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Retailers Eager for IBE Berlin 2020

Beauty buyers are preparing for IBE’s return to Germany in Berlin March 25-26, 2020. They are eager to experience and meet our incredible growing brand lineup that’s bringing independent beauty from all over the world to Berlin. Both local and international retailers are on a quest to find fresh and innovative ...

3 under-the-radar beauty trends to watch for at IBE LA this month

At the end of January, the now exclusively B2B indie beauty trade show will open in Los Angeles, California. Over the years, the Indie Beauty Expo has grown to be one of the top global events where buyers, bloggers, influencers, and media discover and explore the best and the newest ...

16 Budding Indie Beauty Brands To Know Before IBE LA

Makeup artist Katey Denno, podcaster Jackie Johnson and skincare product reviewer Amy Chang were among several beauty influencers that gathered at the newly opened club Allbright West Hollywood last week to catch a sneak peek of 16 emerging brands poised to grab the attention of editors and retail buyers during Indie Beauty Expo’s return to Los Angeles ...

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 ...

From butt sheet masks to alluring eyeshadow palettes, these 15 indie beauty brands have worked their way into our hearts

It’s no secret that the beauty industry is rapidly changing day by day. Long gone are the days when you were restricted to the few household brand names everyone used (aka the only brands accessible to you). Nowadays, the average person has the opportunity to come up with a genius beauty idea, market it, and ...

The Success Of First Uplink Live Results In Expansion To Los Angeles And Berlin In 2020

On the third day of the Week of Independent Beauty New York 2019 in late August, Uplink Live was born. By the evening of the fourth, results were in: Uplink Live was not only a success, it was a hit. Now, Indie Beauty Media Group, which publishes ...

Registered Retailers Excited for IBE London 2019

Decision-making beauty buyers are preparing for IBE’s second return to London on October 23-24, 2019. They are eager to experience and meet our incredible growing brand lineup that’s bringing independent beauty from all over the world to London. View a selection of registered retailers below and stay tuned as the list ...

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 ...

Indie Beauty Expo Gives Emerging Brands a Space to Connect in Real Life

Earlier this month over 240 beauty brands set up shop at Pier 94, a massive event location on Manhattan’s west side, at the fifth annual Indie Beauty Expo. Over the course of two days, retail buyers, journalists and bloggers, among others in the beauty industry met the people behind the ...