Weekly beauty agenda: beards, beards, beards

Beards and moustaches in all their shapes and sizes have been documented by photographer Dave Mead, who is launching his exhibition this week. Plus: L'Occitane's first make-up line, international beauty fairs, and the US Fifi Awards.

L'Occitane make-up launch
May
International

Coinciding with the introduction of its new Paeonia fragrance, L'Occitane is rolling out its first cosmetics line this month, including face and eye powders, cheek tints, face illuminators, lipsticks, and glosses, all of which include peony extract. Prices start at around €10.
http://www.loccitane.com

Magnificent Specimens
May 9 - June 30
New York, US

Thanks to a recent study, we now know that bearded fellows are more trustworthy. If you still need some inspiration for your facial hair, stop by the Chelsea Market next week: photographer Dave Mead's portraits from the 2009 World Beard & Moustache championship will be on display here.
http://davemead.com/magnificent

The Makeup Show
May 16 - 17
New York, USA

An event for makeup professionals, the fifth edition of New York City's Makeup Show will include workshops, keynotes, and exhibitions. The two-day fair also hosts editions in Los Angeles and Miami.
http://www.themakeupshow.com

Beautyworld Middle East
June 1 - 3
Dubai, UAE

Considered the largest international trade fair for beauty products, cosmetics and perfumery in the Middle East, Beautyworld will again attract around 700 exhibitors and more than 15,000 trade-only visitors from the region and from abroad.
http://www.beautyworldme.com

Fifi Awards
June 10
New York, US

The 'Oscars' of the US Fragrance Foundation have a 37-year-long history and are also celebrated in Germany ('Duftstars,' ), France ('Grand Prix du Parfum,' awarded in collaboration with Marie Claire magazine), Italy (together with the 'Accademia del Profumo,' the Italian fragrance foundation), Spain, and the UK.
http://www.fragrance.org

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