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Courtesy of Amy Liu

On this episode of the Behind Her Empire podcast, host Yasmin Nouri sat down with Amy Liu, the founder and CEO of Tower 28, an affordable, irritant-free beauty brand.

Before starting her own beauty brand, Liu worked as an executive for some of the biggest names in beauty: Smashbox, Kate Somerville and Josie Maran Cosmetics. Yet Liu, who has eczema, couldn’t use the products she had a hand in promoting.

The experience would inspire her to create an affordable beauty brand that is mindful of skin tones and textures, vegan and free of every known skin irritant.

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Courtesy of One Medical

Amazon is taking over everything. Its latest move: spending $3.9 billion to acquire One Medical.

The Seattle-based retail giant will acquire the San Francisco-based subscription health care provider for $18 per share, the company announced Thursday. The deal covers the health care company’s net debt, and will be complete once it receives regulatory approval and is approved by One Medical's shareholders.

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Image courtesy of SHYFT Beauty Consulting

On this episode of Behind Her Empire, beauty brand marketing agency SHYFT Beauty Consulting founder Melissa Hibbért discusses how her lifelong love for beauty led her to ditch the corporate world and follow her passion.

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