Jillian Wright: Co-Founder, Indie Beauty Media Group

My NativeAdVert:

Jillian Wright is the co-founder of Indie Beauty Media Group, producer of Indie Beauty Expo, Beauty Independent and BeautyX Summit. A skin health expert, Jillian owned and operated Jillian Wright Clinical Skin Spa prior to founding IBMG in 2015. During her tenure there she also launched her eponymous skincare line. IBE currently produces 3 multiple-day domestic events in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas, as well as international events in London in 2018 and Berlin in 2019. IBMG’s platform includes Beauty Independent, a digital publication geared towards beauty entrepreneurs, BeautyX Summit series focused on entrepreneurial learning and networking, and Retail Partnerships, such as #ShopTheExpo with Neiman Marcus and Spark Beauty with Feelunique, offering retailers a program to seek, secure and sell differentiated indie beauty collections. "I didn’t have a platform to do serious business with press and retailers, so I created one. I teach, I lead, I write and I prevail." -Jillian Wright

My Goal of the Day: To always be productive and do something positive for other people.

My Thought of the Day:  I can slay anything that comes my way!

My Action of the Day: I will slay anything that comes my way!

My Pic of the Day:

(Jeannie Jarnot from Beauty Heroes created a secret project just launched this week for the holidays with three new indies brands to the market.  Pictured with Jillian: Elysse Crabtree from WabiSabi, Dana Jackson from Beneath Your Mask, Michelle Ranavat from Ranavat and Rachel Roberts from Oyl+Water.  They were modeling Dino Apparel which is an organic cotton brand from LA.)

My Pic of the Day:

What do you love most about Your City? 

I love the city’s diversity in culture.

Favorite breakfast meal & restaurant? 

I usually don’t eat breakfast.  I have one cup of coffee and then eat an early lunch.  But I love making breakfast for dinner.

What are you doing at:

6:00 AM –  Getting myself ready to get the kids ready for school.

10:00 AM - I’m in the office answering emails.

12:00 PM - Favorite Lunch spot/meal? 

My desk!

7:00 PM -  Cooking dinner for the family.

11:00 PM -  Going to bed.

What drink do you need to get through the day and at the end (and how many)?

One cup of coffee.

Most used App/Favorite Instagram Account? 

Instagram and my favorite account is @indiebeautyexpo

What should everyone try at least once?

To smile at a stranger.

Where do you enjoy getting lost? 

In my head.