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Sephora's New Arch-Nemesis: The U*Tique Vending Machine

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These fancy-schmancy U*Tique vending machines may have only just been launched at Fred Segal in Santa Monica, but we're of the mind that they'd do a booming business here in the good old NYC.

Designed to showcase fifty luxury beauty products from brands like Lancome, Bliss, Chantecaille, C.O. Bigelow, Malin + Goetz, ZIRH, Lipstick Queen, and Zelens, the U*Tique machine combines technology and girly goodies for maximum appeal. Unlike a typical vending machine, this one will do some fun things like dispense samples and show videos about the items, veritably pitching them to you without having to pay a salesperson.

U*Tique has plans for world domination of course, but we think spots like Times Square and NYU would be ideal for testing them on the east coast. Sephora, you have been warned!
· U*Tique [Official Site]
· Skip Lines and Meddling Salespeople With This Luxury Vending Machine [BellaSugar]
· U*tique, Luxury Vending Machines Never Looked This Good [StyleList]
· Macys and Apple Team Up for Instant Gratification [Racked]

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