Bookwell, a booking platform for beauty and wellness services, has raised $1.25 million in a funding round led by Catch Group’s Gabby and Hezi Leibovich.
Despite the wealth of booking platforms out there, Honee posits that booking a salon service still, more often than not, means having to pick up the phone.
One Tribe is not just a booking platform, but a community facilitating networking between artists and branding tips for freelancers, its founders said.
New Zealand startup Flossie is a software platform helping customers easily find, book, and pay for beauty appointments at partner salons.
SLIKR is a booking app targeted at men which allows users to enter an online queue for hair appointments, rather than booking an inflexible, set time.
Melbourne online beauty retailer Adore Beauty has bought back the 25 percent stake it sold to Woolworths less than two years ago, with founder Kate Morris saying “our respective goals and priorities were no longer as aligned going forward as they were at the start”.
Startup Glamazon is allowing its users to connect with on-demand beauty services and salons through a mobile app similar to Uber.
Luxit is a web platform and app allowing customers to book appointments with beauty professionals in advance or on demand – this function through the app only – with the professionals able to visit a client’s home, hotel, or office.
Fresh off the conclusion of Australia Week in China, a 1000-strong trade delegation that toured China looking for new ways to do business in and with the world’s biggest market, online cosmetics retailer Adore Beauty has announced its expansion into China.
Booking appointments online allows customers to connect with services almost instantly. Beauty booking startups like Beauro are hoping to monetising on those people who book last minute, by offering an app that lets you search, book and pay right before you go.
Beauty subscription service bellabox has announced the appointments of Stephanie Michel and Carmel Morganti into new leadership roles to support the company’s growth plans.
The tale of two Aussie mums resembles a rags-to-riches story. Best friends Kate Cotton and Louise Ferguson weren’t too thrilled about their dimply bums, nor their lack of income while on unpaid maternity leave back in 2012. But these circumstances led to an innovative collaboration, which in turn gave birth to a high-growth beauty startup Skinny Tan.