Beauty Independent is the definitive content destination for news and insights critical to the success of beauty entrepreneurs.

Indie Beauty Expo is a platform that recognizes, showcases and celebrates independent beauty brands.

Experience the boldest ideas in the beauty industry.


Leverage the experience of experts to elevate your brand.


Grow your network.
Grow your business.


Accelerate your development as a successful beauty entrepreneur.


A platform for entrepreneurs, by beauty entrepreneurs.


Get the insights of winning business models to position your brand for success.

The premier educational event for beauty entrepreneurs.

Beautyx Summits

August 19-20, 2019


New York City

Beauty has become a hotbed of investor activity. This summit explores the capital landscape and the range of funding options available to beauty brands.

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January, 2020

Media & Influencer

Los Angeles

Learn the evolving media landscape and hear from media experts, beauty editors, and digital influencers on how to best navigate media channels to build brand value.

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May, 2020



Hear from top buyers and retail executives on market trends, the nuances of different retail channels and what brands need to do to be successful in building a wholesale business.

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A 360-Degree Learning Experience

Foundational Courses

Establish a solid understanding of core concepts and key terminology through original educational content

Case Studies

Get an in-depth look at business relationships between brand founders and parties of interest

Panel Discussions

Leverage the insights and different perspectives of top industry thought leaders

Expert Workshops

Deep-dive into specialized topics with industry experts in a hands-on setting

Live Learning

Learn by seeing peer entrepreneurs test their business skills and acumen in real-life contests


Meet and build relationships with other founders, industry experts and solution providers

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The product of a Perfect Partnership

BeautyX is the product of two recognized leaders in independent beauty.

Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) is the world's largest professionally-curated exposition of independent beauty brands. IBE serves as a platform to recognize, showcase and celebrate independent brands and support the growth and success of the entrepreneurs behind them.

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Beauty Independent is the definitive content destination for news and insights critical to the success of beauty entrepreneurs. Beauty Independent showcases their innovations, recognizes their challenges, and celebrates their accomplishments.

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