Attitudes Toward Menarche Are Changing—And Emerging Period Care Brands Are Part Of The Change

Growing up, nobody discussed my period with me. When I got it at 13-years-old, I felt I didn’t have anyone to tell. I finally told my therapist, who relayed to me that she’d planted a rose bush to...

We Had A Hunch: The Stories We Wrote Before They Were Big Stories

If a trend is over once it hits The New York Times, it’s just beginning when it lands on Beauty Independent’s web pages. Case in point: We dug deep into butt beauty in July last year, and the...

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...

10 Cannabis Beauty Brands You Should Know From IBE NY 2019

Will cannabis beauty be a lasting trend or fleeting fancy? At the moment, it’s an important and energetic category in the industry. A growing number of CBD brands, including over 20 with hemp-infused products present at last week’s 

Top Emerging Beauty Trends—10 Of Them!—From IBE Dallas 2019

Showcasing sex toys and fat-busting lasers, Indie Beauty Expo’s edition in Dallas last month was a platform for the many facets of the evolving indie beauty segment. Among the 70 brands that packed close to 20,000 square feet...

Anthology Of Independent Beauty Reveals Buyers’ And Consumers’ Favorite Brands From IBE Berlin

If the recent New York Times spotlight on G-Beauty wasn’t sufficient evidence that it’s on the rise, Indie Beauty Expo Berlin attendees’ fascination with Germany’s burgeoning beauty business verifies that the country is a hot...