Rihanna Tapped As Voice Of Nivea, Chanel Spokesmodel Blake Lively To Miss Fall 2011 Fashion Show, And More Fashion News

An image from Rihanna’s Nivea campaign.
Photo: Nivea

Rihanna has teamed up with Nivea to help the skin care brand celebrate it’s 100-year anniversary with an interactive social media campaign. Check out her first skin-baring ad! {People StyleWatch}

• You’d think the Gossip Girl bosses would give actress Blake Lively (Chanel’s current spokesmodel) a pass to watch the brand’s Fall 2011 fashion show in Paris on March 8. Alas, it does not—the actress is expected on set in New York City on the same day. {Fashion Indie}

Olivia Munn on beauty (spray tans, ChapStick, and skin texture) {Allure}

• It’s a little late for New Year’s resolutions, but that didn’t stop Madonna’s daughter Lourdes Leon from recently blogging about hers. Among her must-dos: “Own more Alexander McQueen,” and “Stop wearing only black nail polish.” {Coco Perez}

• Fashion girls and beauty girls can finally unite on one common front—fashion-inspired makeup palettes! {Glamour}

• A box of Justin Bieber’s hair, which he auctioned off for charity on eBay was worth $40,668. CRAZY, right? {People StyleWatch}

• What’s better than the pretty patterned threads Michelle Obama and Jessica Alba wore while reading Dr. Seuss to elementary school students? Check out their facial expressions! ADORBS. {Huffington Post}

• Get that whole headband braid just right with this instructional video. You’re welcome. {Fashion Indie}