Beauty buzz: Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty launches $100 million mental health initiative, Jeffree Star releases an apology video


By Redzhanna Jazmin

Beauty buzz: Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty launches $100 million mental health initiative, Jeffree Star releases an apology video

This has been an eventful week, to say the least—from Taylor Swift’s surprise album to Jeffree Star’s last-ditch attempt at saving face, there’s a good spread of headlines to sift through.

Read on so we can catch you up on all things beauty!

This week in hair

Taylor Swift’s ‘Cardigan’ look was a DIY job

The singer released her eighth studio album Folklore on 23 July, and had fans reeling from a whole new surprise era of looks. In particular, the low-braided buns and curly fringe combo she sports in the video had fans rushing to replicate the look left, right and centre.

Luckily, it seems like this look is one that fans can recreate at home. She swiftly took to Instagram to explain that everything from her hair and makeup to her styling was a DIY approach—an effort to abide by the social distancing guidelines, which as good a reason as any.

This week in makeup

Euphoria scores an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Contemporary Makeup


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It’s well-deserved, too! You can find the complete list of nominations here, but the winner is only going to be announced on the 21 September 2020. That said, stans of the show are not going to be happy with a snub—the show started off a trend that has yet to die a year on, and served a plethora of strong looks that even we couldn’t resist giving a try. In fact, we’re not the only ones who couldn’t shake the trend either…

Phoebe Bridgers channels Zendaya’s Euphoria character in her latest Instagram post


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the label said I should post a teaser for the video that comes out wednesday july 29th at 9am ET consider yourself teased

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Okay, so maybe it wasn’t intentional, but the chunks of glitter dusting her cheeks are giving off major Rue vibes. The indie darling has kept herself busy the whole of quarantine doing literally anything she wants, from releasing her newest critically-acclaimed album Punisher to doing awkward karaoke to her own singles on Colbert. The best part? She hasn’t changed out of her pyjamas for any of it.

The snap was a little ‘teaser’ for her latest single ‘I Know The End’, which is out now. Give it a watch and a listen—you won’t regret it.

Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty pledges to raise USD$100 million over the next decade for mental health resources


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