2018 IBI Award Winning Artist Theresa Francine

THE IBI AWARDS

A Global Celebration of Beauty Artisans

Unsponsored. Entirely Independent. Globally Inclusive. All About The Artistry.


Here, it won’t matter how many followers you have, where you live or who your clients are. You’ll be judged on one thing — your work.

THE IBI AWARDS

A Global Celebration of Beauty Artisans

Unsponsored. Entirely Independent. Globally Inclusive. All About The Artistry.

 

Here, it won’t matter how many followers you have, where you live or who your clients are. You’ll be judged on one thing — your work.

2018 IBI Award Winning Artist Theresa Francine

Entirely Online: A Global Stage Unlike Any Other.

The International Beauty Industry Awards were founded on the belief that inclusivity and accessibility matter. That is why your work is submitted and judged entirely online.

No travel, No tickets to expensive events, No limits to what you can create.

50 categories ranging from everyday to avant-garde to celebrate an industry as multifaceted as it’s Artisans.

WHEN:  Autumn 2020
WHERE:  Online (International)

Entirely Online: A Global Stage Unlike Any Other.

The International Beauty Industry Awards were founded on the belief that inclusivity and accessibility matter. That is why your work is submitted and judged entirely online.

No travel, No tickets to expensive events, No limits to what you can create.

50 categories ranging from everyday to avant-garde to celebrate an industry as multifaceted as it’s Artisans.

WHEN:  Autumn 2020
WHERE:  Online (International)

Makeup Artist Farjana Epshita, 2019 WINNER Best Bridal Makeup

Artistry.
Above all.

The International Beauty Industry is fully committed to supporting, inspiring and celebrating hair and makeup artisans globally.

  • The IBI Awards are fully independent
  • No sponsors or brands
  • No popularity voting
  • By and for Global Beauty Artisans
How it Works

Artistry above all.

The International Beauty Industry is fully committed to the global community of hair and makeup artisans.

  • The IBI Awards are fully independent
  • No sponsors or brands
  • No popularity voting
  • By and for Global Beauty Artisans
How it Works

Hair Artist Rodrigo Araneda of Montreal, Canada, 2019 WINNER Overal Cut & Style

Makeup Awards 2020/2021

The IBI Makeup Awards 2020/2021 will be given to the best makeup artist in various categories such as:

  • Best Glam
  • Best Men’s Makeup
  • Best Culture Inspired
  • Best Bridal
  • Best Drag
  • Best Special Effects
  • Best Natural
  • And more

If you’re a makeup artist and would like to apply to enter our best makeup awards for 2020/2021, put your name on the list.

Apply

Look by Makeup Artist Michelle Dubé of Australia, 2018 Finalist, Best Creative / Unconventional

Hair Artist Rodrigo Araneda of Montreal, Canada, 2019 FINALIST, Best High Fashion

Hair Awards 2020/2021

The IBI Hairdresser Awards 2020/2021 are given to the best hairdresser in various categories such as:

  • Best Overall Cut & Style
  • Best Natural Hair
  • Best Fantasy / Vivid Color
  • Best Updo / Upstyle
  • Best High Fashion
  • Best Fantasy / Creative Style
  • Best Short Hair Cut & Style
  • Best Avante-Garde / Hair Art
  • Best Men’s Cut & Style
  • And more

If you’re a hairdresser and would like to apply to enter our best hairdresser awards for 2020/2021, add your name to the list

Apply

Hair Artist Rodrigo Araneda of Montreal, Canada, 2019 FINALIST, Best High Fashion

Quality. Equality.

IBI’s mission is to give beauty artisans an international platform to be recognized, offer an all-inclusive outlet for opportunity, and cultivate a global community of discovery and inspiration. 

Makeup Artists

Salons & Studios

Students & Non-pros

“New York-based IBI has created a competition for hair and makeup artists…They’ve opened the field to anyone in the world working in the beauty industry…Whether you’re a seasoned veteran with your own salon or a makeup specialist converting an actor into an alien for a sci-fi outing, you’re eligible.”

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Independently Judged. Internationally Recognized.

Independently Judged. Internationally Recognized.

I love the IBI awards, as it is judged independently, so it’s open to anyone, regardless of your following on social media or age. It just looks at your skill as an artist.

Sara Ashmore-Kehoe, Ireland2019 IBI Award Winner

I love the IBI awards, as it is judged independently, so it’s open to anyone, regardless of your following on social media or age. It just looks at your skill as an artist.

Sara Ashmore-Kehoe, Ireland2019 IBI Award Winner

I love the IBI awards, as it is judged independently, so it’s open to anyone, regardless of your following on social media or age. It just looks at your skill as an artist.

Sara Ashmore-Kehoe, Ireland2019 IBI Award Winner

I love the IBI awards, as it is judged independently, so it’s open to anyone, regardless of your following on social media or age. It just looks at your skill as an artist.

Sara Ashmore-Kehoe, Ireland2019 IBI Award Winner

I love the IBI awards, as it is judged independently, so it’s open to anyone, regardless of your following on social media or age. It just looks at your skill as an artist.

Sara Ashmore-Kehoe, Ireland2019 IBI Award Winner

Makeup Artist Cindy Chen of California, 2019 WINNER, Best Avant-garde Makeup

Globally inclusive. All online. All about the artistry.

  • Not judged on votes / likes
  • No event tickets to buy or show to attend
  • No travel or time away
  • Not a live competition – work in your own time
  • No sponsors, brands or required products
  • Not just creative looks, 50 categories to choose from
  • Artists from any country can enter
  • Judged completely anonymously – It’s all about your work
  • Small entry fee (it’s how we stay fair and independent)

Makeup Artist Cindy Chen of California, 2019 WINNER, Best Avant-garde Makeup

If you’ve made someone look great, you’re eligible to enter.

Judged entirely independently, the IBI Awards are open to any makeup or hair artist, anywhere in the world.
You’ll be judged on one thing – your work.

Learn more about who can apply?

Put your name on the list.

Be the first the know when The 2020/2021 IBI Awards re-open for entries.