We’ve heard a lot about independent coffee shops, independent bookstores and even independent brewers but most people don’t know much about independent beauty. This term describes a group of individuals and entrepreneurs who are changing the face of the beauty industry by focusing on sustainable production, organic ingredients and empowering women. The Indie Beauty Expo brought together over 30 vendors who are changing the beauty game one lipstick at a time.
Companies like Teadora use natural, hand picked ingredients from the Amazon rainforest to create a line of Brazilian beauty skin products. The founder, Tom Moran, uses buriti, an oil harvested on Amazonian beaches, which he predicts will be the next argan oil.
“We’re on the verge of an ingredient revolution,” said Moran.
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