South Korea-based start-up Picky Inc is aiming to help consumers discover the best beauty brands and products for themselves by providing authentic information that will cut through the noise in a saturated market.
International beauty major L’Oréal has co-developed a smart hair care system with Swiss environmental innovation company Gjosa that blends and distributes product in a way that ensures water savings of up to 80%.
The cordless-hair-tool startup, founded by Stacey Boguslavskaya and Monica Abramov in 2017, plans to use the capital to develop new tech, expand internationally, and double the size of the Lunata team.
This month, the multinational beauty maker’s venture capital fund announced a minority investment in Replika Software, a tool that lets brands create a ‘retail partnership’ with any individual active on social or streaming platforms.
International beauty major L’Oréal is set to launch a digital version of the shade finder technology behind its customised foundation Le Teint Particulier by Lancôme – a move it says will broaden access to this inclusive beauty offering.
The beauty and personal care world has faced significant upheaval on a global scale during the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but it has also emerged as resilient and innovative despite consumer and retail trends morphing at great speed....
Special Edition: Personalised Beauty in a Digital Revolution
A Singapore-based beauty tech start-up has been using the downtime from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to develop an AI-powered hair analysis tool which it believes will be in demand when the market recovers from the outbreak.