Global beauty events in October (reminder)

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After much ado, the Twilight-inspired beauty range finally hits US stores this month as does actress Reese Witherspoon's first scent, just one of many celebrity fragrances released this fall in order to push holiday sales. Also, Clinique's Fresh Faces tour continues, and comedian Chris Rock debuts a whole movie about hair.

Product launches

Twilight Beauty

After pre-selling its products online, the new movie saga-inspired beauty line will go on sale at US stores this month: Volturi Twilight hits retailers Hot Topic, Torrid and Ulta October 30 (priced at $9 - $19), and the second branch, Luna Twilight, will be available at department stores Nordstrom and Dillard's from October 15 ($18 - $34).


Custo Man

Following the Spanish fashion label's first eponymous scent for women, Custo Man will be released onto the international market in October.



Eau Mega

Avant-garde Dutch designers Viktor & Rolf are launching their much-anticipated new women's perfume Eau Mega this month. This marks the third fragrance launch by Viktor & Rolf who already were successful in the sector with their Antidote and Flowerbomb perfumes.



In Bloom by Reese Witherspoon

The Hollywood actress's flowery first scent will go on sale in Avon catalogues this month.



Chanel Rouge Allure Laquers

The label's classic lipstick will come in new shiny laquers ranging from reds (Coromandel, Dragon), to corals (Mandarin, Santal), chestnut browns (Impérial, Dynastie) and powdery rosés (Ming, Phoenix), priced at $32.




Clinique's Fresh Faces Tour


The label continues its beauty tour throughout the US together with teen star Taylor Momsen. Young beauty fans will have the chance of getting their make-up done by an expert, have their picture taken and enter their best shot into the Fresh Faces modelling competition. In addition, shoppers will be able to listen to the tunes of live DJs and snatch up beauty freebies at all of the locations.

October 1-2: University, MS
The University of Mississippi, Union Plaza, University Avenue
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

October 6-7: Orlando, FL
University of Central Florida, Memory Mall, 4000 Central Florida Blvd
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

October 13-14: Tallahassee, FL
Florida State University, Union Green (Outside of Oglesby Union), 87 North Woodward Avenue
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

October 19-20: Houston, TX
Texas A&M University, North Campus (Outside of Sbisa Dining Hall), Corner of Hogg St and Asbury St, College Station
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

October 22-23: Austin, TX
University of Texas- Austin, Quarters on Campus Residences, West Campus, 2209 Rio Grande St
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

October 28-29: La Jolla, CA
University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Town Square
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM


NYC Beauty Sample Sale

October 7

Major beauty companies will host an extravaganza of presentations, workshops and, of course, freebies from 6pm to 9pm at the R Bar in New York.


Autumn Perfumes Exhibition

October 22-31

Merging "ancient, oiled scents from the Arabian Gulf, modern cosmetic brands and everything else in-between," the Kuwait event is designed to provide common ground for Eastern and Western beauty brands. The fair, which covers everything from men's products to nail, hair, and spa products as well as cosmetics and packaging, is business-only but an important trend indicator for the industry.

Kuwait City, Kuwait


Movie premiere: Good Hair by Chris Rock

October 23

US comedian Chris Rock's documentary about African American hair culture tries to clear up the difference between "good" and "bad" hair, finding out what is in and on black women's heads.



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