Not content with making us swoon/feel guilty by embracing ugly cats for a good cause, has moved on to the next sort of sweet and innocent cuddly thing he can get his hands on: puppies.
Here's the Vampire Diaries star in his new role as Josie Maran Cosmetics' Model Citizen for 2013:
Helping out the world + Ian Somerhalder + puppies + makeup... Does that make you want to hug the nearest baby, or puke over your keyboard? Let us know below.