The Indie Beauty Expo—a new business-to-business and consumer event featuring “independent beauty brands”—will take place Aug. 27 at The Altman Building (135 West 18th St.) in New York City. It’s for brands, retailers, buyers and consumers.
iBE’s co-founders are Jillian Wright of Jillian Wright Clinical Skin Spa in New York City and Jillian Wright Skincare, and Nader Naeymi-Rad, CEO of Vesture, a luxury fashion company.
The Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) has announced its 2015 CITY Awards finalists. The esteemed awards debuted in 1994 and annually recognize the best beauty products, including product design and marketing. This year's winners will be announced and awarded at the ICMAD event July 13 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, during Cosmoprof North America.
More than 156 million consumers—nearly two thirds of those celebrating, are planning to take part in the patriotic holiday by attending a cookout, picnic or barbecue, spending an average of $71.23 per household, up from $68.16 last year, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2015 Independence Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.
Product discovery and reviews platform Influenster has launched its new and improved mobile app for the iPhone and iPad. The Influenster app is designed to be the on-the-go shopping companion for members to compare products, write instant reviews and discover new products along the way. This mobile upgrade, alongside the unveiling of the brand new look and capabilities of Influenster.com, is set to offer users a seamless, immersive social experience that fully integrates products into their everyday lives.
Understand the importance of teaching teenagers good skincare habits to sell more products.
I was 15 when my grandmother first took me to see an esthetician for a facial. This was on top of the fact that my father is a dermatologist and was carefully looking at my skin and the emergence of a few pimples here and there. My grandma told me that while my father was always going to be able to fix pimples, the esthetician would be able to teach me how to prevent them. She would teach me about skin health care. I am forever grateful for that first facial visit.