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  • Online beauty marketplace launches in Brazil
  • Online beauty marketplace launches in Brazil
    Gustavo Gomes (2014) ©

Online beauty marketplace launches in Brazil

Whether it’s those luxuriously thick locks or that sun-kissed skin, Brazilian women are known for their beauty – and they fork out a lot to maintain it. German start-up Vaniday is capitalising; it's set to shake up the industry by making it easier than ever for Brazilians to book in for a blow-dry.



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