NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Indie Beauty Media Group (IBMG), publisher of Beauty Independent (BI) announced the winners of its inaugural Beacon Awards during a live virtual celebration on Sept. 30th. This program, the first of its kind, is exclusively focused on recognizing innovation and excellence in independent beauty and beauty entrepreneurship.
The editorial team at Beauty Independent selected 75 nominees across 15 award categories. Winners were then determined by a panel of 15 expert evaluators assigned to four evaluation committees based on their background and expertise. The evaluation process also took into account testimonials, provided by Beauty Independent subscribers, whose voices represent the diverse and thoughtful community the publication serves.
“Although the indie beauty segment has made inroads in the beauty industry, it’s still dominated by legacy players,” says Beauty Independent Editor In Chief Rachel Brown. “However, consumers are increasingly voting with their dollars