Team IBE, Author at Indie Beauty Expo

2019 Best In Show Nominees

After another incredible year at IBE, we are thrilled to announce the 2019 Best in Show Award Categories and Nominees. Almost 350 products have been nominated across 40 categories after exhibiting at any of our five 2019 shows: Los Angeles, Berlin, Dallas, New York and London. Also below, you will also find our esteemed panel ...

Retail Buyer Survey Results Reveal US And UK Brands Made A Splash At IBE London 2019

Retail buyers that attended Indie Beauty Expo London last month were looking to the United States and United Kingdom for indie inspiration. That’s what was revealed in results from a survey of roughly 300 buyers covered in the latest edition of Anthology of Independent Beauty, which is being released ...

Eight International Beauty Trends Spotted At IBE London 2019

The first Indie Beauty Expo London last year, one of parent company Indie Beauty Media Group’s most successful debut shows to date, was going to be a tough act to follow. But its follow-up, IBE London 2019, held from Oct. 23 to 24 at East London’s Old Truman Brewery, didn’t disappoint. The trade ...

Samantha Cutler of The Fit Fatale Podcast in conversation with Indie Beauty Founder Jillian Wright

On this episode Samantha speaks with Jillian Wright, the co-founder of Indie Beauty Media Group and the Indie Beauty Expo (@indiebeautyexpo) the world’s largest exposition of innovative independently owned beauty brands. The two speak about Jillians experience building a market place for indie ...

Standout Brands to Check Out at Indie Beauty Expo London

Jillian Wright, co-founder of the Indie Beauty Media Group: One of the best parts of my job is that I get a glimpse at the trends-to-come as well as insight into shifts that are really changing the industry, thanks to the innovative brands that exhibit with us at Indie Beauty Expo. With ...

Anthology Of Independent Beauty Celebrates Five Years Of IBE And Reveals Retail Buyers’ Favorite Brands

Indie Beauty Media Group has released its most recent Anthology Of Independent Beauty covering August’s Indie Beauty Expo New York, BeautyX Capital Summit 2019, and the first-ever Uplink Live and Week Of Independent Beauty. The digital lookbook also reveals the results of the IBE NY survey taken by retail buyer ...

The Best Products I Found at the Indie Beauty Expo

I find most beauty conventions to be extremely stressful. With good reason: I was almost trampled to death by a hoard of Gen Z girls at Kylie Cosmetics’ booth at Beautycon last year. Despite the fear instilled in me by that horror show, I’ve always been curious about Indie Beauty Expo, an event that showcases ...

Genuinely Obsessed: An Electric Facial Brush With a Heated Gemstone

Going into the Indie Beauty Expo in New York City a few weeks ago, I knew that it would be overwhelming—in a good way. It’s basically a giant beauty convention that highlights smaller, independently owned brands (hence its name). But as anyone who’s ever been to ...