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Too much sun. Hair too dry: L’Oreal adds Paris to digital beauty start-up cities

Too much sun. Hair too dry: L’Oreal adds Paris to digital beauty start-up cities

October 20, 2017

PARIS, Oct 20 — L’Oreal, the world’s biggest cosmetics company wants to see more beauty tech like sensory hair brushes that tell you how to care for your hair, and skin patches that let you know how much sun you are getting. So it said today it was launching a programme of start-up collaborations in Paris as it ramps up digital investments and seeks out new beauty products like its “smart” hairbrushes. L’Oreal makes an ever greater slice of sales online and has rolled... Read more

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