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Beauty buzz: KKW and Kylie Cosmetics temporarily shut over COVID-19 concerns, Kat Von D donates tattoo shop inventory to local hospital

Beauty buzz: KKW and Kylie Cosmetics temporarily shut over COVID-19 concerns, Kat Von D donates tattoo shop inventory to local hospital

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Text: Redzhanna Jazmin


Also, Coty Inc. is the latest company to start making hand sanitiser, plus catch up on the latest nail trends

This week in COVID-19-related news...

KKW and Kylie Cosmetics pull the plug on shipping services

In addition to KKW beauty postponing the release of its Classic II eyeshadow palette and nude gloss, the makeup mogul sisters have decided to halt shipping for the time being amid concerns over COVID-19, announcing the news on their respective websites this week. They stated that although they will be taking orders, the orders won't be shipped out until further notice and any customers who placed orders after March 16 have the option to cancel their unshipped orders and receive a full refund. 

More brands using their resources to help produce hand sanitiser (pro bono!)

Coty Inc. (parent company to brands like Calvin Klein fragrances, Marc Jacobs Beauty, and Tiffany & Co fragrances) and bestselling hair brand Bumble and Bumble are the latest to join the fight against COVID-19 by repurposing their factories to produce hand sanitiser which will be distributed for free to hospitals and medical staff. 

Kat Von D's tattoo shop donates their inventory of medical supplies to LA County Hospital

The beauty mogul's tattoo shop High Voltage Tattoo has made a donation of '8,000 gloves and 500 medical grade aprons' to help make up for the equipment shortages in hospitals around Los Angeles, USA. She also encourages tattoo shops with 'existing inventory of medical supplies' to 'please consider donating as well.'

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley shows off her natural beauty in latest snap

The supermodel shared how she's adapted to the stay-at-home life in her new series on her Rose Inc blog, Distancing Diaries, posting this makeup-free snap to illustrate life in isolation. By all accounts, she's definitely doing this whole 'social distancing' thing better than the rest of us—even in her pyjamas! 

Pink gets drunk and gives herself a haircut

The (very tipsy) singer has always been known for her short sides and long top cut, but this time she's gone even shorter—sporting an all-over cropped pixie with a fade on both sides, the singer took to IG Live to share her buzzed handiwork. PSA: Do not try this at home, kids.

This week in nails...

The fruit nail trend takes Instagram by storm

These nails are the epitome of summery sweetness—a great way to brighten up your day in these bleak times. Recreate the look with little more than some fruity stickers and a top coat! More tips on how to create the prettiest of nail art from home here.

Jameela Jamil's minimalist rhinestone nail art is #goals

The Good Place actress sported some silvery, sparkly talons, courtesy of NYC-based nail artist Julie Kandalec and may we just say—our DIY senses are tingling. Swipe for the nails!

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