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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 ...

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 ...

10 Innovative Brands To Know From The 2019 Indie Beauty Expo

Each year, since 2015, the Indie Beauty Expo has put on a show filled with up-and-coming companies or smaller, founder-led brands. And each year, it seems seems to expand. The show is like a beauty discovery box come to life. At this year’s show, a whopping 240 brands from around the world filled a giant space in ...

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.

Indie women-owned brands push the boundaries for fem-hygiene at Indie Beauty Expo NY

When women take the reins, they do it with conviction, and this includes their personal care for “down there”, says Jillian Wright, co-founder, Indie Beauty Expo. “The indie beauty invasion is pushing the boundaries of innovation — taking on more than just toxic tampons and poorly designed pleasure tools. I have seen firsthand at ...

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 ...