News: The Scent That Makes People Trust You; Is Hot Pink the New Red?

Rachel Krause
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Scent is an extremely powerful agent that can trigger associated memories and emotions in the brain. A new study suggests that scenting the air with lavender makes people more likely to trust you, and could help people “come to an agreement or build a communal spirit.” [Allure]

Kristin Cavallari showed off fake “secret bangs” on Instagram, and the fan reactions are not good. [Us]

Could hot pink lipstick be the “new red” for fall? We’re inclined to say yes… and we’re totally into it. [StyleCaster Beauty]

Kelly Ripa is killing it on the creative hair color game. Her latest is a bright teal, which actually looks great on her complexion. [People]