Indie Beauty Expo Heads To London With Future International Destinations TBD
Indie Beauty Expo is traveling to London next year for its first international trade show. Taking place in October at The Old Truman Brewery, the London edition of Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) will present 80 to 100 emerging beauty brands to European retail buyers, editors, influencers and beauty shoppers. IBE has ...
Strange Bedfellows: Politics And The Workplaces Of Beauty Brands
Should politics be off-limits in the offices of beauty brands? In the 220 days since Donald Trump assumed the presidency, beauty entrepreneurs have grappled with whether to hash out public affairs with their employees or leave the political chitchat for outside the environs of their brands. Sharing approaches to political banter with Beauty Independent during ...
Clove + Hallow Aims To Be The MAC Cosmetics Of Clean Beauty
Watch your back, MAC Cosmetics. Clove + Hallow is coming for you. Atlanta makeup artist Sarah Biggers and her clients are huge fans of MAC’s intense pigments, diverse shade assortments, unapologetic artistry and not-so-exorbitant prices. Following a health scare, Biggers reexamined her beauty arsenal and discovered it lacked a natural brand ...
Beard Balm Founder Delivers The Goods And Builds Sales By Bike
If you spot a fellow with a sizable beard toting natural grooming products around Detroit on a Schwinn, wave hello to Jon Koller, the founder of Beard Balm. About a year-and-a-half ago, he established a bicycle route to service some 30 salons, barber shops, hardware retailers, party stores and ...
Letter From The Publisher
It was a rainy New York day in March when I placed a call to Rachel Brown, former West Coast beauty editor at WWD. I called Rachel because I was frustrated. I was frustrated because I was spending an hour every day combing through a dozen publications only to find a few ...
Letter From The Editor
It was an unspectacular, sunny Northern California day in March when I got a call from Nader Naeymi-Rad, co-founder of the Indie Beauty Expo (IBE). Nader wanted to talk to me about a possible project. I had no idea what to expect. I met and interviewed Nader ...