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This Week’s Need-to-Know Beauty News

Celebrity beauty launches and brand partnerships are circling the beauty tabloids.

Nina Dobrev is Dior’s new beauty brand partner

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In a video interview this week with Harper’s Bazaar US, actress Nina Dobrev revealed she is partnering with Dior Beauty. Sitting in the hair and makeup chair ahead of her first Guggenheim International Gala (hosted by Dior), she gushed, “It’s extra special for me because, as of today, I have officially partnered with Dior Beauty and I am beyond excited to be a new member of the family.” Dobrev also told the site that she has always looked up to Dior. In her most recent post, Dobrev shared her excitement writing, “I’m not excited, you’re excited. I don’t need to chill, you need to chill. I’M NOT FREAKING OUT, YOU’RE FREAKING OUT.”

Dermalogica is opening a new store/treatment centre in Toronto

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Next Wednesday, skincare brand Dermalogica will open its first brick-and-mortar location in Toronto. Located in the PATH at Royal Bank Plaza, North Tower, the storefront will offer customers professional skin treatments in 30 minutes or less. Two treatment chairs and the Skin Bar’s two FaceFit stations will offer a wide range of services with professional results for healthy skin. To celebrate its opening day, the first 50 customers will receive a Smooth Skin Favourites kit (valued at $43). Can’t make it in? Not to worry, because the celebration will continue throughout the holiday season, as customers spending $120 or more will also receive a Glow All Around kit (valued at $78).

Lady Gaga launched a sparkly red lipstick ahead of the holidays

This week, Lady Gaga’s beauty brand Haus Laboratories launched its first holiday collection. Included in the collection is the burlesque-inspired Sparkle Lipstick—a scarlet red with subtle flecks of glimmer. The many undertones pulled into this $20 limited-edition shade make it the perfect choice for any complexion. After less than a week since its launch on and, the product is already Amazon’s number-one best-selling lippy. Once you grab one of these babies, the only thing left to do is RSVP ‘yes’ to all of your holiday soirées.