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11 Aug

Alexis Ren Is The Most Famous Model You’ve Never Heard Of

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How did 20-year-old model Alexis Ren amass over 10 million Instagram followers in under 500 posts? The California native rose to social media superstardom by sharing a mix of vaguely captioned bikini, bedroom, fitness, and food photos: Writhing on a beach, nestled in hotel linens, stretching sexily, posturing with desserts. Ren's adoring fans flood the comments section with praise and heart-eye emojis, and likes soar to hundreds of thousands. What you won't see on her feed are ads for gummy vitamins, diet tea, or waist trainers. "I just want this to be real. That's my whole thing," she tells me over the phone. "If you're an influencer and that moment is not real for you, then what's the point of it?" It's this...
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24 Jan

Alexis Ren x ColourPop: Everything You Need to Know About the Latest Collab

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ColourPop sure knows how to start a year off right. Between the launch of their first pressed powders and the announcement of the Alexis Ren x ColourPop collection, the Internet's favorite makeup company is ensuring that the obsession with their inexpensive products continues through 2017. And with 7.7 million followers on Instagram, the Alexis Ren x ColourPop collection may just be one of the biggest beauty collabs yet. OK, Selena, Star Trek, and Hello Kitty aside, teaming up with the Instagram-famous model is pretty major for ColourPop, numbers wise. With 7.7 million followers, Ren has more than the ultimate diva Mariah Carey (we were shocked when we found that out, too) and Kim K's MUA Mario Dedivanovic. A couple days ago,...
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6 Nov

Alexis Ren Just Did the Most Relatable Thing to Deal With Her Breakup

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There's something about getting your heart broken that makes you want to change TF out of your hair, whether it's by cutting it all off or dyeing it a different color. It seems that model Alexis Ren has opted to do the latter, because what was once a sun-drenched blonde is now a coppery caramel.

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GETTY | KRYSTALINA TOM
Of course we're operating purely on a speculative basis here, because Alexis has not confirmed or denied in any actual way that she and her one-time boyfriend Jay Alvarrez are no longer together. But the signs are there, and we're thinking this hair makeover is a big tell. Doesn't it remind you...
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