Nail polish brand’s cap lets you try before you buy

It can be difficult to resist the urge to test out a beauty a product before you buy it, but this nail polish brand actually wants shoppers to try on a shade prior to making a purchase.

According to PopSugar, LBK Nail Polish has just released 48 shades of lacquer that come in a bottle designed to have shoppers try on the polish without ever having to open the bottle. Thanks to a special cap, PopSugar says the brand’s new polish comes “topped with a special swatched cap that looks like a painted nail” that allows shoppers to “slide your finger underneath to see what the color would look like once applied.”

But the bonuses of LBK’s polish don’t end there: PopSugar says the shades are also vegan-friendly and “seven-free,” meaning that each lacquer is “made without the toxic (but all too common) ingredients of parabens, phthalates (dibutyl phthalate), camphor, formaldehyde, toluene, xylene, and resin.”

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Walmart launches unicorn beauty collection

If you love the unicorn trend but don’t want to pay outrageous prices for a unicorn frappuccino, bath bomb, hair dye or bakery cake, Walmart has the perfect solution for you.

According to PopSugar, the superstore has quietly launched an exclusive eight-piece unicorn-themed beauty line by Hallu, a “small beauty brand that launched earlier this year.”

The whimsical collection features “rainbow-colored sugar scrub cubes, a unicorn horn bath bomb that rivals the one Lush used to sell, and an intriguing foam body lotion, among other adorably packaged items,” PopSugar reports, not to mention that they all carry enticing scents of mango, peach and jasmine.

As if the trendy colors and juicy scents weren’t enough, PopSugar says each piece in the collection only costs $4 or $5, making this unicorn line just as good for our skin as it is for our wallets.

 

Fallon to Fey: ‘I hope my kids grow up to be like you’

Jimmy Fallon recently used part of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to pay some high compliments to friend and former Saturday Night Live co-star Tina Fey, and it resulted in a pretty touching moment.

According to HuffPost, to commemorate the opening of Fey’s “Mean Girls” musical, Fallon had guests to show “to stand in front of a poster for the play and describe how the “30 Rock” creator inspired them” while Fey stood hidden in a back room listening and then surprising them with hugs and tears.

But, as HuffPost reportsthis wasn’t the only tear-jerking moment of the episode; Fallon said there was one more person who wanted to deliver a “heartfelt message” to Fey — him.

While his comments were not without jokes — namely, jokes about their ages — HuffPost said Fallon offered that Fey “changed [him] for the better” and serves as an example for all, including his own children.

“I met you when I was 23, I believe you were 45. And I was lucky enough to work with you and grow with you and learn from you. A lot of people in this world have dreams or goals or ideas, but not everybody goes out and fights to make them happen but you’re someone who did. You didn’t get served this, you didn’t get given this as a gift. I know firsthand, you worked so hard and found a voice and found your way, and you made your own dreams come true, and most importantly even now you’re making other people feel like they can do the same thing and change the world.

Today, I’m 27 years old and I have two daughters, and my hope for them is that they grow up to be leaders like you and that they’ll be as fearless and confident in their strengths as you are.”

Ending his remarks with a simple “I love you,” Fallon proved what we already know — Tina Fey is one for the ages.

Fenty to release lingerie line

We all know that Fenty anything is fire, be it the makeup or the Puma collection. But now, a new Fenty line is set to make it’s way into our closets — and hearts.

According to PopSugar, a new teaser video released on Instagram reveals that the Rihanna brainchild is set to unveil a lingerie line called “Savage.” While the video shows only an obscured peek of what’s to come, PopSugar says we can all be sure that “the look will be sultry and statement making.”

Rihanna herself shared the quick video to her Instagram, says People, captioning the post, “we bout to light this up sis!!🔥 … introducing @SAVAGEXFENTY lingerie coming soon. sign up now at SAVAGEX.com !!”

While People reports that “details about when the collection will launch, where it will be sold and what the price point is have yet to be revealed,” fans can sign up for notifications on the line at savagex.com and follow along on the line’s new Instagram account.

Southwest pilot was one of Navy’s first female fighter pilots

When a Southwest Airlines plan en route from New York to Dallas had to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia, one person was killed and 149 passengers were saved after an engine exploded while flying at 32,000 feet. But thanks to a skilled and history-making pilot, the damage could have been much worse.

That’s because the pilot — Tammy Jo Shults — may have used her experience as a U.S. Navy fighter pilot to help mitigate the damage, according to HuffPost. With her first flying experiences in the Navy “touching down F-18 fighter jets at 150 miles per hour on aircraft carriers,” HuffPost reports that Shults was “one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy.”

But had it not been for her own determination, Shults may not have been the pilot on that flight — or at all. HuffPost says that when Shults was in high school, she tried to attend an aviation career day, but was told they did not accept girls. Determined to fly, she went on to study medicine and applied to the Air Force, who HuffPost reports did not let her test to become a pilot — but the U.S. Navy did.

After becoming a pilot, Shults eventually went on to be an instructor before she left the Navy in 1993 and joined Southwest, says HuffPost, leading up to her fateful day piloting the flight-gone-wrong from New York to Texas.

Many of the passengers on Southwest flight 1380 took to social media to thank Shults, says HuffPost, calling her “amazing” for being able to land the passengers safely.

 

Beyoncé unveils Coachella pop-up shop

If you can’t stop thinking about Beyoncé’s epic — and history-making — performance at Coachella, you can now own a piece of the show, thanks to a new pop-up shop.

According to Harper’s Bazaar, “Beychella” merchandise is now up for sale in an online pop-up shop, featuring a pieces inspired by her performance that show off “the same lettering and panther logos that adorned her Coachella wardrobe.”

One tee — the Nefertiti T-shirt — shows just one of Beyoncé’s stunning Balmain looks from the show, says Harper’s Bazaar, while other sweatshirts and T-shirts display what looks like it was “inspired by US university fraternity logos, which typically employ Greek lettering.”

Pieces start around $35, and will be available until mid-May, according to Harper’s Bazaar.

 

 

Senate approves resolution allowing Duckworth to bring newborn on floor

After becoming the first senator to give birth while in office, Tammy Duckworth faces what millions of women around the world face: how to balance caring for their family while also thriving in their career. But a new Senate resolution just made it a whole lot easier for this new mom and democratic senator from Illinois.

According to The Hill, the Senate has approved a resolution to allow Sen. Duckworth to bring her baby on the floor, opening the door for any senator to “bring a child younger than one year of age onto the floor during votes.”

Because senators have to be physically present in the Senate chamber in order to vote, The Hill said Duckworth filed the resolution shortly after giving birth to her baby girl, and senators Amy Klombuchar (D-Minn.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) quickly moved it out of committee. The resolution was eventually passed with unanimous consent.

“We are proud to have Senator Tammy Duckworth — working mom to a newborn —among our ranks and I’m glad the Rules Committee was able to swiftly make this historic rule change for her and future senators,” Klobuchar said in a statement, according to The Hill, with Blunt adding that “being a parent is a difficult job, and the Senate rules shouldn’t make it any harder.”

For Duckworth, the move may have larger implications beyond the Senate floor.

“The Senate is leading by example and sending the important message that working parents everywhere deserve family-friendly workplace policies,” she said in a statement. “These policies aren’t just a women’s issue, they are a common-sense economic issue.”

While changes like these to workplaces around the U.S. may not be on the horizon just yet, this resolution may just open the door for changes that provide family-friendly workplaces for all.

Lush unveils Mother’s Day collection

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and while mom may get flowers for her special day, she might want some products from Lush’s new Mother’s Day-inspired collection.

According to PopSugar, the beauty brand has recently released 11 new products that are sure to provide moms everywhere with a piece of the pampering they so deserve. Offering everything from a “Madame President bath bomb” to floral soaps and marbled “Bubbleroons,” PopSugar says individual items in the collection all cost under $10.

But, if you really want to spoil mom, Lush also sells prepackaged Mother’s Day items in a bundle, making shopping both easy and fun; sets range in price from $16 for a bath duo to $55 for a “Honey Mummy” gift set. ”

So go ahead and hit up lush for your Mother’s Day shopping this year; no matter what you pick out for your mom, you know she’ll love it — and you.

Stefani closer to unveiling beauty line

Gwen Stefani may have a makeup line in the works — or at least that’s what the trademark filings indicate.

According to Glamour singer, designer and The Voice judge reportedly filed trademark documents in back in March to start work on her own beauty line. Filing the documents for “P8NT” — pronounced “paint” —  Glamour says Stefani has registered the trademark for 21 product categories solely in makeup, which range from “lipstick and lip balm to fake eyelashes and fake nails to ‘eyebrow gloss.'”

But the line doesn’t seem to end there: Glamour reports that the United States Patent and Trademark Office filing indicates a potential 31 product in skincare, registering for “toner, masks, moisturizer, essential oils, sunscreen, depilatory creams, bath oil, and ‘bath powder.'”

And don’t think Stefani forgot two other very important areas; in hair, Glamour reports seven product categories, including “‘hair waving lotion,’ hair color remover, box dyes, shampoo, rinses, and conditioner,” while the filing also made mention of perfumes and incense.

Looks like this line is shaping up to be bananas — B-A-N-A-N-A-S.

Beckham embarks on first Reebok collection

When you think “Victoria Beckham,” there’s a pretty good chance that words like “posh” or “fashion” pop into mind. But what about the word, “athleticwear”?

Well, now you can associate Posh Spice herself with the very word, because the first photos of her debut collection with Reebok have been released, and they all depict an ‘ode to Shaquille O’Neal,’ according to Harper’s Bazaar. So far, the photos show ’90s-inspired athleticwear modeled by Beckham and O’Neal, whose height disparity is on full display while standing next to the 7-foot-1 basketball giant.

Wearing matching looks from the collection, Harper’s Bazaar says Beckham shared photos of the unlikely duo in a series of Instagram posts, giving a peek of Shaq-inspired T-shirts, as well as her son Romeo wearing a sweatshirt from the line featuring a silhouette of Shaq delivering a signature slam dunk.

As for the specifics of the line, Harper’s Bazaar reports that the unisex line is will be available “soon,” and is the first installment of her collaboration with Reebok, which is rumored to include both apparel and footwear and debut later this year.