Hair

Prose raises $5.2 million for custom shampoo

Whether your hair is straight, curly, color-treated or oily, the texture is unique. And a newly launched startup called Prose thinks your hair products should be, too. Prose is working with hair salo

Tristan Walker launches FORM to make it easier for women of color to manage their hair

Growing up, my hair was always a source of frustration, pain and embarrassment. Part of that was because there were very few products made for people like me, with naturally curly and kinky hair. Henc

Squire makes software for barbershops

Squire, a company that launched last week at Y Combinator’s Summer ’16 Demo Day, makes software for barbershops. Not salons or beauty parlors or wherever else you get your hair cut…

Prete splits from Treat to bring unlimited blowouts to SF

Prete is a new blowout startup launching today in San Francisco and Los Angeles that wants to hook you up with unlimited hair styling. No cuts, color or anything else, just as many blowouts as you wa

Glamsquad Raises $7 Million For On-Demand Hair Styling And Beauty Services

New York-based Glamsquad, an on-demand beauty business now headed by Gilt Groupe co-founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson who joined earlier this year as co-founder and CEO, has now raised $7 million in Se

Foundation Video: Melody McCloskey Of StyleSeat On Getting Investors Involved In A Beauty Startup

In the most recent episode of my <a target="_blank" href="http://foundation.kr/">Foundation</a> video series, I sat down with the founder of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.styleseat.com">StyleSea

Videos: Panasonic's Hair-Washing Robot In Action

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/wtffff.jpg" /> Last week, we asked you if you would trust Panasonic's new <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/09/24/would-you-trust-

Soylent, I mean solar, power is people!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/solar-hair.jpg" alt="solar-hair" title="solar-hair" />While the developed nations of the world spend huge amounts of money trying to eek

CG Holidays 2007 Recommendation: ACE Grooming Gear

Dual action for your pleasure. For those old enough to even know the brand ACE, well, they’re back. For the rest of you, listen up. This ageless plastic comb company has now come out with a line

Laser Comb: FDA-Approved. Snake Oil?

I am 30 years old, and I am losing my hair. It’s an uncomfortable fact, but one that nearly half of American men, and Britney, face at some point. Science has yet been unable to stop the slow re