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Why You Need Rose Oil in Your Beauty Regimen

“Make a body scrub with sugar, coconut oil and a few drops of rose oil” writes Chloe Hall for elle.com. Rose oil has been said to be an aphrodisiac and can evoke romantic feelings. There are so many ways to use rose oil and it’s gentle enough that you can experiment with it.Instead, we mean rose oil.It’s time to stop and smell the rose oil. Source: elle.com

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Beauty icon Bobbi Brown reinvents herself as a health and wellness guru

“The founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, a minimalist beauty brand that changed the face of makeup, should know” writes Beauty Icon for cnbc.com. Serial entrepreneur and beauty icon Bobbi Brown has a simple code that has helped her on the path to success, and it’s one anyone can follow, no matter what their age or circumstance: “Do what you love, take chances, and do something different.Her vision helped reinvent America’s image of beauty. Source: cnbc.com

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Kylie Jenner Got Her Makeup Done by an AI Program Because That’s the World We Live In Now

“AI program Beauty_GAN digitally applied hair and makeup to photographs of Jenner taken by Daniel Sannwald” writes Alyssa Bailey for elle.com. Beauty_GAN is “first algorithm of its kind, trained to create its own beauty imagery based on what it sees on Instagram,” according to Dazed Beauty. We teach a machine to see us and what it shows us back is not always what we see ourselves.”. What kind of makeup would you end up with if a computer did it based off the artificial intelligence it gained looking through 17,000…

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Kylie Jenner Had Her Makeup Done by Robots and Looks So Unrecognizable and Intensely Creepy

“Kylie Jenner is a beauty chameleon, constantly changing her look and dropping new Kylie Cosmetics lip kits so us normies can try to keep up with her” writes Shannon Barbour for cosmopolitan.com. To mark her career in beauty, she and Dazed magazine came up with a few robot-generated makeup looks that are truly wild and pretty creepy.Then, the AI used that information to create different hair and makeup looks for the youngest Jenner, which sounds like the future of getting ready in the morning.For her cover of Issue Zero, Dazed…

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Google Play Store junks malicious beauty camera Android apps that stole pictures

“As always, users can help protect themselves and their sensitive information from malicious apps by only downloading Google Play Store apps made by trusted developers and publishers” writes Aaron Mamiit for digitaltrends.com. Google took down a total of 29 malicious apps for Android that were advertised on the Google Play Store as beauty camera applications, but carried out activities such as stealing the user’s pictures.In total, the 29 malicious Android apps were downloaded over 4 million times before they were removed from the Google Play Store, with three of them…

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Google bans slew of malicious Android apps that stole user photos and advertised scams

“This is far from the first time that malicious Android apps found their way to the Google Play store” writes Matt Binder for mashable.com. Security firm discovered 29 malicious apps that were listed on the official Google Play store, all advertised as “beauty camera” applications.In total, the 29 malicious apps were downloaded more than 4 million times.Google has removed dozens of popular fake photo apps meant to hurt its users. Source: mashable.com

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4 Epic Female Beauty Founders On How And Why They Started Their Own Brand

“We caught up with four epic female beauty founders changing the game for women in the industry” writes Charlotte Bitmead for elle.com. According to Research and Markets, by 2020 the beauty industry is predicted to be worth a massive $675 billion (that’s just over £500 billion).From nailing that first investment, to starting their brand from the ground up, they reveal the trials and tribulations of being your own boss in the beauty biz…Talking on the beauty industry, Jo believes there is no time like the present when it comes to…

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E.l.f. Beauty shares jump 6% after activist letter asks for re-evaluation at the stockholders agreement

“E.l.f. shares have plummeted 60% in the last year while the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.14% has slumped 7% for the period” writes Tonya Garcia for marketwatch.com. ELF, -0.24% shares jumped 6.2% in Friday premarket trading after the company received a letter from activist investors Marathon Partners Equity Management LLC requesting, among other things, a re-evaluation of the shareholders agreement.Marathon suggests separating the chief executive and chairman roles, assigning a non-TPG designated director as lead independent director, and a reassessment of the stockholders agreement.”We believe the board has been overly…

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Brandon Truaxe, founder of popular beauty brand Deciem, dies at 40

“Brandon Truaxe, the 40-year-old founder of Canadian beauty brand Deciem, has died, the company announced Monday in an Instagram post” writes Mike Murphy for marketwatch.com. Deciem was founded in 2013 and became a popular global brand known for low prices and customer loyalty.”Whilst we can’t imagine a world without you, we promise to take care of each other and will work hard to continue your vision,” the post said. Source: marketwatch.com

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