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5 Beauty Stories That Made Headlines This Year

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Ally Batista

Plenty of headlines are released every year, in multiple different categories of topics. For the sake of reminiscing on 2012’s past headlines, let’s focus on the headlines of the beauty variety.

Here are some of 2012’s top beauty headlines:

Brad Pitt’s Chanel No. 5 Ad

Although this black and white video of Brad Pitt’s homeless chic Chanel No. 5 Ad released in just October, I think it takes the cake for the years most talked about beauty story.

Anne Hathaway’s Les Mis Haircut

Not many actresses are devoted enough to their craft to hack off their hair on camera for a film, but Anne Hathaway did her thing and came out on top, owning the pixie cut in a way that only Audrey Hepburn has before.

The Passing of Vidal Sassoon

One of he world’s most famous hair stylists, Vidal Sassoon passed away this year after he lost his battle with leukemia at the age of 84.

Michelle Obama’s Grey Manicure

It’s shocking how much media coverage Michelle Obama’s manicure got during the 2012 Presidential Election. Blogs and news outlets everywhere were losing their minds trying to figure out what her nail color was. The answer: Artistic Colour Gloss Soak Off Color Gel in Vogue. Only in America.

Miss Universe’s Ban On Transgendered Contestant

Many an uproar was caused over Donald Trump’s Miss Universe refusing Canadian contestant Jenna Talackova for being born a man.

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Ally Batista

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