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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

New Startup TheStylisted Lets You Summon Hair and Makeup Stylists to Your Home

Cofounders Lauren Katzenberg and Julia Carmona. (Photo via TheStylisted)

Sometimes there arises a point in a gal’s life when she needs hair and effing makeup, dammit.

And sometimes — actually, most of the time — that point arises on an incredibly busy day and on pretty short notice.

This being a first-world problem, there’s now a startup that solves it. TheStylisted is a mobile app and website that allows you to pick from an impressive array of stylists and enjoy their services at home.

It’s similar to the on-demand blowout app Glamsquad, with a few differences. TheStylisted offers makeup services while Glamsquad currently only does hair. Also, you can select your own stylists on TheStylisted. With Glamsquad, the booking process is quicker, but you don’t have a say in who comes to do your hair. Read More