Lady Gaga’s 30th birthday bash and more of today’s news.
Selena's New Suitor
When you're the most followed celebrity on Instagram, chances are that fans will try their hand at flattery via some mild flirtation. For Selena Gomez, that means being the recipient of the smoothest line ever delivered by a suitor in England who's only 12 years old. Yes, the lucky lad had a chance to call into BBC Radio and speak to the superstar singer, who not only had the best reaction to his pickup line, but playfully flirted back. Check out the video here for the all the adorableness. [MTV]
Balmain's New Business
We were totally thrown off by the hair switcheroo courtesy of Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid at the Fall 2016 Balmain show. Serving as more than a shakeup for social media, the beauty look was actually a business move by Balmain's creative director, Olivier Rousteing, to draw attention to the Balmain Hair line. From hair pieces to moisturizing shampoos and brushes, the PR stunt certainly captured our attention—and we can't wait to see how what else the line has in store over the next few seasons. [ Business of Fashion ]
HBD, Lady Gaga!
Throwing an epic bash for her big 3-0, Lady Gaga celebrated in style last night in honor of her milestone birthday today. The party saw some serious fashion on many a celeb (what else would we expect from the runway model?), including a glitzy gold number on the birthday girl herself, a sequin jumpsuit on Taylor Swift and sexy low-cut dress on Kate Hudson. With a slew of recent killer performances and a wedding on the way, we think 30 may be Gaga's best year yet. [ People ]
The Secret To Better Sleep
We all know there are endless benefits to maintaining a healthy diet, but there's more behind green vegetables, probiotics and daily minerals than you think. According to Dr. Daryl Gioffre, these foods and minerals will actually help you sleep better when consumed at the right time before bed. Here, find out more on these dietary hacks for ensuring a restful night's sleep and why there's more to skipping that sweet treat than just a few less calories consumed. [ The New Potato ]
The New Fitness Fad
When it comes to working out and losing weight, a lot of women narrow in on what the scale reads instead of their body fat percentage. But the latest workout fad catering to this mishap? S10 Training, which focuses on lowering your body fat below 10% (hence the name, which stands for sub-10), instead of monitoring overall weight. While it is healthy to consider body fat percentage when working out, going below 10 percent is a bit extreme for women whose average body percentage should be around 19 to 22 percent. Here, find out the things to consider before getting in on the fad. [ Harper's Bazaar ]
Caffeine Vs. Sugar High
Most coffee drinkers are aware that some varieties have a ton of sugar in them versus a standard cup of joe. But according to recent study by Action on Sugar, a British campaign group, certain caffeinated beverages have nearly twice as much sugar as a can of Coke. Yikes! Popular drinks filled with sugar include Starbucks' white chocolate mocha with whipped cream, chai tea latte and signature hot chocolate, as well as a large mocha from McDonald's and the Orange Spiced Hot Chocolate from Pret a Manger. Commenting on the topic, a Starbucks spokesperson said that the company has plans to reduce the sugar in its "indulgent drinks" by 25% by the end of 2020, noting their variety of sugar-free syrups and sugar-free natural sweetener options for customers to choose instead. [ Marie Claire ]