• Social Beauty Startup Raises $800K From Genesis & Horizons Ventures

    Social Beauty Startup Raises $800K From Genesis & Horizons Ventures, a Tel Aviv-based social beauty startup, is today announcing having closed on a healthy $800,000 round of seed funding led by Genesis Partners. The round also saw participation from Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures as well as individual investor Oren Zeev. First launched as a Facebook fan community a year ago, then later expanding into an online website for beauty and makeup tips… Read More

  • French Birchbox Competitor JolieBox Acquires Spain’s Glamourum

    French Birchbox Competitor JolieBox Acquires Spain’s Glamourum

    JolieBox, which is basically a French version of Birchbox, has just acquired the Spanish version of Birchbox, a service known as Glamourum. The acquisition comes a few months following the company’s Series A with Alven Capital, and the acquisition of its U.K. competitor Boudoir Privé. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it was for a mix of cash and stock, the company says. Read More

  • Software makes an ugly face beautiful

    Israeli scientists have developed software that turns your ugly mug into a mathematically beautiful visage. Yes, we have evolved a great deal, us humans. What the software (a Photoshop plugin) does is alters a face to make it “look” more attractive, based on mathematics and “perceived” attractiveness. If you’ve watched any of those TLC or Discovery Channel… Read More

  • Top 10 Most Beautiful Cellphones

    Some say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Although that may be true to some extent, there’s no denying that some cellphones out there look a lot better than others. Fosfor Gadgets has composed a list of the top 10 most beautiful cellphones and the results are more than suitable. The list begins with the Nokia 8800 Sirocco and moves into the Helio Ocean. As you move past a… Read More