News: Jessica Alba gets Honest, A Laser That FINALLY Works on Dark Skin

Alle Connell
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Jessica Alba spoke to Forbes about The Honest Company, which she co-founded and is now valued at over a billion dollars. “I felt like my needs weren’t being met as a modern person,” she says of the line of toxin-free¬†baby products and household goods that her company carries. The entire article is a really interesting look at the way she balances acting, motherhood and being a totally kick-ass businesswoman. Love her. [Forbes]

The sublime Laverne Cox posted a makeup-free selfie; remains flawless while doing so. THAT SKIN! *hearts-for-eyes emoji* [People]

Think brown eyeshadow is boring? Think again: it’s actually the most versatile shade in your makeup case. Check out these amazing ways to wear this underrated shade. [StyleCaster]

These beauty recipes are green in every possible way. We love a good DIY, especially when they’re this easy! [POPSUGAR Beauty]

Demi Lovato is launching a new mental health campaign. Be Vocal: Speak Up For Mental Health aims to reduce the stigma and spread awareness of mental heath issues in the United States, as well as educate people on how to ‘live well’ with their diagnosis. Well done, Demi! [EW]

Hair removal alert: they FINALLY make lasers that work on dark skin. So why did it take so damn long for this technology to become available to women of color? [The Cut]