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Vanita had a dream of starting her own business and that wish finally came true in 2004 when she opened her first walk-in threading bar. Her original idea was to offer a simple walk-in, pain-free, professional brow threading service, with highly qualified technicians in London. Now, fast forward to 2018 and now she has over 30 Blink Brow Bar locations across the UK, as well as in Saks 5th Avenue in New York City.
Vanita shared with BITB her passion for brows and some insights into her journey to become a super successful female beauty entrepreneur.
1. Tell us where your passion for beauty and brows stemmed from what was your inspiration for opening your first Blink Brow Bar?
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Tracy R., a 44-year-old mom in Livingston NJ, spends her fair share of time at the at The Mall at Short Hills – especially this time of year when camp is out and school has yet to begin. “My daughter and I do a lot of shopping and even more window-shopping at the Mall,” she says.
And now that NeoStrata Company, Inc. has opened its first-ever brick and mortar facility, the Exuviance Skin Lab, at The Mall at Short Hills, the real, Real housewives (teens and husbands) of New Jersey like Tracy and her daughter are thrilled that they can get their glow while on the go.
Nestled among such upscale department stores and boutiques as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Chanel, Jimmy Choo
If you were privy to the Spring 2015 runway shows then you know how strongly statement brows are trending. Unfortunately, thick brows aren’t so easy to come by, especially in those whose hormones have already started to decline causing hair to thin in general, including the brows. Full, strong brows actually frame and help define your eyes, giving your face a younger, fresher appearance but this doesn’t mean you can let them grow and go and forget them. They still need to be well-shaped to open up your face and make your eyes look bigger.
If your brows are over plucked, sparse or thinning, you can certainly fake it with brow pencils, powders, pomades and the like. To fatten them up, ch
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Visitors to the Big Apple as well as New Yorkers can sniff to their hearts content at the newly re-vamped fragrance floor at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship in Manhattan. No longer hidden among a forest of scents, cutting-edge, artistic brands like Le Labo and Kilian, as well as the most dignified of classic favorites like Hermès and Chanel have their own freestanding mini-shops.
Ten days of special events to celebrate the floor’s unveiling kicked off last week, but you are not too late to catch a few, including.
October 2 – A retrospective of the seven generations of Creed fragrance creations.
October 3 – Celebrate Bond No. 9’s 10th anniversary with a Fine Fragrance Happy H
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