THE LATEST NEWS IN BEAUTY STARTUP

BirchBox Man

Nick Wooster Teams Up With Birchbox Man

The former men’s fashion director of Neiman Marcus is now collaborating with Birchbox Man to select his top grooming picks. In addition, Wooster has also created a capsule collection of bags and the requisite dopp kit that will be featured at Birchbox’s holiday pop-up shop

By: Jean E. Palmieri. Source: WWD

into the gloss

‘INTO THE GLOSS’ SCORES $8.4 MILLION TO BUILD GLOSSIER

A little more than a month after launching its own range of beauty products,Into the Gloss has closed $8.4 million in venture capital financing from investors, adding to the $2 million it raised last fall.

By: Eliza Brooke. Source: Fashionista

Glamsquad

How Gilt co-founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson will grow Glamsquad

Why would Gilt Groupe cofounder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson leave a $600 million-a-year company for Glamsquad, a small startup? Part of it is the challenge of helping to revolutionize the way women spend money on themselves yet again.

By: Teresa Novellino. Source: The Business Journal

Walker and Company

TRISTAN WALKER: THE VISIBLE MAN

A bold entrepreneur with a radical startup. An African-American. In tech, those two phrases usually don’t go together. Enter Tristan Walker.

By: J.J McCorvey. Source: Fast Company

Ipsy

Michelle Phan: From YouTube Star to $84 Million Startup Founder

Because Michelle Phan — with more than a billion views on YouTube and seven million followers; her own L’Oreal line and lifestyle media network; booming e-commerce beauty startup called Ipsy; and a new book — is teaching more people how to decorate their faces than perhaps anyone else in the world.

By: Nellie Bowles. Source: Re/Code

Cosmetics

How technology is transforming the cosmetics industry

The rise of online shopping has transformed the way we buy everything from groceries to clothes, but when it comes to cosmetics online shopping has hit the buffers.

By: Sophie Curtis. Source: The Telegraph