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Beauty news from around the web...

Lady Gaga Goes Gaga, Debuts Panda Look on Japanese Talk Show
Lady Gaga appeared on a Japanese talk show this week in full panda makeup. When questioned about her eccentric look, she explained, "Well, I really like pandas. Pandas have paws, and I always tell my fans to put their paws up." Oh, okay then. - Via BellaSugar

Murad Multi-tasks
Murad released a Soothing Skin Lip and Cuticle Care pen, which lets you push back your cuticles while simultaneously applying a moisturizing balm (that goes on your lips, too!). With its slanted rubber tip, the pen lets you work on your cuticles anytime, anywhere. - Via Style.com

Johnny Weir Is the New Face of MAC
Its previous faces include Elton John and RuPaul, and now the cosmetics line has chosen the Olympic skater to be the face of its new holiday line, Glitter and Ice, which will be in stores at the end of fall. Is it a bizarre choice to use a man to market women's beauty products? Sure, but we're pretty certain Weir uses more makeup than we do. - Via Elle.com

Nivea Pays Up For False Advertising
Nivea's parent company, Beiersdorf AG, paid $900,000 to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges yesterday after Nivea's claim that its My Silhouette cream could actually make you thinner was challenged by the FTC. Tsk, tsk, Nivea - it's one thing to use false lashes in an ad for "true volume," but telling eager women to lather up instead of hitting the gym is low. - Via Fashionista

Brooke Shields Reveals her Beauty Secrets
The actress, who is currently playing Morticia Addams on Broadway in "The Addams Family," sat down with makeup artist Tina Turnbow to discuss her beauty regimen, her definition of natural beauty, and how she boosts her self-esteem. On the most difficult step of her makeup routine, she quipped, "Let's just say if the lashes go on perfectly, it is going to be a good night." - Via the New York Times Style Magazine

Prabal Gurung Teams Up with Sally Hansen For Polish Collection
In celebration of his first resort collection, Prabal Gurung is releasing five nail polishes in collaboration with Sally Hansen. The polish hues include three different shades of Xtreme Wear with names like "Sun Kissed" and "Pacific Blue" (read: orange and blue), a crackle overcoat, and a taupe Complete Salon Manicure. The designer has worked with Sally Hansen once before to create a Spring 2011 collection. - Via BeautyHigh

Rent the Runway and Lancôme Join Forces to Sell Makeup
Rent the Runway, a service that rents out designer dresses, is working with Lancôme to create a beauty collection consisting of makeup, eyeliner, and lip gloss. The selections will be available for sale on Rent the Runway's website. Prices run the gamut from $18 to $48. - Via Fashionista