IBELA2019 Archives - Indie Beauty Expo

Beauty from the Inside Out: 2019 Indie Beauty Expo

It’s no secret that the beauty industry is defying gravity…some even say it’s Amazon-proof. While the retail sector has been devastated by a record number of bankruptcies and store closures since the rise of the internet, beauty continues to grow in massive numbers. According to Inkwood research, the market is set to grow to 750bn by 2024. This year’s Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) ...

BEAUTY’S NEWEST BOMBSHELLS

Like anywhere else, trends emerge then seem to fade faster than they arrived, and beauty is no exception.  So what were the hits and misses this year? One of the first trends we noticed is that Asian beauty did not dominate this year.  While K-Beauty will always have a permanent stamp on the beauty map ...

Bare Me Beauty Brings Dry Mask Technology to IBE

At last month’s Indie Beauty Expo event in Los Angeles, California, a new skin care startup out of Canada introduced IBE shoppers, buyers, influencers, and media to the innovative water-free, reusable textile mask technology created by Biomod Concepts. While it’s true that beauty consumers are often very eager to discover new products, actually shifting consumer ...

Indie Beauty Expo Los Angeles Reveals New Trends

Brighter, bigger and more diverse than ever before, the Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) held January 23-24 at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles delivered excitement and innovation featuring 180 independently owned beauty brands. While giant conglomerates may dominate the $375 billion global beauty market, the fastest growth belongs to independent brands—and IBE did ...

These are our favorite beauty retailers from the Indie Beauty Expo

The beauty world can be a complicated place, especially if you’re looking to ditch products with intimidating lists of ingredients and make the switch toward eco-friendly makeup and skincare. The return of the Indie Beauty Expo brought hundreds of independent retailers from around the world to showcase their amazing, one-of-a-kind products in the heart of Los Angeles. This ...