If you’re looking to give your beauty routine a mindful makeover, chances are you’ll find more than a few contenders next week at Indie Beauty Expo. The two-day event returns to the California Market Center in Downtown, bringing over 150 emerging makeup, skincare, haircare, wellness, and lifestyle labels from over 15 countries together under one roof.
Happening next Wednesday, January 24 from 5 to 9pm (Shop Indie; open to the general public) and Thursday, January 25 from 10am to 5pm (Trade Indie; reserved for industry professionals like makeup artists, hairstylists, aestheticians, dermatologists, and others), the beauty bazaar will feature a range of independent brands, from eco-friendly and organic to socially-conscious and anti-aging and other categories. Plus, expect to shop products from over 30 returning brands previously nominated for IBE’s 2017 Best in Show, including affordable and vegan makeup from Clove + Hallow, locally-made fragrances from Ojai Wild, reusable cleansing products from LA-based Take My Face Off, plant-based high performance makeup from Saint Cosmetics, ingestible beauty and wellness superfoods by Dope Naturally, sleep-obsessed skincare from Moonlit, and much more.
Tickets for Shop Indie are $30 for general admission and $125 for VIP (which includes quick check-in and a sample-filled tote bag); while entry for Trade Indie is $99 for beauty and wellness professionals and $350 for other industry pros (like wholesalers, distributors, PR firms, and others).
Ready to buy tickets? We’re offering our readers an exclusive 20% off discount for Shop Indie; enter UNCOVER20 at checkout to score the deal when you buy tickets online here.
Indie Beauty Expo
California Market Center
110 East Ninth St., Penthouse 13C, Los Angeles, CA 90079