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The American clean beauty market is growing. Crop wants a piece of it

“But startups are now popping up overseas, eager for a share of the American clean beauty market” reports fastcompany.com. At Fast Company, we’ve been tracking the growth of the natural beauty industry, as brands like Beautycounter and Juice Beauty snag major funding to develop clean alternatives to skincare and cosmetic products.Today, Australian brand Crop launches with a range of high-quality products that are certified organic and non-toxic.Crop is founded by Charlie Denton, whose family has been in the beauty business for 35 years, creating products for other brands. Source: fastcompany.com Share…

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Clean beauty retailer The Detox Market expands with mini-stores

“The Detox Market, a retailer dedicated to non-toxic and natural beauty, unveiled a micro-store concept on Sunday” reports fastcompany.com. Clean beauty is the fastest-growing segment within the $999 billion wellness beauty industry, reports the Global Wellness Institute, with boutique shops as well as big-box retailers attempting to keep up with demand. Source: fastcompany.com Share This:

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The 15 Best Beauty Bargains from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Early Access

“These beauty deals work in a few ways” writes Amanda Mull for purseblog.com. There are also more traditional markdowns, especially on beauty gadgets ranging from hair dryers to acne-zappers, as well as some beauty products that are part of the site’s regular inventory.The sale (which is currently in its Early Access phase for Nordstrom cardholders—it opens to the public on July 20) boasts over 450 beauty options, which can be a lot to take in at first. Source: purseblog.com Share This:

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I tried StyleBee, the ‘Uber for beauty’ startup that will send a hairstylist to your home or office — here’s what it’s like

“The salon-less concept is one that’s been around for a while, but the on-demand service via an app is relatively new” writes Katie Canales for businessinsider.com. Since it launched four years ago, StyleBee has earned the moniker “Uber for beauty” for its on-demand styling services that can come to you at your office, home, or anywhere you choose.San Francisco-based startup StyleBee allows clients to book appointments with professional cosmeticians and stylists who come to you, not the other way around.A slew of these “beauty on-demand” apps have cropped up in the past few…

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People have the wrong idea about the 3 most popular procedures in South Korea, the plastic surgery capital of the world

“Plastic surgery in Korea is about achieving Asian beauty standards, not Western” writes Harrison Jacobs for businessinsider.com. Common procedures beyond eyelid surgery, nose jobs, and skin whitening are also aimed at achieving specifically Korean beauty standards, not Western, according to Leung. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Try to remain calm, but TK Maxx are selling MAC lipsticks right now

“I’ve never really considered TK Maxx to be somewhere I’d shop for beauty products, but last weekend that all changed” writes Victoria Jowett for cosmopolitan.com. You might be reading this thinking, ‘duhhh we’ve always known that TK Maxx is basically a beauty mecca’, but I for one had no idea. So if, like me, you’ve been utterly clueless to the beauty haven that is TK Maxx, here’s 19 of the most ridiculously amazing deals to be had… Source: cosmopolitan.com Share This:

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Women’s elaborate hairstyles

“These plaits and elaborate structures take anywhere between 30 minutes and five hours to create and can mark special occasions such as weddings and birthdays, denote a particular family or region or respond to political and artistic movements of the day” writes Kathryn Bromwich for theguardian.com. The acclaimed Nigerian photographer JD ’Okhai Ojeikere spent 40 years immortalising nearly 1,000 of these hairstyles, until his death in 2014. “Apart from being fascinated by their beauty and the artistic nature of each hairstyle, he documented them for posterity,” says his son, photographer…

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Casino and L’Oreal team up to launch new beauty stores

“For L’Oreal, the stores will allow it even greater exposure in terms of being able to sell its beauty products” reports businessinsider.com. The two companies said on Friday that the new stores – dubbed “le drugstore parisien” – would cover various beauty products and other offerings such as over-the-counter medicines.L’Oreal make-up is displayed in a department store in Nice Thomson Reuters PARIS (Reuters) – French supermarket retailer Casino and beauty products group L’Oreal have teamed up to launch new beauty stores in Paris, in a further sign of retailers’ attempts…

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Brandless takes on the ever-growing clean beauty industry

“Brandless, the online retailer dedicated to minimalist and affordable products, is now expanding into the billion-dollar clean beauty market” reports fastcompany.com. In addition, retailers such as Walmart, Anthropologie, and Barneys have been quick to add a number of clean beauty products to their shelves.The Brandless beauty line comes in scents like green apple, grapefruit, coconut, and mint. Source: fastcompany.com Share This:

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