Welcome! Introducing ipsy Open Studios, a groundbreaking new concept in beauty that champions the creator. Offering ready access to studio space, video production equipment and collaborations, ipsy is making it easier for beauty creators to hone their craft and stay savvy on what’s trending in digital media. No strings attached.
That’s right. No agents. No commissions. No commitments. No exclusivities. Basically, there’s no pressure at ipsy Open Studios!
As an aspiring artist just several years ago, Michelle knows all too well the challenges facing beauty creators, today. Michelle’s mission has always been to build a fun, thriving community of beauty lovers who support and inspire each other. Thus, Open Studios was born.
Ready to get started?
- Apply now to become a member
- Read our insider blog posts, filled with tips for beauty creators
- Check out some videos recently filmed by members at our studio in Santa Monica, California
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- I don’t live in LA, is that OK? Sure! We have our studio and frequent events in Santa Monica, CA, but we also have online mentoring sessions, opportunities to collaborate with ipsy, amazing content on our blog, as well as a supportive and informative private Facebook group.
- I’m already a member of another MCN (or blogger network), is that OK? Yep, there are absolutely no contracts or exclusivity with ipsyOS. We welcome everyone!
- I don’t have a YouTube channel, is that OK? We are looking for digital beauty creators on all platforms. If you do not have a YouTube presence, please be sure to mention your other channels in your application.
- I’m just getting started, what are the requirements for getting accepted? We are looking for passionate beauty creators from around the world at all stages of their career. We approve members based on a combination of quality of content and engagement. If you have 10k+ on YouTube or 25k+ on Instagram you are eligible for Glow benefits (see below). However, if you do not hit these numbers and your content is high quality, or you are growing at a fast rate, we will provide you with Glow benefits.
ipsyOS Benefits Include:
- Facebook Forum Membership
- Blog access + Profile features
- ipsy Social Collabs
- Online Mentoring Sessions
- Gen Beauty Ticket Discount
- Snapchat Takeovers
- In-person Mentoring Events*
- Studio access*
- Free Gen Beauty Ticket*
- Access to Royalty Free Tunes*
*Benefits with an (*) receive Glow priority
- This seems too good to be true… What’s the catch? There really are no catches. We have developed the free ipsyOS platform as a way for us to give back to the community and to help develop future beauty creator superstars.
- I have more questions! Head on over to our Contact Us page and our team will get back to you ASAP!