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  • Kérastase and Withings unveil a smart hairbrush
  • Kérastase and Withings unveil a smart hairbrush
    Janssem Cardoso (2015) ©

Kérastase and Withings unveil a smart hairbrush

Whether counting calories or tracking sleep, technology has enabled us to quantify any aspect of the self to improve wellbeing. Now, Loréal-owned Kérastase is applying the same thinking to hair, showcasing a smart hairbrush at CES 2017 that promises truly personal care.



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