Getting glam by a simple tap on your smartphone?
Yes, there’s an app for that, Miami. And its appropriately called GLAMSQUAD.
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Now locals can book hair and/or makeup services in the comfort of their home, office or hote room through their easy-to-use on-demand app. “After a very successful beta launch in Miami during Art Basel, we are thrilled to announce that the GLAMSQUAD app is live in Miami,” GLAMSQUAD Co-Founder and CEO Alexandra Wilson says.
Wilson has a knack for online success. As the Founder of Gilt.com — the definitive designer discount sale website — she is touted for revolutionizing the landscape of luxury e-commerce.
As for her latest get-gorgeous venture, Miami was a natural choice for GLAMSQUAD’s growth as it joins its existing sister cities of New York and Los Angeles. “There was no question Miami would be the next city on our list. Women here love to get dressed up and beautified,” Wilson says.
The most recent version of the app is available in the iTunes Store (www.glamsquad.com) and also features an appointment calendar that allows 28 day advance booking. Blowouts cost $50, braids cost $75, updos are $80 and up, and makeup application costs $75.
In regards to GLAMSQUAD’s genesis, it all commenced with Co-Founder Victoria Eisner’s aha! moment one New Years Eve when realizing that she could get everything she needed for a great night out — food, clothes, and car service — conveniently delivered to her door. But, unfortunately, not beauty services. With the help of her business savvy close friend, Jason Perri, the two of them set out to change this dilemma. And with aplomb.
Today, a total of 150 stylists and make up artists work for the app nationwide. GLAMSQUAD plans to expand across markets and new beauty verticals in the form of manicures and pedicures coming this winter.
Alas, beautiful hair and makeup is just a click away.