By: Steve Webner Staff Writer for World Liberty TV
Questex’s International Beauty Show (IBS New York) and the International Esthetics, Cosmetics, & Spa Conference (IECSC New York) return to the Javits Convention Center March 5-7, co-locating to offer beauty and wellness professionals nearly 100,000 square feet of exhibit space.
Where hundreds of brands will be selling at professionals-only prices. In addition to the exciting list of exhibitors and educators, the 2023 New York Shows will feature multiple new onsite experiences that celebrate and support event attendees, while encouraging them to say YES to themselves.
Attendees will have the opportunity to walk through miles of exhibits, learn the latest industry trends and techniques from prominent artists and skilled estheticians, and acquire business-building skills to take their crafts and careers to the next level.
“We’re thrilled to be back in New York City with new onsite experiences and opportunities that encourage and celebrate our attendees and help boost their careers,” said Elizabeth Fantetti, Partnership and Event Director, Questex’s Beauty and Spa Group.
“The Shows provide the chance to honor the unsung heroes and hardest working people in the professional beauty and spa industries. We’ve created a space for them to shine, grow and be seen.”
NEW ONSITE EXPERIENCES: THE POWERHOUSE PAVILION: Celebrating Black Beauty Entrepreneurs –located on the IBS New York show floor, this pavilion will showcase, celebrate, and empower Black beauty industry entrepreneurs. Sponsored by Myavana, the space will feature a gallery highlighting some of the most successful beauty entrepreneurs over the years and have beauty industry business consultants available to provide guidance for any attendee looking to boost their careers.
LOOK and LEARN STAGE – also located on the IBS New York show floor, attendees can watch renowned artists demonstrate the latest techniques while lounging, networking and enjoying cocktails with colleagues and friends.
HEALTHY YOU PAVILION – located on the IECSC New York show floor, this area gives attendees the opportunity to “Say Yes to a Healthy You” while experiencing the latest in health and wellness products from top brands like Sugar bear Vitamin Care. Plus, attendees can stop by the Recharge & Hydrate Lounge to relax, regroup and reconnect with friends and colleagues.
In addition, the IECSC show floor will feature the Studio Stage, a demonstration area developed for exhibitors to present the latest and greatest products and technologies.
The IBS New York 2023 exhibit floor featured hundreds of high-profile brands,including: Amika, Andis, Chi by Farouk, DNA Hairtools and Extensions, Gelish +Morgan Taylor, HALOCOUTURE Extensions, KANAR, MAC Cosmetics, Morfose Cosmetics, Olaplex, Parlux, Turbo Power and many more!
IECSC New York 2023 exhibiting brands included Circadia, Eminence Organic Skin Care, HydraFacial, Geneo, FarmHouse Fresh, LightStim+, MerryLaz, Silhouet-Tone USA, Procell Therapies, Repechage and more!.
Over 200 sessions are included free with an Exhibit Hall pass. Hands-on workshops provide a more tactile educational experience for an additional fee. Attendees have access to all free classes at both co-located Shows.
We had the pleasure of interviewing the legendary Dr. Farouk Shami, Chairman and founder of Farouk Systems. To view exclusive interview in our World Liberty TV, Beauty Channels by clicking here.
We had the pleasure of seeing the following products at the International Beauty Show 2023:
Professional Hair Dryer , CHI Rocket Low EMF: This hair dryer includes high and low-speed heat settings and a cool shot button to meet your needs. One of the best hair dryers on the market, CHI’s Rocket Hair Dryer comes with a comb and nozzle attachment that provides professional salon results for fine hair, curly hair, thick hair, and even color-treated hair. CHI’s hot tools are perfect for styling your hair and they are made with the highest quality materials. Want to blow-dry your hair in a quick and stylish way? CHI’s Rocket Hair Dryer can make that happen! The comb attachment is designed for easy styling, whether you’re looking for loose waves or tight curls. To buy or learn more about the Professional Hair Dryer , CHI Rocket Low EMF , click here for more information.
CHI The Sparkler Special edition 1” Volcanic Lava Ceramic Hairstyling Iron: 1” VOLCANIC LAVA CERAMIC FLOATING PLATES: This innovative combination of elements offers an incredibly smooth styling surface for effortless glide-ability on unruly and coarse hair textures.
REDUCE HEAT DAMAGE: Using the combination of Lava and Ceramic, styling is allowed at lower than normal temperatures producing less damage to the hair. Heat damage is reduced by the ability to use lower temperature settings than traditional heat styling.OPTIMAL STYLING: Quick heat up and maximum temperature of 425°F (218 °C)DUAL VOLTAGE: Travel the world with convenience and rest assured that your tool is safe.
ADD A LITTLE EXTRA GLAM: The Sparkler is covered in over 3,000 genuine crystals. To buy or learn more about the CHI The Sparkler Special edition 1” Volcanic Lava Ceramic Hairstyling Iron click here for more information.
CHI LAVA, Volcanic Lava Ceramic Pro Hair Dryer: LCD Digital Temperature Display, 4 Heat Settings and 3 Speed Settings, 3 Magnetic Attachments: Diffuser, Precision Concentrator, and Smoothing Nozzle, 7 Second Reverse Auto Cleaning Function, Cool Shot Button and Cool Air Setting, Low Noise at 80dB• 11 ft. (3.35m) Cord Length, Up to 110,000 rpm/min for Powerful Airflow and 50 Million Negative Ion Output Technology. To buy and learn more about CHI LAVA, Volcanic Lava Ceramic Pro Hair Dryer click here for more information.
Turbo Power FORMA Professional Trimmer with Black Diamond DLC Blade: Engineered to be perfectly balanced in your hand, the TurboPower Forma professional hair trimmer features a skeleton style design for the most precise results. Black Diamond DLC Blade:Fully adjustable blade can be easily zero gapped for the closest cut and finish. Highest quality Black Diamond Carbon DLC blade stays cooler, rust-free, and sharper longer. 120 Minute Run Time,Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery with 120 minutes of run time. Charging stand with pass-through cord that can also be used for corded operation and universal mini USB charger for worldwide use.
Removable Drop-Top: Removable drop top option for skeleton-style design to expose the blade for cooler operation, better sight line, easier cleaning, and enhanced precision. To Buy and learn more about Turbo Power FORMA Professional Trimmer with Black Diamond DLC Blade click here for more information.
Caliber Professional .22 STINGER Linear Magnetic Motor Cordless Trimmer: Superior Japanese Precision Linear Magnetic motor, 10,000 + SPM of consistent power, More than 5 year of life time Low noise and less vibration technology, Pro Lithium Ion Battery, 1500 MAH ICR lithium ion battery, over charging and overusing protection technology, corded and cordless technology and 120+ minutes of power. To buy and learn more about Caliber Professional .22 STINGER Linear Magnetic Motor Cordless Trimmer, click here for more information.
Hot Tools Pro Artist Black Gold Collection, QuietAir Power Dryer: Hot Tools Pro Artist Black Gold QuietAir™ Power Dryer, loud on power, but not on sound! Featuring an innovative motor that’s 30% quieter, *Compared to Hot Tools™ 1043 Dryer, its exceptional performance and quiet sound combine for an experience that’s — dare we say it? — enjoyable. With 1875 watts, 3 heat/2 speed combinations, and a cool shot button, you’ve got fast, powerful drying, total customization, and sleek, shiny results for every hair type! Its sleek look and ergonomic handle put the fun in functional. Whether you’re styling all day long or just once a day, you can enjoy music or a conversation while you dry since the motor is so quiet.QUIET MARK CERTIFIED: Dryer has passed the stringent acoustic testing of the Quiet Mark organization. This accreditation allows the QuietAir™ Power Dryer to carry official certification as a ‘quieter’ product. To buy or learn more about the Hot Tools Pro Artist Black Gold Collection, QuietAir Power Dryer, click here for more information.
Hot Tools Pro Artist Black Gold Collection 1/1/4 Salon Curling Iron: The pro-grade Black Gold Digital Salon Curling Iron has a new modern look. With its sleek design and ergonomic handle, you can style with ease. Plus, it heats up quickly for fast, long-lasting curls. Its advanced Black Gold styling surface leaves your locks smooth and shiny — even at high heats. Variable heat settings (up to 455oF) and Pulse Technology ensure professional results. To buy or learn more about the Hot Tools Pro Artist Black Gold Collection 1/1/4 Salon Curling Iron click here for more information.
These are some of the best, Dryers, Irons, trimmers we saw at the International Beauty Show 2023, take a few minutes of your time and view the vendors respected websites to learn more about their products.
About IBS New York: Produced by Questex and presented by American Salon, IBS New York is the longest running professional beauty event in the country. IBS New York is for professionals only and reaches a wide cross‐section of participants including salon owners and managers, hair stylists, hair colorists, cosmetologists, makeup artists, nail technicians, beauty and hair product manufacturers and distributors. Connecting serious beauty professionals with the best in the industry, the show brings hundreds of top beauty brands together under one roof for free educational classes by industry legends, workshops, and exclusive show-floor discounts.
About IECSC: Produced by Questex, the International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conferences (IECSC) are for professionals only and reach a wide cross‐section of participants from spa and wellness product manufacturers and distributors to spa owners, directors and managers, estheticians, massage therapists, medical estheticians, and dermatologists .With dynamic trade show floors, in-depth conference programs, and presented by American Spa, the IECSC events provide the perfect meeting ground for the world’s most elite and qualified spa professionals looking to meet the top skin, cosmetic and wellness companies.
About QUESTEX: Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.