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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 ...

Beauty Trends To Watch From Indie Beauty Expo New York 2019

Tata Harper, Briogeo and Vapour were among the first 80 brands to participate in Indie Beauty Expo when it premiered at the Altman Building in New York five years ago. Since that time, they’ve reeled in investment, secured distribution at leading retailers, garnered praise in renowned beauty publications and entered into the consumer consciousness ...

Chic niche brands that were spotlighted at the Indie Beauty Expo

From vaginas to CBD, beauty and wellness trends were cemented at this season’s Indie Beauty Expo at New York’s Pier 94. Being held Aug. 21 and 22, the expo featured a range of indie beauty brands to keep an eye on. Trends included sleep, K-beauty, vaginal and sexual wellness products and CBD.

Gathering the Future

Imagine the power of assembling a coterie of indie brands. An exceptional curated event has played a pivotal role in the growth of this market segment and the beauty industry overall. It educates founders on how to break in and build sustainable businesses, serves as a concierge to leading retailers, and fosters meaningful connections.

Uplink Live presentation schedule is out now!

Enjoy two days of live presentations from trusted solution providers to help brands understand cutting-edge practices on formulation, packaging, marketing and more. Below is a sneak peak at participating companies. Check out the lineup of live presentations that will be happening throughout Uplink Live here.

Little Brands, Big Future

Next month, the Indie Beauty Expo returns to where it all began: New York City. The show will be held August 21 and 22 at Pier 94. Now a national and international event, IBE co-founder Jillian Wright is excited about the continued interest in and innovation showcased by the indie beauty sector. “I love meeting the ...

Source to Grow With Uplink Live

Source to grow with Uplink Live launch partners and referral program. With the onboarding of packagers, logistic companies, ingredient suppliers, distributors, product manufacturers, and the addition of a referral program, Uplink Live has quickly developed into a new source for growth for independent beauty brands. Shortly after Uplink Live was announced, over a dozen solution ...

Indie Beauty Media Group launches Uplink, a platform to match indie brands with technology partners

In Kline & Company‘s most recent reporting, the management consulting and market research firm stated: “Beauty indies are the most sought-after brands by cosmetics marketers and retailers. Recording high double- digit to triple-digit growth for the past several years, these privately-owned gems outpace the total market growth. Independent beauty players are leading an industry boom, thanks ...

Shen x IBE

Shen Beauty, a pioneer in independent beauty retailing, today announced the launch of a new collaboration with the Indie Beauty Media Group (IBMG), to take place at the Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) New York. During day one of IBE, SHOP INDIE, Shen will showcase and directly retail a collection of 20 brands selected by ...