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Sodas, snacks … and self tanner? While the first two are items you’d expect to see in an airport vending machine, the latter might seem like a stretch. But thanks to 3floz, travelers can purchase their favorite personal care products in TSA-approved travel sizes, right from a machine at the airport.
The New York-based company started selling travel-sizeproducts online about six and a half years ago when founders Alexi Mintz and Kate Duff were frequently traveling for business. They found it hard to track down travel sizes of their usual beauty products without wasting time going to many different retailers, and most airports certainly didn’t carry them. This often meant bringing full-size bottles and checking luggage, which became a hassle.
“There was no place to really get products like that all in one place,” Duff says. Thus the idea for 3floz was born. Both women quit their day jobs to focus on the new endeavor.Continue Reading »