Indie Expo Canada 2018 Shopping Guide

Indie Expo Canada 2018 Shopping Guide - Exclusives, Price Lists and More

Indie Expo Canada is fast approaching and if you are anything like me, you need a game plan to get through the day.  I will be listing pricing, swatches and more as they become available.  Some of these will be links to the brand’s fan page or IEC event group so you may have to request membership to see them.

Alter Ego Body Care Products IEC-US Vendor  IEC-VIP

Alter Ego Nail Polish - Indie Expo Canada 2018

Based out of Wisconsin, Alter Ego doesn’t offer free shipping to Canada so it is a great time to shop.  Alter Ego has a great purple found in the VIP bags and a bright and cheerful pink with flash of blue as an exclusive.  Plus, you can see me at her table so stop by and say hello!  Cynthia will have her new Fan Faves collection as well an early release of her Jurassic Park inspired polishes!

Alter Ego Poised Heroine (VIP) swatchesAlter Ego  Gentle Benevolent (exclusive) swatches  |  No item list yet

Pricing: Polishes will be $11 for full size bottles (17ml) and $6 for minis.  Alter Ego includes tax in Canadian pricing and accepts cash or PayPal.

Bee’s Kees Lacquer IEC-US Vendor  IEC-VIP

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You would usually have to spend $75 to get free shipping from Bee’s Knees Lacquer so IEC is a great time to try them out.

Swatches: Swatches of the VIP and show exclusives here!

Pricing: Still to come.  Bee’s Knees Lacquer will be taking cash CAD and USD. Prices will include taxes.

More Info Coming!

Beyond the Nail IEC-Canadian Vendor  IEC-VIP

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Fellow member of the Canadian Beauty Bloggers, co-owner Maddie and her sister Krystyn will be at IEC with Beyond The Nail.  With polishes and a huge selection of decals and nail guides they are a one stop shop for nail art looks.

Swatches of their VIP and show exclusives still to come

Pricing: See full item list here.  Polishes are $12 each but you can get four for $44 or eight for $84.  Bargain bin polishes are $7 and VIPers will get a free set of select mini decals with purchase. You can also prepay for items by making an order on their website.

CANVAS Lacquer IEC-Canadian Vendor


Local to Toronto, CANVAS sells on Etsy and has started to branch out to be available in boutique stores.

CANVAS’s exclusive is Nice For What, a red thermal that turns peach when cool (swatches to come)

Pricing: Regular $15 |  Sale $12 | Clearance $8 plus cuticle oils at $12.  They accept Canadian cash, Visa or Mastercard plus PayPal is an option.  Pricing includes tax.  VIP ticket holders can get 20% off at the show.

CbL / Colors by Llarowe IEC-US Vendor  IEC-VIP

CbL Logo Llarowe

Moving back from a stockist and maker to just maker, you can get Colors by Llarowe through Girly Bits but still a great time to pick them up without shipping or minimum quantities.

Swatches: There are some swatches of the VIP and limited edition polishes here.

Pricing: Item list still to come.  CbL will be accepting USD, CAD, credit and debit. Tax is included.

Clionadh Cosmetics IEC-Canadian Vendor  IEC-VIP

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One of the non polish vendors at IEC, Clionadh makes vegan eyeshadows, blush and highlighters.  They will have their fan fave Paleo palette at IEC as well as their new Archeo palette so be sure to drop by their table.  There are limited quantities of these so make it an early stop on your journey through the show.

Clionadh will not have any event exclusives and their VIP offering is also from their regular line.

Pricing: Canadian cash, debit and major credit cards (Visa, Master Card and American Express).

Cuter Cuticles IEC-Canadian Vendor

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You know I love Cuter Cuticles so am happy to see them at IEC for 2018.  From cuticle oil to barrier butter and even mani bombs, Sammi has you covered on all the things to make your nails look pretty before you touch that bottle of polish!

IEC Exclusive: Lemon Cupcake Trio (cuticle oil, barrier butter and lip gloss)

See her full item list with pricing here.  Sammi will be accepting Canadian cash, PayPal and Visa/Mastercard.  Tax is included in pricing.

Ever After Cosmetics IEC-US Vendor  IEC-VIP

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Not just nail polish, Ever After is known for their Cuticle Crelly too.  Be sure to sign up for an account on their website to become a Polished Princess and earn Princess Points towards free goodies!

More Info Coming!

Fair Maiden Polish IEC-US Vendor  IEC-VIP

Fair Maiden Polish

Established in 2014 by long time best friends Adrienne & Sarah, Fair Maiden aims for pretty, feminine and fun with their polishes.

More Info Coming!

Fiendish Fancies IEC-Canadian Vendor  IEC-VIP

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Mixing her love of horror movies and nail polish, Lara of Fiendish Fancies will be at IEC again for 2018 with her vegan and cruelty free polishes.

Swatches: See swatches of the three limited edition polishes including their anniversary polish here.  No swatches of the VIP polishes yet but you can get a sneak peek at the shades here.

Pricing: See her full item and price list in the IEC facebook group

Want to guarantee your purchases? Join the Fiendish Fanciers facebook group for a pre-order form!  You can pre-pay by PayPal or pay at the show when you pick up your order.

Girly Bits Cosmetics IEC-Canadian Vendor  IEC-VIP

Girly Bits Cosmetics logo

As the founder of Indie Expo Canada and a major stockist of indie polish for Canadians, Girly Bits will obviously be a huge part of IEC.

Swatches: still to come

Pricing: Girly Bits will have their IEC preview up soon here with pricing and more.  In the mean time, check out this printable with details.  Girly Bits will be accepting Canadian cash, credit cards, contactless (tap & pay) debit and credit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, chip credit cards, and direct paypal transfers.

Green Glitter IEC-Canadian Vendor

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What makes a glitter green you ask? Green Glitter from Flowmie is made from Eucalyptus and processed into a cellulose (thin film like seaweed), then coloured using food grade dyes and ultra fine bits of Aluminum for that sparkle.  It is is compostable, digestible by microrganismins, and biodegrades in sea water!

More Info Coming!

Inspired Sense IEC-Canadian Vendor  IEC-VIP

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Many of you will know Trish from Inspired Sense from various nail groups.

Swatches:   No swatches yet but a sneak peek of some of the items here.  VIPers, check your bag for a card to see if you won a prize and pick up at the Inspired Sense table and get a set of decals with the Inspired Sense logo.

Pricing: See a full list of items and prices available at IEC here.

LynBDesigns IEC-US Vendor

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As a smaller maker, JennaLyn from LynBDesigns is using IEC’s new Launchpad.  So there will be a smaller selection than some of the regular tables and a limited quantity of 100 bottles.

No show exclusive to show you swatches of, but I do have a list of everything she is bringing to the show here: LynBDesigns at IEC Item and Price List.  All polishes are $12.50 and she accepts cash or PayPal.  Buy 5 bottles and get the 6th free.

My Indie Polish IEC-Canadian Vendor  IEC-VIP

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Tanya’s My Indie Polish is one of my faves because it wears really well on my crappy nails and she really has something for everyone.   Along with polishes, My Indie Polish will have wax melts, skin care and aromatherapy inhalers at IEC.

Swatches: coming soon!

Pricing: See her full item and price list on the IEC facebook group.  See full details on these grab bags hereNew to My Indie Polish?  Pick up one of er mystery polish grab bags to try them out.  You can get four bottles of 5ml minis for just $10 and more.  .

Native War Paints IEC-US Vendor  IEC-VIP

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Around since 2014, Amanda of Native War Paints specializes in shimmer polishes and watermarbling neons.  Another brand that is available through Girly Bits but always good to buy in person!

More Info Coming!

Paint It Pretty Polish IEC-Canadian Vendor  IEC-VIP

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Local to me, Sherri of Paint It Pretty Polish made me a custom polish last year.

There are loads of swatches of her VIP, exclusive and limited edition polishes so head over to her facebook group to see them all.

Pricing: See full price list and item list here.  Polishes are $10 each for regular polishes or 5 for $45.  Blue Me Away at IEC (exclusive) is $12 while Bling Me Up at IEC (limited edition) is $11.  They accept cash or credit card payments.

Rogue Lacquer IEC-US Vendor  IEC-VIP

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Rogue Lacquer is a new brand and will be part of the IEC Launch Pad program for 2018.  Rachel was part of Ever After Polish, but after 4 years on opposite sides of the US, they have decided to split into their own brands.  Rogue has some amazing polishes for their first launch so be sure to stop by as launch pad tables have limited quantities.

Swatches  and more info to come!

SoGa Artisan Soaperie IEC-Canadian Vendor  IEC-VIP

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Not just nail polish at IEC!  SoGa Artisan Soaperie is back with their adorable looking soaps and more.  A Canadian brand, they offer flat rate shipping across all of North America if you fall in love with their products and need more.

More Info Coming!

Terrah Essentials IEC-Canadian Vendor  IEC-VIP

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New to IEC for 2018, Terrah Essentials make handcrafted skincare and more.  They even have a store in Mississauga if you want to shop for more after using your IEC goodies!

No word yet on what the VIP offer is but you can visit their website for pricing.

See my own shopping guide for Terrah Essentials here.

Turtle Tootsie Polishes IEC-US Vendor  IEC-VIP

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Swatches: Swatches of the show exclusives here

Pricing: Still to come.  Turtle Tootsie will be accepting cash only in US or Cdn.

On top of the brands mentioned above, VIP bags also have goodies from Glamour Doll Eyes, and Under a Hula Moon.

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