Indie beauty cleans up sustainability

Indie beauty cleans up sustainability

12 Oct 2017, 10:30 - 11:30

Marketing Trends & Regulations Theatre


Indie beauty brands are fueled by passion, creating not just customers, but communities of mindful consumers. Driven by a desire for safe and effective ingredients and formulations, product and corporate transparency, and environmental and social responsibility, indie beauty brands have fostered new levels of emotional buy-in and trust among consumers of every age. But what does it mean to be a clean and sustainable indie beauty brand in 2017? And how will the movement evolve in the future?

Featuring a range of indie beauty leaders, this session will focus on the drivers behind this powerful beauty segment and what's next.



  • Jeb Gleason-Allured


    Editor in Chief

    GCI Magazine

    Jeb Gleason-Allured is the Editor in Chief of Global Cosmetic Industry Magazine and Perfumer & Flavorist Magazine. Representing the fourth...

  • Jillian Wright



    Indie Beauty Expo

    Jillian is the co-founder of the Indie Beauty Expo, the largest curated event for independent beauty, wellness and lifestyle brands. She created the...

  • Jessica Richards


    Owner and Founder

    Shen Beauty

    Known in the industry as "The Cool Hunter,” fashion stylist and Brooklyn mom Jessica Richards is a California native who looks like a surfer girl but...

  • Desiree Verdejo



    Vivrant Beauty

    Desiree Verdejo had a passion for skincare and haircare from a young age. She was shocked that there was no beauty retailer that curated for the...

  • Nancy Twine



    Briogeo Hair Care

    Not many people would consider taking the leap of faith from high-paying Wall Street career into the risk-laden world of a natural beauty...

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