Market Report: 9 Reasons to Add Charcoal to Your Beauty Routine

And more style news to know this morning.

9 Reasons to Start Using Coal in Your Beauty Routine

  • Coal gets a bad rap, but it’s actually great for oily or acne-prone skin as it removes toxins and bacteria. These nine charcoal-based products are worth checking out. [Huffington Post]
  • This slideshow of Johnny Weir‘s most outrageously fab Olympic outfits is flipping fantastic. That Chanel headpiece! [G Philly]
  • Meet ‘Mayhem.’ She’s four and she makes (with help from her mom) amazing paper dresses—some inspired by celeb red carpet gowns. Squeal! [People]

  • Think 16 is too young to start using anti-aging products? Think again. [Into The Gloss]
  • Adidas has agreed to stop selling two styles of t-shirts in Brazil after the Brazilian government claimed they were “too sexy” and promoted the stereotype of Brazil as a destination for the sex trade. See the tees here. [Time]

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