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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?
“You are probably looking at the luckiest woman in the world,” said Essie Weingarten, founder of essie, the ubiquitous brand of jaunty nail polish carried in salons around the world. Weingarten detailed her climb from bottling colors at home to selling her brand to L’Oréal at last month’s Fashion Group International (FGI) beauty symposium entitled, The Art of the Beauty Start.
Weingarten was one of five panelists who spoke about ways that small, niche beauty brands can break into the marketplace and stay above the red line. Sponsored by Self magazine and The Estée Lauder Companies, the luncheon event drew a packed crowd to the New York Hilton for insights on what makes or brea
Speakers, treatments, gifts…
(Sponsored Post) Get in line for this event. Be one of the first 50 guests at the Clarins Skin Spa Grand Opening at Bloomingdale’s in White Plains, New York and receive an exclusive gift from Clarins (can you say FREE travel set?). The opening party is taking place on Wednesday, October 2 from 6-8pm.
RSVP now to sign up for event and schedule complimentary mini skincare treatments and makeovers. To RSVP, email WhitePlainsSpa@Clarins Usa.com. Hurry as RSVPs are only being taken through September 30.
Treatments, makeovers, and prizes aren’t the only bonuses: the evening will feature leading health and wellness experts:
Laura Day, NY Times bestsel
For the past fifteen years, I’ve been following celebrities as an editor at the national tabloids. So you might say that celebrities are my life – and my livelihood. So I thought a roundup of the products they endorse might prove interesting. Here are some of today’s hottest stars and what they use to enhance their natural beauty.
THE HOT WIFE
No doubt about it, Julianna Margulies, 45, star of hit series The Good Wife stays hot with L’Oreal Paris Revitalift Clinical Repair 10 Day/Night Cream Moisturizer. This anti-aging multi-complex repair cream is lightweight, no
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