Instagram To Block Content Promoting Weight-Loss Products, Cosmetic Procedures To Users Under 18Instagram, owned by Facebook, announced a new policy that will block, and sometimes remove, content promoting weight-loss or cosmetic procedures to younger teens.
San Francisco Cosmetics Business Grows Into Billion Dollar BrandLong before anyone knew what a "industry disrupter" or "influencer" was and years before Mark Zuckerberg was even born, two sisters came to San Francisco and started a beauty business that is still thriving today.
Shan Berries From 99.7 Now! Has A New Makeup Line: Shades By ShanShan Berries from The Fernando & Greg Show and 99.7 Now! radio shows BAF's Michelle Griego her new makeup line, 'Shades by Shan.'
Woman's Mugshot Goes Viral, Leads To Requests For Makeup AdviceA Texas teen's mugshot has unexpectedly launched her career giving makeup advice.
MAC Cosmetics Celebrating National Lipstick Day With Free GiveawayLipstick lovers can pick up a free tube from MAC Cosmetics on Sunday — and the best part is no purchase is necessary.
Silicon Valley Startup Creates Digital Mirror For Makeup MasteryA Bay Area startup's new smart mirror scans your face and lets you try on different looks virtually.
California's Transgender Inmates Could Soon Be Allowed Bras, CosmeticsThe proposed changes come after a lawsuit made California the first state to provide an inmate with taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery.
Study On Latina Teens Shows Effects Of Personal Care ProductsTeenage girls are among the heaviest users of personal care products. Now, a new study done in the Bay Area on a specific segment of the population finds many of those products have a disconcerting downside.
Lawsuit Accuses Beauty Giant Sephora Of Discrimination Against Asian-American WomenBeauty giant Sephora is accused of some pretty ugly behavior. A new lawsuit accuses the company of discriminating against Asian-American women.
Makeup Guru Michelle Phan Reveals Secrets Behind YouTube EmpireShe's the makeup guru of the YouTube generation known for creating faces like Taylor Swift, Angelina Jolie and even Barbie.
Lorde Teaming Up With MAC On Makeup CollectionThe limited-edition cosmetics collection from Lorde & MAC is due this summer...
New California Website Exposes Cosmetics With Harmful IngredientsIs your mascara hurting you? California just launched a new online database to help consumers determine if the cosmetics they're using contain harmful chemicals.
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Oakland Group Sues Cosmetic Makers Over 'Organic' LabelsAn environmental group is suing Kiss My Face and about two dozen other cosmetic companies on accusations that they falsely label products as organic.