By Jocelyn - Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 9:09am
Jennifer Aniston caused quite a commotion when she showed up in Spain earlier this week with a new sexy bob!
Aniston’s longtime stylist Chris McMillan shared his method behind the hair change-up with Allure.com. “It was just time for a change,” McMillan said. “We had a blast doing it. And we’ve always liked this haircut. It’s about keeping things simple.” But why a bob? “I’m loving bobs again,” he explained, citing the recent styles featured by fashion houses like YSL and Celine. “It’s a sexy look.” But could it be that the real inspiration also had something to do with reality TV? Just ask McMillan. “The reason that I’m loving a bob at the moment… There are so many long, layered hairstyles and—don’t get me wrong, I love that. But The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills all have that. You know what I mean? And what’s the opposite direction you can go in.”
By Jocelyn - Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 11:11am
Britney Spears turned her latest video ‘Hold It Against Me’ into a commercial selling several beauty products – including her own fragrance, Radiance!
She also promoted Make Up Forever cream eyeshadow.
According to PopEater, the singer isn’t sweating critics who have expressed disapproval over the display. In fact, she’s laughing all the way to the bank.
The pop star raked in a cool half a million dollars for prominently featuring a number of brands in the video, including Sony and dating site Plenty of Fish in addition to the cosmetics and perfume.
Spears has heard from her fair share of detractors in the industry over the video, including Katy Perry, who tweeted about the obvious product placements, “do it w/style & grace…Not so in ur face like some. U hv to get creative w/it. Some artists don’t care tho, & u can tell.”
Despite the hefty price tag, sponsors whose products were promoted in the video only received a few seconds of air time, with some companies receving only one product shot (in conjunction, of course, with Spears’ implied endorsement of the product).
One group that isn’t complaining is Spears’ advertisers, who are already reaping the benefits of their investment.
Plenty of Fish has already reported a 20 percent increase in traffic to their site since Spears debuted her video last week.