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The Worst Beauty Advice Ever
Really, the worst. Garance Doré rounded up her favorite terrible beauty tips. Among them is a recommendation to chafe off the hair on your legs by wearing overly tight jeans, a fairly color-blind suggestion of pairing gold lipstick with brown lip liner and a proclamation that nail polish remover is the ultimate pimple remover. We're so aghast, we feel compelled to plug our own beauty tips even more than usual. - Via GaranceDore

Sean John Launches Women's Fragrance
Sean "Diddy" Combs takes care of his women: the singer is launching a scent for Sean John called Empress this week as a counterpart to his men's fragrance, I Am King. "I created Empress for the woman who is powerful beyond all others," Combs said in a press release. The scent has notes of key lime pie, mandarin imperial, raspberries and vanilla. These powerful women are going to smell a lot more like dessert, than a ruler of an empire. - Via

Freida Pinto Poses for L'Oréal Paris
Honestly, does Freida Pinto ever go wrong? In L'Oréal's newly released behind-the-scenes footage of the actress's photo shoot, Pinto models a variety of different makeup looks, all equally stunning. The smoldering smoky eye and glowing blush are particularly breathtaking - we think we'll just give up now. - Via BeautyHigh

Celebrities Reveal Beach Bag Must-Haves
From sunscreens to balms to books, celebs offered a peek inside their beach bags. We're especially intrigued by Gwyneth Paltrow's affordable staple - Adara's organic coconut oil ($12) - that multitasks as a moisturizer, conditioner and makeup remover. - Via BellaSugar