Lady Gaga is the New Face of Shiseido, and More Beauty News

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Michelle Villett
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The biggest beauty stories this week.

Lady Gaga's Selfies Just Got Their Own Beauty Campaign

Lady Gaga, Academy Awards 2014

Lady Gaga at the 2014 Academy Awards.

Lady Gaga has a new gig as the face of makeup brand Shiseido's 2015 ad campaign—which is an unusual choice in itself, but there's more. She's also been commissioned to take a series of 50 selfies, which will appear in Japanese newspapers. {Refinery 29}

Claudia Schiffer Debuts New Hair Care Line at Walmart

Claudia Schiffer, Guess 30th anniversary party, 2012

Claudia Schiffer at Guess' 30th anniversary party in 2012.

Nineties supermodel Claudia Schiffer has teamed up with German brand Schwarzkopf to introduce Claudia Schiffer for Schwarzopf, a line of affordably-priced hair care products. (Love her hair, so this makes sense to me!) They'll be available exclusively at Walmart in the U.S. starting this month. {E! Online}

IMG is Getting Serious About Scouting Models on Instagram

IMG Instagram scouting

IMG is scouting models like @elliewatkinson7 on Instagram.

Could Instagram be the way new models get discovered? IMG has created an account called "We Love Your Genes" (@weloveyourgenes), and aspiring models who tag a photo with #WLYG will get their picture seen by the agency's scouting team. {Fashionista}

The Best-Selling Red Lipsticks of 2014

Best-selling red lipsticks of 2014

Tom Ford, MAC and Chanel were among 2014's most popular red lipsticks.

Which red lipsticks were the most popular in 2014? According to a scientific algorithm, Tom Ford's Cherry Lush tops the list, followed by MAC Ruby Woo, Chanel Pirate, Lipstick Queen Medieval and NARS Heat Wave. {ELLE}

These are the Best-Selling Nail Polish Colors of 2014

Best-selling nail polish of 2014

Tom Ford, Christian Louboutin and Marc Jacobs were among 2014's most popular nail polishes.

Also from a scientific algorithm is this ranking of 2014's most popular nail polish shades. Tom Ford wins again with Black Cherry, followed by Christian Louboutin Rouge Louboutin, Marc Jacobs Blue Velvet, 3.1 Phillip Lim Dark Room and Essie Fall In Line. {ELLE}

John Mayer Looks Like a Waxwork After Some Heavy Airbrushing in Creepy-Looking Selfie with Pal

John Mayer wax selfie

John Mayer and a friend—or two wax figures?

John Mayer, step away from the Instagram filters. {Daily Mail}