10 best things to happen this August

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We’re only halfway through the summer so there’s still lots of fun ahead of us. Read below for what’s happening in television, live performances and beauty this month.

August 1

Butter London, the nail polish line known for its carcinogen-free formulas, is launching it’s first cosmetics line complete with lipsticks, mascaras, blush and cream eye shadows all at around $20.

August 2

Jay Z debuts his video for “Picasso Baby”, based on a six hour performance of the song. The video premieres on HBO at 11pm following an interview on Real Time with Bill Maher.

August 5

Lindsay Lohan fills in as the guest host on Chelsea Lately. We’re used to her being the butt of late night jokes but can she handle making fun of people who are just like her?

August 9

Marc Jacobs x Sephora Photo Courtesy of WWD

Marc Jacobs x Sephora
Photo Courtesy of WWD

Marc Jacobs x Sephora is available in stores and online. Shop the 122-piece collection of lipglosses, nail polishes, eye shadows and more in cutesy names like “Lust for Lacquer”

After 10 years of helping repeat fashion offenders, Stacy London and Clinton Kelly kick off the final season of TLC’s What Not to Wear. Start the countdown to the series finale with the duo at 10pmEST.

August 14

Put away the flat iron – Garnier Fructis has declared today “Wear Your Hair Curly Day”. Let your naturally curly tresses flow free, style ’em with braids, or take a curling iron to your straight strands. Pledge to wear your hair curly and Garnier will make a donation to Willie Mae Rock Camp on your behalf.

August 19

lady-gaga-applause-single-artwork-revealedLady Gaga is back with a new single! Download “Applause” and pre-order her album ARTPOP, available November 11.

August 20

Guy Code star Charlamagne the God kicks off his half-hour, five-episode series “Charlamagne & Friends” where the Breakfast Club co-host discusses music, sports, pop culture and the MTV VMAs with celebrity guests. The show airsnightly until August 24 on MTV2 at midnight.

August 25

No sleep til Brooklyn!

No sleep til Brooklyn!

MTV brings their annual Video Music Awards back to NYC, but this time it’s in Brooklyn! Watch Lady Gaga perform “Applause” live for the first time as Miley Cyrus battles it out with Justin Timerberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and a few others for moonmen.

August 31

Bringing summer to an unofficial close, Philly’s 2nd Annual Made in America festival kicks off with headliners Nine Inch Nails and Beyonce. Ticket prices range from $106- $599 and are available at madeinamericafest.com.

Esta Fiesta is a Brooklyn based blogger with a love of music and finding new shoes. When she's not watching a movie or testing out new hair products she can be found doing Pilates - but only so she can eat from the waffle truck of course! Follow her Tweets at @ItsEstaFiesta