Beauty Companies Love to 'Empower' Women, Over and Over and Over Again

This week, Soledad O'Brien announced that her O'Brien Raymond Starfish Foundation would be teaming up with CoverGirl cosmetics to produce a series of documentaries as part of their "Girls Can" movement. For O'Brien, Girls Can is an way to help empower young women. For CoverGirl, it's the perfect way to convince young… » 2/28/14 11:00am 2/28/14 11:00am

Model Sues Agency for Not Telling Her She Became The Face Of Sally…

Bulgarian model Marina Asenova is suing her New York agency, MC2 (that would be the agency run by this guy), for allegedly pocketing the money from a job that came through after she'd left town. A rather big job, actually: face of Sally Hansen cosmetics. Asenova left New York to work in European markets in 2006, and… » 3/13/12 1:05pm 3/13/12 1:05pm

'Cruelty-Free' Cosmetics Companies Are Total Liars

Like most red-blooded Americans, I am morally opposed to the idea of a beagle wearing foundation or a mouse wearing mascara; it's unnatural. As such, I only purchase cosmetics that don't test on animals — "cruelty free" products, if you will. But now, a lawsuit alleges that some pretty major makeup companies that… » 3/02/12 11:00am 3/02/12 11:00am