Birchbox ownership changes hands after beauty business does recap

Beauty-in-a-box brand Birchbox has changed up its ownership structure. The New York-based startup, which has raised almost $90 million in funding from noted venture firms like Accel Partners and Fir

HelloAva launches a chatbot for personalized skin care recommendations

Can a chatbot replace a dermatologist's recommendation for skin care products? That's the idea behind HelloAva, a startup launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, which aims to walk people through a

Birchbox to launch a second, more personalized beauty subscription service

Subscription beauty service Birchbox is launching a new, pricier tier to its service, offering customers the ability to better customize their monthly box of products, along with other perks. The ser

Augmented Reality For Trying On Makeup Is A Booming Business

"Sure, that looks great on a model, but how will it look on me?" Now you can find out thanks to ModiFace, an augmented reality startup that's quietly grown to power apps for 55 of the top makeup brand

Jessica Alba’s Honest Beauty Line Comes To Mobile, With An App Offering Both Shopping And Makeup Tips

The Honest Company, Jessica Alba’s e-commerce startup best known for its eco-friendly baby products, expanded this fall with the launch of Honest Beauty – a beauty line that continues the

Julep Is Heading To iPhone With App That Lets You Customize A Monthly Box Of Beauty Products

<a target="_blank" href="">Julep</a>, the beauty brand whose nail polish shades are virtually <a target="_blank" href="">unavoidable o

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

<a target="_blank" href=""></a>, a Tel Aviv-based social beauty startup, is today announcing having closed on a healthy $800,000 round of seed funding led by <a target="_bl

Makeup Discovery Service BirchBox Raises $1.4 Million Seed Round

<img src="" /> Have you ever walked into your neighborhood Sephora only to feel utterly inundated by a sea of colorful beauty products? Ther