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Los Altos: Cosmetics & Skin Tone Study: Recap

Los Altos: Cosmetics & Skin Tone Study: Recap

For the week of May 16-22, Kokko’s makeup artists traded the steel and concrete canyons of New York for the natural beauty of Silicon Valley for a second Skin Tone Study. We knew we would be collecting skin tones from a place with year-round sun, but we were awestruck by the warm reception we got from the many friends, former colleagues, and neighbors of Kokko Founder & CEO, Nina Bhatti.

Los Altos-based startup eyes digital makeup color-matching

Los Altos-based startup eyes digital makeup color-matching

Meli Pennington knows cosmetics.

She has painted faces for the pages of Vogue and Glamour, the stages of Marc Jacobs and Victoria’s Secret, and the likes of Cyndi Lauper and Carrie Underwood. The New York City-based professional blends and applies makeup with an artist’s touch, and one Los Altos startup is seeking to bring her expertise to customers’ fingertips...