Leading Ingredients Trade Show & Conference, May 1 & 2 in New York, Spotlights Founders & Brands with Latin American Heritage

(New York, New York, April 2024)— The INDIE 360° Pavilion, dedicated to highlighting new to market indie beauty brands that have novel ingredients, formulations, and unique concepts, returns to NYSCC Suppliers’ Day with a focus on Latina innovations and founders. Taking place May 1 & 2, the NYSCC Suppliers’ Day, at the Javits Convention Center in New York, is a top ingredients and raw materials exhibition that attracts more than 10,000 global attendees involved in R&D, product development, and marketing for the biggest brand manufacturers in beauty and personal care as well as emerging independents.

This year the pavilion features 16 beauty companies that showcase innovation across all categories including color cosmetics, fragrance, skin and body care, hair, and wellness. These brands are innovators in genderless and inclusive beauty, sustainability, multifunctionality, and ingredient transparency. The INDIE 360° Pavilion is hosted and curated in partnership with ACCESS BEAUTY INSIDERS led by exhibition and marketing industry veteran Daniela Ciocan.

The INDIE 360° Pavilion participants included in the Latina Beauty Capsule:

Nopalera: champions Mexican Heritage through its clean collection of bath & body products powered by Mexico’s nopal cactus.

Sanara: luxurious spa and wellness rituals infused with the power of indigenous Latin American botanicals.

Seis Cosmetics: a culturally curated beauty brand offering a stunning array of lip products, from color cosmetics to lip care products, to cater to all skin tones.

Rounding out the INDIE 360 Pavilion participants are:

Ashunta Sheriff Beauty: a Black-owned brand at the forefront of innovation and inclusivity, creates makeup that caters to all skin tones and types.

Aum Perfume: each fragrance in the collection carries its own unique story, enriched with highly concentrated, top-tier fragrance oils.

Lash Spell: recognized for its commitment to enhancing consumers’ natural eyebrows and lashes, offering effective yet gentle products suitable for even the most sensitive users. 

LUNAESCENT: touch-free skincare applicator/massager is designed to prevent contamination, preserve potency, prevent waste, and replace common skincare tools.

Jovy: the first EWG VERIFIED safe makeup made just for kids with light, shimmery colors and hypoallergenic formulas contain nourishing ingredients that protect young skin.

Magic Molecule: designed to create the optimal environment for your skin’s natural healing process.

Oui Beauty: a luxury skincare brand that was founded by a skincare professional to redefine luxury beauty and designed for realistic sustainability.

Prohibition Wellness: an inclusive line of self-care products designed for every body that harness the benefits of premium hemp seed oil and natural ingredients,

Skincare Junkie: powerful ingredients in just the right combinations and concentrations and the brainchild of award-winning NYC dermatologist Dr. Blair Rose.

SKINTELA: an inventive skincare brand, celebrating the diversity of all skin types and combining the best in skincare evolution with powerful formulas.

State of Change: a skin-loving solid fragrance brand rooted in thoughtful formulation and 100% ingredient transparency.

Topical Skin: a clean dermo-cosmetic line expertly crafted with cosmeceutical ingredients and designed to address multiple signs of aging.

Ziba Cosmetics: combines traditional eyebrow artistry with modern empowerment through its signature brow collection.

Complementing the INDIE 360° Pavilion focus this year will be a panel discussion on “Rooted in Beauty: Exploring Latina Heritage and Ingredient Innovation in Beauty Brands,” on Wednesday, May 1st at 2:30 pm in the Innovations Theater. Trailblazing entrepreneurs will share how their Latina heritage shapes their brands and fosters authentic connections with consumers as well as discuss how ingredients from Latin America shape their formulations. 

The comprehensive INDIE 360° experience at Suppliers’ Day also includes a dedicated conference track, organized by IBA (Independent Beauty Association), that explores every angle of bringing an independent brand to market.  Sessions will cover branding to consumers, contract manufacturing, supply chain, MoCRA 101 and more. A highlight of INDIE 360° will be the “People’s Choice Award,” where Suppliers’ Day attendees can vote for their favorite INDIE pavilion brand participant. This winner will be announced at a champagne toast at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2rd.

Members of the press can join this year’s INDIE 360° VIP Media Tour to meet founders from all participating companies on Thursday, May 2nd from 11:00 am as well as Inspiration Zone ingredient participants; RSVP required as only a limited number of spots are available.

Additional educational programs offered this year at Suppliers’ Day will cover microbiome, hair care innovations, bio-technologies, fragrance, current cosmetic regulations, nutricosmetics, Chinese beauty market, innovations from exhibitors and Inspiration Zone, beauty trends, California beauty market, along with “Truth in Beauty: Sci-Comm Influencers Panel,” “Digital Age of Beauty,” “Discover Sustainability,” and “World of Chemistry.” A special Keynote Presentation on The Green Sciences Revolution by Dr. Qian Zheng of L’Oreal will take place on May 2nd. The NYSCC Industry Awards Night will take place on May 1st at LAVAN Midtown and feature the announcement of the finalists of the CEW Supplier’s Beauty Award.

For more information on NYSCC Suppliers’ Day and to register to attend, visit: https://nyscc.org/suppliers-day/.

About New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC)

Dedicated to the advancement of cosmetic science, the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists strives to increase and disseminate scientific information through meetings and publications. By promoting research in cosmetic science and industry, and by setting high ethical, professional, and educational standards, we reach our goal of improving the qualifications of cosmetic scientists. Our mission is to further the interests and recognition of cosmetic scientists while maintaining the confidence of the public in the cosmetic and toiletries industry. NYSCC Suppliers’ Day in New York City is the leading North American event for beauty ingredients, formulations, and delivery innovations.  For more information visit: www.nyscc.org. Connect with NYSCC on Facebook at @NYSCC and Instagram: @NYSCCMAIN


Editor’s Note:  To request a press badge for Suppliers’ Day and RSVP for the INDIE 360°  Media Tour contact Annie Scully: [email protected]


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