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Gilt Cofounder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson Leaves to Become GLAMSQUAD CEO

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson (Photo via GLAMSQUAD)

A cofounder of Gilt is leaving her company to become president and CEO of GLAMSQUAD.

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson is moving from the retail company she cofounded to head up the on-demand beauty service app, which currently offers hair and makeup service in the comfort of your own apartment. She served as strategic advisor and cofounder at Gilt, according to a release. Read More

Hey Pretty Lady

Home Blow-Dry App GLAMSQUAD Adds $75 Makeup Services

Betabeat's fav option, if you were wondering. (Screengrab via GlamSquad)

When it comes to home beauty apps, the race is officially on.

Just a few hours ago, we published our review of TheStylisted, which sends stylists straight to your home, anywhere in Chicago or New York City, to deliver blow-out, updo, dry hairstyling or makeup services.

And now, effective this afternoon, the beloved on-demand blow-dry/updo app GLAMSQUAD has announced that they, too, are offering makeup services. Guess they weren’t too excited about the competition’s June 22 app launch. Read More

Delivery From Inconvenience

This New App Brings The Hair Salon To Your House For $50

Sometime last week, one of my much-more-fashionable-than-me coworkers told me there was a new beauty app causing a stir at Fashion Week. 

The app was GLAMSQUAD, a service that lets you order professional hair stylists to your home to perform blowouts, updos and cool braids that you could never possibly do by yourself — or without trekking through an Arctic wasteland to your nearest blow-dry bar.  Read More