Monday, December 1, 2014

Beauty App for your smartphone in Los Angeles where beauty comes to your doorstep...

Beauty on demand, from your smartphone. Call it beauty on demand. Apps are creating salons of the future, right in customers' homes, such as the Vagaro app that Christine Reed uses for all spa appointments go to vagaro.com/platinumimageservices Penny Bentley Tennis Instructor gets the full treatment, as early as 7 a.m. -- all the while writing emails and prepping for her day. "Anyone, you know, who is on a tight schedule, which I think is any mom working or not, you know, we all have things that we need to get done, and we need to look good doing it," she said. Christine found a team of professionals, not through her fashion industry connections, but by simply swiping her smartphone. Launched in 2008, Platinum Image Services is the latest mobile app to offer women professional glamor, whenever and wherever they choose. "People are ordering their food, their groceries, their car services, their babysitters, everything you can really order just from your phone. So why can't you order beauty services to come to your home or your office?" asked Christine Reed owner and founder of Platinum Image Services. Christine Reed after owning a spa for several years realized most of her customers were happy to pay more for her to come to them. "I think we can build this company into something really big and powerful and disruptive," Christine Reed said. She wants to change peoples' habits. The service has already changed the habits of marketing executive Minna Kim, who uses the app twice every week. "The appeal of this kind of service is, first and foremost, really about convenience," Minna said. "When you cut out the travel time, it makes life a lot easier." "You can be where you want to be and pretty much order it up on your phone, and it's done," Reed said. www.platinumimageservices.com