Beauty Buzz: Why This Model Casting Is Stirring Up Controversy, The Secret to Youth Could Be in Your Genes, More

Sable Yong

What better way to start out the day than with the must-click talking points from around the web, curated by us. Have a story you’d like to nominate? We’ll be posting our top stories each morning, so tweet us at @BeautyHigh #BHbuzz

1. A Teen Vogue spread opens up some interesting dialogue about biracial beauty within a model casting controversy. [Racked]

2. New genes have been discovered that are literal anti-agers. They refuse to age. [Refinery 29]

3. Two of Instagram’s favorite hairstylists and colorists explain why you’re never happy with your hair. [Byrdie]

4. Find out how pickles can calm nerves, plus other weird tricks for serenity right now. [Daily Makeover]

5. YouTuber, NikkieTutorials is showing everyone #ThePowerOfMakeup in her selfies—featuring only half of her face with makeup on—to tell makeup-shamers to shove it. [POPSUGAR Beauty]