If you live in the New York-tri state area, you might have noticed an unusual movie set trailer parked in your neighborhood earlier this month. No, we’re not talking about filming of the latest Law & Order: SVU episode, but rather the launch of a new beauty focused magazine called Discover Beauty Within.
You may be thinking: does the world really need another beauty magazine? Well, yes it does, particularly this one. Beauty Within’s exclusive focus is on products sold at drugstores and mass retailers. As such, Beauty Within is sold only at Walgreens’ 8,000+ stores and Duane Reade drugstores. The price is $1.99.
The magazine’s editor is Andrea Nagel, a well-known byline in
Meet the Natural Products Advocate
With a hair styling pedigree to beat the band, Peter Lamas is an internationally recognized beauty expert who now helms a brand of natural hair and beauty products sold at specialty boutiques, natural health stores and Duane Reade in New York City. Peter’s career began at the renowned Vidal Sassoon salon in New York, where he worked under the tutelage of Paul Mitchell. From there he moved on to the celebrity-favored Kenneth Salon and ultimately to the Henri Bendel Salon, working again with Paul Mitchell. in the 70s, he branched out on his own and launched The Reapers salon, which eventually had three Manhattan locations. Peter’s clients have in
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Duane Reade drugstores are as ubiquitous to New York City streets as Starbucks and yellow cabs, so Big Apple natives will be interested to know that today Walgreen Co. acquired our go-to pharmacy for $623 million. This news will be of particular interest to beauty junkies who turn to Duane Reade for mass beauty, hair and skincare products, and for discounted staples like the store brand cotton balls and hand soap. But fear not, fellow shoppers! Walgreen’s current plan is to keep using the Duane Reade name on the stores, so for the moment you can count on that good old red, white and blue sign when you need some personal staples. Still, we can’t help bu