GLAM SCOOP: Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin for MAC Viva Glam, Diane Kruger for L’Oreal Paris Ad, Sephora iPad App & More

Hey there Glamazons!

Happy Monday! Welcome back to your regularly scheduled work week. (Sighs) I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend, it was definitely a scorcher out there! I relaxed and spent some much needed time with my family :) and am refreshed and rejuvenated for a great week.

So much has happened over the weekend from deaths with the tragic loss of Amy Winehouse (RIP) to births with Lauryn Hill’s sixth child to weddings with a record number of gay couples jumping the broom in NYC. Here’s some of the fashion and beauty happenings that took place as well. Let’s get to it!

Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin Named The Latest Spokespeople for MAC Viva Glam

MAC is all about inclusion and they stayed true to that fact with the addition of Ricky Martin and Nicki Minaj to their roster as reported by Teen Vogue. The Latin crooner and Young Money rapstress are shooting ads today with famed photographer David La Chapelle so you know they’ll be amazing. Look out for the spreads February 2012. We can’t wait!

Diane Kruger L’Oreal Paris Sneak Peek

The very sexy Diane Kruger has been the spokeswoman for L’Oreal since 2009. The above snippet is a behind the scenes look of the ad that she shot in Paris back in April. The sneek peek has me feeling like a voyeur, especially with the background music in the beginning lol.

Kruger rocks some very tres chic looks in the ad. My fave is the first look with her in the black dress, I love her body language and position, and her makeup is to die for! She kind of reminds me of Marilyn Monroe with the dolled up look. The other looks are a lot more simple and serene, she rocks a smokey eye and she looks naturally glamazing. I can’t wait until the ad is released so I can see the finished product!

What do you think of Diane Kruger’s looks in the L’Oreal ad?

Sephora Launches iPad App

Calling all Sephora and iPad lover Glamazons! This is a double dosage of great news for you! Sephora finally has and app, and best of all its one of the free ones. (I love free apps!) At the touch of your fingertip you can now view all of the social outlets connected to Sephora like Twitter and Facebook, check out videos and the beauty report.

Plus, the iPad 2 users can scan barcodes in Sephora to look up reviews and ratings on the spot. You also can try out the Virtual Mirror function that shows you how to videos while the camera is pointing at you. Fun! Now you can get glam while using your iPad too.

What do you think of the cool new app Sephora has brought to the iPad world?

Mercedes-Benz to Launch Fragrance Line

One of the most powerful vehicle brands in the world is taking a leap into the beauty pool, since they have already mastered sponsoring Fashion Week. Mercedes-Benz announced that they will be launching a fragrance line in partnership with INCC Group.

The president and CEO of INCC, Rémy Deslandes, stated, “”I am thrilled and excited by this given responsibility and it is with passion that I will meet our business partners at the TFWA in Cannes this September to witness together the birth of a perfume star.” I can imagine that the line will be sleek and sexy much like the car.

Mercedes-Benz is definitely following in Ferrari and Hummer’s footsteps. It will be the third car brand to release a fragrance and is due out in 2012.

Charlotte Ronson to Launch Beauty Collection

Charlotte Ronson is a glamazing designer who I know from her I [Heart] Ronson JC Penney Collection. The line has really cute trendy clothing that I can always find at a great price. Anyway, Ronson is launching her first “lifestyle beauty collection” named Charlotte Ronson Beauty this September in all U.S. Sephora stores.

The line will include hair, body, and face products and prices will be at a reasonable range from $14 to $28. (Her prices have always been middle class friendly) She told WWD, “The collection was created with my friends and family in mind, and each product is named after their unique style and beauty.” I can’t wait to see the collection, if its anything like her clothing I know it will be great.

What do you think about Charlotte Ronson launching a beauty collection? Are you excited?

That’s all the scoop for today.

Until Tomorrow,

Toodles Luvs,

Glamazon Krystal

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