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Features: Razor Sharp

Dollar Shave Club takes on the men's grooming market by combining quality, convenience and affordability with a witty approach and a high member-satisfaction rate.

Michael Dubin, the CEO and co-founder of Dollar Shave Club, first appeared on the beauty scene when he broke the Internet with his comedic and unique commercials… and one brilliant idea. The company has since gone from 5,000 members on its first day to 2.7 million members and counting, today. DSC has completely re-shaved the men’s grooming industry by offering its members an affordable and hassle-free way to get razors straight to their doors.

More Than 80% of Smartphone Users Now Stream Video

According to recently released data from The NPD Group’s Connected Intelligence Smartphone and Tablet Usage Report, 81% percent of all U.S. smartphone users now stream video on their devices. This usage is being driven primarily by users who are 25 and younger, who spend twice as much time watching video content on YouTube and Netflix mobile apps compared to users who are over the age of 25.

CEW Presents Spring's Beauty Insider Series on the West Coast

Cosmetic Executive Women held its spring West Coast Beauty Insider Series: "Brand New: Finding Your Niche" event featuring a panel discussion with top beauty executives March 22. The event—open to CEW members and nonmembers—kicked off with a cocktail and networking reception at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica, California, followed by the panel program.

Former NYX Cosmetics and Cargo Cosmetics Executives Launch Makeup Line

Former NYX Cosmetics and Cargo Cosmetics executives Jeffrey Ten, Teresa Romano Broome and Tonie Shin are launching a prestige-quality, professional line of makeup called NOTE Professional Cosmetics in the Americas. NOTE Professional Cosmetics launched in April 2014 in Europe and Asia through corporate headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey. It launched to the trades at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna March 18-21, and the brand will launch in the Americas at Cosmoprof North America July 24-26.