The "Instagram Brow" is Trending, and We Need To Make It Stop

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Michelle Villett
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This week's biggest beauty news.

Your Instagram Eyebrows Are Scaring Everyone

Instagram brows


Some days, I lose all hope for humanity. According to YouTuber Wayne Goss, there is an actual trend towards what he's calling "Instagram brows," whose main feature is a sort of facial Ombré effect, where they start off soft at the inner corners and become thicker and crazy-defined towards the tails. (I don't even know what's going on in the picture above, because the actual brows are bleached out. What the...?) "Imagine buying the most beautiful picture you've ever seen," says Wayne. "And then you put it in the darkest, thickest, ugliest frame you've ever seen." Let's spread his PSA far and wide. {The Cut}

Pippa Middleton Says Kim Kardashian's Butt Is a Way Bigger Deal Than Hers

Pippa Middleton vs. Kim Kardashian

Pippa Middleton thinks Kim Kardashian's butt is more deserving of fame.

Isn't it a bit weird (and undignified) for the Royal Sister to comment on her own backside—let along the likes of Kim Kardashian's? Alas, Pippa Middleton has spoken out about the "fleeting fame" of her rear end, and how it's just "not comparable" to Kim's. {People StyleWatch}

Hot New Holiday Trend: Ornaments for Your Goddamned Beard

Beard ornaments

Beard baubles are latest trend for the "lumbersexual".

Forget the tree! Beard baubles—a.k.a. Christmas ornaments in your beard—are the new way to celebrate the festive season. It's not a joke. There is an actual e-commerce website, and the darn things already sold out! {Jezebel}

13 Beauty Editors & The No. 1 Product They Can't Live Without

Kevyn Aucoin The Mascara Volume

Kevyn Aucoin's The Volume Mascara is a beauty editor favourite.

What are the products that U.S. beauty editors (who literally get everything) can't live without? For starters, Lucky's Jean Godfrey-June likes YSL Sheer Candy; Yahoo's Britt Aboutaleb likes Kevyn Aucoin The Volume Mascara; and Teen Vogue's Elaine Welteroth likes Biologique Recherche Lotion P50. TONS of great picks here! {Refinery29}

The 9 Biggest Beauty Trends of 2014

Irene Kim rainbow hair

Model Irene Kim's rainbow hair was one of the big beauty trends of 2014.

Rainbow hair! Korean beauty! Bobs! Butts! (Thanks, Kim Kardashian, on that last one.) These are just a few of the big beauty trends we saw in 2014. It was kind of an obnoxious year, wasn't it? I mean, I don't want to see any more butts OR nipples. And #IWokeUpLikeThis? Please... {Fashionista}

Inside the Strangely Profitable World of Discontinued Beauty

Discontinued beauty products

Would you pay hundreds of dollars for a discontinued beauty product?

Discontinued beauty products are BIG business. In fact, the going rate for some of the most popular items is in the hundreds of dollars. On the site Discontinued Beauty, Redken Extreme PPT Concentrates sells for $599 and Graham Webb Bodacious perfume is $300; on eBay, Maybelline Dream Match powder is $400, L'Oréal lipsticks are $399 and Burt's Bees shimmer lip gloss is $250. Wait—wut? {Racked}