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MAC to Launch Marge Simpson Makeup Line

MARGE SIMPSON LINE: MAC COSMETICS

MARGE SIMPSON LINE: MAC COSMETICS

I couldn’t help but share this with you all. It seems silly to me, unless maybe you’re a DIEHARD Marge Simpson and makeup fan. Which, I guess, you could be. Regardless, it made me laugh.

via Entertainment Weekly:

So, yeah: This summer, fictional housewife Marge Simpson joins a long line of boldfaced names—including, most recently, LordeKelly Osbourne, and, er, Maleficent—who have inspired MAC cosmetics makeup collections. The 10-piece line includes lip glosses, false eyelashes, nail stickers, brightly colored eyeshadows (yes, there’s a bright blue) and blushes, though, curiously, none come in shades of yellow. (How can you really get the Marge Simpson look without aping her signature skin tone?)

Here’s what “Marge” “has to say” about the products, according to a press release certainly not written by a Simpsons scribe: “They’re all so great, but I must say that Lisa’s Spikes really works well with my skin tone and of course, Beehive Blue complements my hair perfectly.”

The line is set to hit the web Aug.

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Perfume Pills Will Make Sweat Smell Pleasant

swallowable-parfum-lucy-mcrae_1The future of perfume will be taking a pill that turns your sweat into golden droplets emanating the pleasant smell of your choice. Body odor will no longer be a bad thing. For instance, you’ll find yourself saying, “Did someone just take a fresh batch of chocolate chip cookies out of the oven? Oh, it must just be Michael’s armpits.” Via GreenMuze:

No more spritzing, spraying or dabbing, now you can start you day with confidence knowing that all you need to do is swallow a simple digestible perfume capsule to smell great all day. The Swallowable Perfume, created by renowned Australian artist Lucy McRae, in conjunction with Harvard University biologist Sheref Mansy.

“Once absorbed, the capsule enables the skin to become a platform, an atomizer, a biologically enhanced second skin synthesized directly from the natural processes of the body,” explains the artist’s website. “Fragrance molecules are excreted through the skin’s surface during perspiration, leaving tiny golden droplets on the skin that emanate a unique odor.”

The strength of the scent is determined by varying factors including an individual’s ability to acclimatization to temperatures, reactions to stress, exercise, and sexual arousal.

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