Ao Skincare Nominated Finalist for Green Innovator Brand of the Year at the 2019 IBI Awards

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association (ICMAD) has announced the finalists for the annual Indie Beauty Innovator (IBI) Awards.


The awards recognize innovation across product development, brand stewardship and overall talent in the beauty industry.


Submissions were reviewed by an independent panel of industry experts across media, retail, product development, design and packaging sectors, including: Ian Ginsberg, C.O. Bigelow, Daniela Ciocan, Access Beauty Insiders, Sherri Koetting, MSLK Design Group, Annie Jackson, Credo, Jeb Allured-Gleason, Global Cosmetic Industry magazine, Lara Eurdolian, PrettyCo­nnected, and Nina Vargas, LA Fashion magazine.

Winners will be announced at the Indie Beauty Innovators Awards event, to be held July 29, 2019 at The Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas. Along with recognition at the awards ceremony, winners will receive access to the Beauty Innovator Award Seal, to be used across their communic­ations.


The winner of the Green Innovator Brand of the Year will be featured in clean beauty retailer Credo (the runner-up will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the Credo merchant team).


Introducing the 2019 IBI Awards Finalists


Green Innovator Brand of the Year

  • Distil Skincare LLC (Ao Skincare)
  • Kudarat INC
  • Little Green  


You can read the full press releases here: These are the Finalists for the 2019 Indie Beauty Innovator AwardsIndie Beauty Award Finalists and ICMAD announces finalists for 2019 Indie Beauty Innovators Awards


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