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8@8: Your Morning Scoop

Vagina-themed nail art is Instagram’s next big trend

by Hafeezah Nazim

Today is...

National Thrift Shop Day!

News of the Day:

+ The internet has seen some strange nail trends in its day, but this one has got to take the cake. Vagina nail art has been taking the internet by storm as of late, and it's actually kind of cute? Designs range from abstractedly painted vulvas to 3-D pop art and tiny jewelry. See our favorite picks, below.

+ We've seen so many amazing bath bombs from Lush, but these latest are truly out of this world. The cosmetics brand just debuted a new collection of coveted bath bombs, which just so happen to be shaped like rockets and planets. But the best part? The "Rocket Science" collection is available to shop online now

+ Want to wear your love for Rihanna on your... feet? Now you can with these new Stance socks! The brand just unveiled its Fenty for Stance collection, which features an array of calf-length socks displaying some of Rihanna's most iconic looks. You can shop the collection here

+ It's no secret that One Direction propelled Zayn Malik into superstardom, but have you ever wondered what the R&B crooner would be up to had he not been on X-Factor? In a recent interview with VMan, Malik revealed that he would be an English teacher if he never became famous. "I love poetry and writing—obviously, I’m a songwriter—so, it would’ve been something that would still give me the feeling of a creative outlet within my writing," he told the publication. Talk about not being able to pay attention in class!

+ Becca Cosmetics needs your help choosing its next highlighter shade. The beauty brand shared an Instagram post that includes two potential shades—a dusty pink Smoky Quartz and a green Golden Mint—as the worthy contenders. You can cast your vote via the brand's Instagram stories.

Deal of the Day:

Makeup lovers, get ready: Nudestix's brand-new palette is here! The Influencer Custom Shade Palette is a tin of six custom-created Magnetic Matte Lip Color shades made by six different influencers that Nudestix is collaborating with this year. You can find the collection online and in Sephora stores, as well as on Ulta and Macy's, now.

Advice of the Day:

“I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femaleness and my femininity. And I want to be respected in all of my femaleness because I deserve to be.” — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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