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Yes To, Inc. raises $56 million to expand operations

Yes To, Inc. has raised $56 million in funding. The investment round was lead by Viking Global Investors LP. Ido Leffler and Lance Kalish founded the San Francisco-based beauty company that provides a range of beauty products using natural ingredients and recyclable materials. The company’s product lines are made of up nine different collections that target specific skin types ranging …

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Colorescience raises $15 million to expand sun-protection beauty range

Colorescience, a California-based cosmetics brand, has raised $15 million in Series C funding. The company has raised a total of $40 million to date. The round was led by 1315 Capital, a Philadelphia-based healthcare investment firm, with participation from Healthcare Ventures, Greenspring Global Partners and Montreux Equity Partners. In addition to the investment, Adele Oliva, founding partner at 1315 Capital, has …

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Universal Beauty Group raises $1.7 million to expand Végétalement Provence brand

Universal Beauty Group, a France-based natural beauty brand, has raised €1.5 million ($1.7 million at current exchange) in private equity funding. The investment came from France-based private equity firm Audacia Capital.  Jean-Marc Delabre founded Universal Beauty Group with Vincent Faraco in 2008 initially to create and sell haircare products for other beauty companies, before producing their own line of natural products. Today, UBC trades …

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Wander Beauty raises $4.5 million to expand beauty brand globally

Wander Beauty, a New York-based beauty brand, has raised $4.5 million in Series A funding, according to a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The investment round was led by DGNL Ventures with participation from Pritzker Group and Maveron. “When you invest in the company you have to love the founder and their ability to drive …

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