it actually does work out on the day because there was no dress rehearsal. Because we can’t actually glue all these things down and see if it actually really works. So it’s always a bit nerve-wracking for me, too, that it actually does work out in the end. Usually it does, but you just never know until the day comes.”

To also help get her in the mood, the 45-year-old has partnered with Amazon to create her very own online costume store.

“Halloween is my favourite time of year so I’ve partnered with #Amazon to create a costume shop so you can love Halloween just as much as I do!” she exclaimed on social media.

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