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45 Beauty Retail Experiences

From Modernist Skincare Boutiques to Pharmacy Beauty Boutiques

— January 21, 2016 — Fashion
Beauty retail experiences are evolving with the rest of the retail space, with highlights including robotic shopping assistants and in-store spa treatments to test out products.

One highlight is the Beauty Library by Japanese designer Neno in Tokyo, which is essentially a perfectly organized library of cosmetics that would be a dream for any beauty lover to browse. The emphasis on an expertly curated product selection extends itself to the overall shopper experience and provides added value.

Additionally, new players in the brick-and-mortar retail space include beauty subscription service BirchBox, who has opened several stores where members can visit to try out new products and customize their subscription.

This progression toward immersive beauty retail experiences speaks to the consumer interest in engaging in-store concepts that go above and beyond being a point-of-purchase or means to an end.
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Bespoke Bridal Makeup Consultations
Bespoke Bridal Makeup Consultations
Chanel's Bridal Makeup Sessions Teach Tailored Makeup Looks
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Topographic Fragrance Displays
Topographic Fragrance Displays
PERCH Interactive Creates Digital Perfume Branding for Kiehl's
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Musical Nail Polish Displays
Musical Nail Polish Displays
This Digital Retail Display Concept is Designed by PERCH Interactive
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42
Product Testing Shops
Product Testing Shops
Darling Delicious Helps Companies Try Out New Innovations
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41
Sculptural Beauty Stores
Sculptural Beauty Stores
The Dior Boutique Concept in Seoul is Full of Sweeping Lines
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40
Whiteout Theatrical Spa Shops
Whiteout Theatrical Spa Shops
The Aesop Kuala Lumpur Store is the Brand's Fourth in the City
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39
Vanity-Inspired Beauty Displays
Vanity-Inspired Beauty Displays
The Cloche Beauty Boutique Boasts Baroque Furniture Displays
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38
Naturalized Cosmetics Outposts
Naturalized Cosmetics Outposts
The Aesop Frankfurt Boutique Was Designed by Philipp Mainzer
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37
Crowdsourced Pop-Up Beauty Shops
Crowdsourced Pop-Up Beauty Shops
Birchbox is Letting Fans Decide the Location of Its Pop-Up Shops
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36
Pharmacy Beauty Boutiques
Pharmacy Beauty Boutiques
Rexall's Beauty Studio Offers Local and Premium Products at Low Prices
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35
Understated Beauty Shops
Understated Beauty Shops
This Cosmetic Shop Design Expresses Beauty in Raw Materials
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34
Distillery-Inspired Skincare Shops
Distillery-Inspired Skincare Shops
The Aesop Nottingham Shop Was Designed by Paris Studio Ciguë
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33
Social Media Makeup Shops
Social Media Makeup Shops
This Concept Store Sells the Most Popular Make-Up on the Internet
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32
Garden-Inspired Beauty Shops
Garden-Inspired Beauty Shops
This Guangzhou Store is a European-Inspired Beauty Experience
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31
Modernist Skincare Boutiques
Modernist Skincare Boutiques
The Sleek Aesop Sao Paulo Shop is the First to Open in Brazil
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30
Undulating Beauty Boutique Interiors
Undulating Beauty Boutique Interiors
The Second Aesop Stockholm Store Has Opened in the SoFo Area
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29
Robotic Beauty Shop Assistants
Robotic Beauty Shop Assistants
Sephora's Flash Store is a Revolution in Connected Shopping
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28
Undulating Boutique Interiors
Undulating Boutique Interiors
This Houston Cosmetics Store Boasts a Stunning Whiteout Interior
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27
Scientific Skincare Flagships
Scientific Skincare Flagships
The First Oliveda Flagship Store Has Opened Its Doors in Berlin
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26
Shrouded Skincare Shops
Shrouded Skincare Shops
The Second Aesop Taipei Shop is Located in the Hip Neighborhood of Daan
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25
Industrial Copper Beauty Stores
Industrial Copper Beauty Stores
Aesop’s Customized Shop Nurtures Tranquility with Copper
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24
Nail Polish Vending Machines
Nail Polish Vending Machines
Essie Nail Polish Can Now Be Purchased at a Vending Machine
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23
Customizable Fragrance Studios
Customizable Fragrance Studios
This Retailer Lets Consumers Personalize the Perfect Scent
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22
Elegant Skincare Outposts
Elegant Skincare Outposts
The Aesop Toronto Boutique is an Understated Retail Heaven
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21
Natural Cosmetic Spas
Natural Cosmetic Spas
LUSH Cosmetics is Introducing two LUSH Spa locations to North America
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20
Pampering Clothing Stores
Pampering Clothing Stores
The Newest Oasis Store Pairs Fashion with Beauty, Food and Beverages
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19
Earthy Beauty Bars
Earthy Beauty Bars
This Beauty Bar Design Exudes an Organic Sense of Calm
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18
Diplomatic Beauty Boutiques
Diplomatic Beauty Boutiques
The Aesop Fukuoka is Inspired by the City's History of Trade
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17
Kind Skincare Pop-Ups
Kind Skincare Pop-Ups
London's Simple Skincare Pop-Up Accepts Kindness as Payment
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16
Futuristic Cosmetic Shops
Futuristic Cosmetic Shops
AlpStories' Flagship Store is Open Concept
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15
Enameled Beauty Boutiques
Enameled Beauty Boutiques
Aesop Soho Store by Cigue Features Simple Minimalist Atmosphere
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14
Pop-Up Makeup Boutiques
Pop-Up Makeup Boutiques
H&M's Temporary Beauty Space Celebrates Its New Makeup Line
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13
Beauty Subscription Shops
Beauty Subscription Shops
Birchbox's Subscription Service Experience Now Takes the Form of a Shop
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12
VR-Powered Hybrid Retail
VR-Powered Hybrid Retail
The Ted Baker Shoreditch Store Has a Barbershop and VR Technology
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11
Cafe  Beauty Boutiques
Cafe Beauty Boutiques
The 'Beauty Library' Offers Self-Study Beauty Areas & Mass Shelving
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10
Cross-Culture Beauty Boutiques
Cross-Culture Beauty Boutiques
Jealousy Beauty Delivers Asian Remedies to North America
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9
Styling Cocktail Bars
Styling Cocktail Bars
Her Majesty's Pleasure is a Three-in-One Hotspot for Ladies
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8
Refined Retail Designs
Refined Retail Designs
The New Zens Lifestyle Store in Amsterdam Boasts an Intricate Interior
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7
Male Pampering Pop-Ups
Male Pampering Pop-Ups
The Pop-Up Bottega Veneta Barber Shop Debuts the Brand's Shave Line
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6
Beauty Brand Lifestyle Pop-Ups
Beauty Brand Lifestyle Pop-Ups
The Cabin West Pop-Up Includes a Hair Salon and Curated Bookshop
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5
Luminous Retail Windows
Luminous Retail Windows
This Cosmetics Window Display Resembles Glowing Test Tubes
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4
Experimental Fashion Pop-Ups
Experimental Fashion Pop-Ups
This Imaginative Pop-Up Shop Offers a Number of Convenient Services
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3
Personal Fragrance Finder Shops
Personal Fragrance Finder Shops
The Fragrance Lab by Selfridges Perfectly Matches You to a Perfume
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2
Apothecary-Style Beauty Flagships
Apothecary-Style Beauty Flagships
The Delbove Flagship Boutique is a Sprawling Upscale Boutique
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1
Glamorous Beauty Pop-Ups
Glamorous Beauty Pop-Ups
Benefit Recently Held a 1950s-Inspired Pop-Up Beauty and Cocktail Bar
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