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You only have one face. Take care of it. What's happening? Clean labels are everywhere --clean bath and body products, clean eating -- and cosmetics are no exception. People are willing to pay for better quality ingredients. Beauty trends point to customization and accessibility -- and consumers

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2017 is breathing new life into old buildings. What's happening? Flipping houses—the art of taking run-down or unfinished properties and renovating them into sellable homes—is going strong in 2017. Trulia reports that from 2015 to 2016 the number of houses sold to “flippers” increased to 6.1%.

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Make your comeback better than the original. What's happening? Startups boom astronomically from seemingly nowhere, but as they say, “the brightest stars burn out the fastest.” When speed-bumps appear in the ascent to success, the startups with lasting power are adapting quickly and decisively, reinventing their missions

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Helping one another has never been so profitable. What's happening? Female investors are increasingly setting their sights on companies founded by other women. This trend is driven by what Quartz Media dubbed the “Estrogen Effect:” studies show a correlation between women in leadership positions and company profitability.

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Need money? Ask the sharks. Shark Tank can be a highly-visible way to pitch your ideas, gain worldwide publicity, potentially score funding, and glean free advice from experts and entrepreneurs. But the odds are daunting. 45,000 entrepreneurs apply ever year, only 1% get to pitch to

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Ingredients: A sensible business plan, a large target market, controlled spending, and a little bit of good karma Celine Ikeler owns Karma Baker, a vegan and gluten-free bakery in the Los Angeles area that serves up just about anything you can think of (ALWAYS gluten-, egg- and

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Sweets weekend begins! Be sure to sample our real life stories of women of the dessert world this month. If you're looking for a light treat, taste these movies featuring foodie founders who bake, cook, and support themselves and others. (If you're a film buff, check out

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Forbes listed 60 American billionaire and millionaire women founders this year who built their businesses and careers from scratch. Nearly half of all women on the list hail from California and 9 from New York. Wisconsin, Nevada and Florida were also popular homes for independent

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Coach or Captain?  Startup expert shares which cap you should wear and other tips to earning the big W at launch. Kathy McShane is a serial entrepreneur.  She led numerous “intrapreneur” product launches at MasterCard early in her career and took the startup leap launching Kendrew Group, a

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