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Ballerina Misty Copeland Reveals Her Makeup Secrets — And Why She’ll Never Get Pedicures

“American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland is a force of beauty both on and of the stage” writes Jillian Ruffo for people.com. And while most women will never be able to perform a pirouette like she can, we can, at least, steal her beauty tricks.No pedicures for me.” The star, who identifies ’60s model Donyale Luna and Nicole Richie as her beauty icons, also has a love for fragrance, which she says has been a staple in her routine since she was young — making it no surprise that…

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Weed is the next frontier in beauty products

“The rising trend has seen new beauty products formulated with hemp seed oil vying for a spot on your bathroom shelf” writes Ashleigh Austen for nypost.com. These beauty products won’t get you high as they use non-psychoactive extracts from the plant – most notably, cannabidiol (CBD) as opposed to the psychoactive compound, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).So does that mean we’ll see cannabis-laced products on department store beauty counters?. Even still, the research is there to back up the reefer if you’re taking a trip down the beauty aisle of your local health…

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As part of a broader effort to diversify its revenue streams outside of streaming, Spotify is now selling beauty products through its partnership with Merchbar

“In the latest developments, the company is going to start selling beauty products” writes Hour Ago Darrell for techcrunch.com. It has similarly sold tickets in the U.S. for RapCaviar Live, a six-city hip hop tour also tied in with music on its platform.Spotify, the $16 billion digital music “startup” that is hotly tipped for an IPO, continues to lay the groundwork to diversify its platform beyond basic streaming. Source: techcrunch.com Share This:

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5 tips for shopping for beauty products

“And many discounters and drug chains have carved out areas devoted to popular Korean beauty products” reports foxbusiness.com. Use your phone while you’re in the store to compare prices and read reviews of beauty products.He recommended Andrea Matillano for information about beauty deals at drug stores and Sam Schuerman and CoffeeBreakWithDani for department store beauty reviews.Target, for example, has expanded its beauty collection with the launch of Glow Studio, created by online Korean beauty retailer Glow Recipe. Source: foxbusiness.com Share This:

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Nails Inc founder expands her beauty empire

“Nails Inc founder Thea Green, the woman credited with bringing New York-style nail salons to the UK, is expanding her beauty empire by launching a new make-up business, Inc.redible” writes Paul Willcox for telegraph.co.uk. While the business started with Nail Inc salons, around 40pc of its £18m sales now come from selling polish after launching innovative nail gels that include superfoods such as kale and caviar. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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This is why your favourite beauty products always “sell out” in seconds

“We’d all take to social media defeated, tag the brand, of course, and beg them to restock” writes Kelsey Stiegman for cosmopolitan.com. This hype-creating method is the prime reasoning behind limited edition collections – sell out the “limited” quantities and leave beauty lovers clamouring for more. “The brand I worked with frequently restocked its products,” Alex said.Alex*, an anonymous source who formerly worked behind the scenes for a celeb-owned beauty brand spilled the dirt to Refinery29. “Scarcity is a very common marketing strategy in the beauty industry.”This strategy was adapted…

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The beauty of Japan’s lonely vending machines

“Identical everywhere, the vending machines may bring some sense of comfort to those who travel to different parts of the country, Ohashi suggests: “I wanted to capture the standardized form of the vending machines” reports cnn.com. I’d drive my car in (these) conditions and use the light of the vending machines to guide me.”. In our daily lives, we are also like vending machines that can withstand blizzards but ultimately go unrewarded.”. As such, vending machines offer certainty.”I think in some ways I’m comparing modern-day people to vending machines. Source: cnn.com…

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Dove’s ‘racist’ ad might have cost the brand an advantage it spent 13 years building

“For a company that has professed to embrace ‘real beauty’ by showcasing everyday women, this misstep is unconscionable.”” writes Tanya Dua for businessinsider.com. With this unforced error, the company has unraveled the entire premise of its “Real Beauty” campaign, said Erich Joachimsthaler, the founder and CEO of the branding-strategy firm Vivaldi Partners.The beauty brand posted a three-second video on its US Facebook page on Friday showing a black woman removing her top to reveal a smiling white woman underneath. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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We went to the Macy’s flagship store in New York City and saw firsthand how the brand is transforming into a discount retailer

“Macy’s is beginning to look a lot more like discount stores such as T.J. Maxx and Nordstrom Rack” writes Mary Hanbury for businessinsider.com. In the past two years, the struggling department store has launched an outlet store called Macy’s Backstage, added dedicated “Last Act” clearance sections to stores, and said it would add more self-service systems to its beauty and shoe sections. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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