Getting a blowout is standard operating procedure for many folks out there; yet the process of booking those appointments (not to mention the high cost of weekly blowouts) makes the experience relatively painful.
But Vive, a company launching onstage today at Disrupt NY, is looking to simplify the blowout-booking process. With a model almost identical to ClassPass, Vive lets users pay $99/month for unlimited blowouts.
The company has partnerships with 66 salons in neighborhoods like Murray Hill, Midtown East, Flatiron, Upper West Side, Noho, Gramercy, Soho, and Tribeca, and pays salon partners a fee for every blowout performed. (By the way, the blowouts do not include cut or color. Just wash and dry.)
Users can book an appointment anywhere from 30 minutes ahead of time to three days before the desired appointment, browsing through salons by location, price, etc. The platform promises available appoints between 8 a.m. and 8pm, seven…
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